Chess Pieces Russian- 3.75″


In the 1950s and 1960s the Russian Chess Set was one of the most popular chess sets used at major international chess tournaments, most notably the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Russian in 1959. Thus, you may often see this set called the Russian ’59.

As with all wood pieces, sets many have variations in colors of grain within a set.  These pieces are weighted. The smaller pieces contain lighter weights, while larger pieces have heavier weights. Featured in this set:

Extra Queens

Contrast tops on several pieces

Distinctive knight

Beautiful distinctively grained wood pieces

Available in Sheesham, Ebonized Hardwood, or Rosewood (+ $40)


3 3/4″ King Height

1 1/2″ King Base

54g King Weight

For Chess Boards with 1 3/4″ to 2 1/8″ Squares

Set weighs approximately 3 pounds 5 ounces



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