Baku Soviet Reproduction Chess Set
Violet Crown Chess is proud to offer the Baku Soviet Reproduction Chess Set. This is full club-size chess set featuring a 4.4" King height with a 1.6" diameter base. This set comes complete with 34 pieces including extra Queens. The chess pieces are hand-carved by our master artisans from the highest quality wood. These pieces are heavily weighted, beautifully antiqued, and completed with a glossy lacquer finish.
This set is paired with a Barcelona Deluxe Chess Board in either Walnut or Wengue. Made in Barcelona by Rachapados Ferrer, this veneer board features 55mm squares and a square size boarder. It easily accommodates most 3.75"-4.2" Kings, making it ideal for competition or home display.
1961 Soviet Championship held in Baku, this set features a unique sleek piece style with a wide extruding base. The hand-carved knights are charming to look at and hold, while the bishops are turned beautifully.
|King||4.4" (112mm)||1.6" (42mm)|
|Queen||3.5" (90mm)||1.5" (39mm)|
|Bishop||3.4" (86mm)||1.4" (37mm)|
|Knight||3.3" (86mm)||1.4" (37mm)|
|Rook||2.7" (71mm)||1.4" (37mm)|
|Pawn||2.4" (63mm)||1.3" (33mm)|
|Dark Pieces||Ebonized Boxwood|
|Recommended Square Size||2.16" to 2.36" (55mm to 60mm)|
|Weight||3.5 lbs (1520 grams)|