Dubrovnik Wooden Chess Pieces

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      Quality wooden chess pieces, felt base
      Weighted, coated
      Tournament size
      Material: Sheesham

      These chessmen are considered to have significant historical importance and are a timeless design classic.

      This set was designed and made for the 1950 chess Olympiad in Dubrovnik (Yugoslavia).The 1950 Dubrovnik chess set was designed without religious symbols (king's cross & bishop's miter).. The pieces were sensibly designed to play with wide bases requiring a minimum of 55 millimeter chessboard squares. Originally were not weighted, however this set of pieces is.

      In a radio interview Bobby Fischer stated: This 1950 Dubrovnik chess set is the best set I have ever played on. It is marvellous.Fischer owned a 1950 Dubrovnik chess set that he kept in a safe, which was subsequently sold by a storage company to pay for an outstanding storage bill. A chess collector provided a chess set after Fischer requested it for the 1992 Fischer–Spassky rematch held at Sveti Stefan. This is the later version of Dubrovnik chess set, world known design.

      Dimensions (height|width at the bottom):
      King: 9,0 cm 
      | 3,1 cm
      Queen: 8,0 cm | 3,1 cm
      Rook: 5,2 cm | 2,9 cm
      Bishop: 7,4 cm | 2,9 cm
      Knight: 6,6 cm | 2,9 cm
      Pawn: 5,4 cm | 2,6 cm

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