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13″ Chess Wooden Set for the Blind – Pegged

SKU: 9018


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King height: 65 mm

King base: 25 mm

Weight of the king: 9 grams

Black chess pieces are made of Indian rosewood (SHEESHAM) and white pieces are made of Boxwood

A board made of Sheesham without numbers and letters. The darker squares are raised

Board dimensions R: 330 * 330 * 25 mm

Dimensions of the kit in a cardboard box 330 * 330 * 50 mm

Weight: 1550 grams

The set consists of 32 chess pieces (2 queens)

Made in India

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Chess set for blind chess players and usable in chess tournaments for the blind. The darker squares are raised slightly, the pieces all have a dowell to hold them in place, and the dark pieces have the required spike to designate their colour. All made in a fine quality solid sheesham cabinet and approved by the Braille Chess Association in the UK. It measures 13 inches square. High-quality chess tools and boards are produced in the homeland of chess - India. A unique feature from other types of tools and chessboards is that they are made by excellent materials – boxwood, sheesham or rosewood and using handwork. Tools designed in "Staunton" style. Staunton is a special design for a set of chess pieces that was created in the middle of the 19th century and is now considered standard (classic). The designer of the kit is considered to be Nathaniel Cook. Staunton sets are recommended for competitions organized by FIDE. The shape of the pieces are named after the English chess player Howard Staunton, who was considered the strongest chess player in the world in the 1840s. One of the unique features of such figures is the square on a bishop