The Piatigorsky Cup Commemorative Chess Pieces - 4.5" King
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Piatigorsky Cup Series Chess Pieces. It features a 4.5" King with a 1.8" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the finest woods. The Chess pieces feature a beautiful antiqued Mahogany patina, are heavily weighted and feature billiard cloth base pads under the pieces.
To commemorative the Legendary Piatigorsky Cup Chess tournaments of 1963 and 1966, which at the time were the strongest tournaments held in the United States and included such participants as World Champion Tigran Petrosian and future World Champions Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky.
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Piatigorsky Cup Series Chess Pieces. It features a 4.5" King with a 1.8" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and are the first set we've ever produced that features a Gorgeous distressed Mahogany patina, designed to have the look and feel of one of the actual Piatigorsky Cup sets. These chessmen are heavily weighted and feature billiard cloth base pads under the pieces.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Piatigorsky Cup Series Signature Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.
|ISBN||Does not apply|
|Chess Board Included?||The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately|
|Fitted Coffer Compatible?||Will Not Fit in any Coffer|
|King Height||4.5'' inch / 11.43 cm|
|King Base Diameter||1.8'' inch / 4.57 cm|
|Recommended Chess Board Size||2.5" inch / 6.4 cm|
|Basepad Material||Billiard Cloth|
|Median Set Weight||77 ounces (2.18291 kg)|
|Total Number of Pieces||34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)|
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