Reykjavik Chess Set
What makes this chess set unique?
Ebony & Blood Rosewood Chess Set
Luxury Reykjavik II Series Genuine Ebony and Blood Rosewood Chess Set: Featuring 34 weighted chess pieces with double queens, wood chess board and chess piece storage box.
The Chess Pieces: Featuring Genuine Ebony and Blood Rosewood, 34 weighted chess pieces with 4 queens, billiard cloth base pads on chess pieces and hand carved.
The Chess Board: Superior Traditional Elm Burl / Bird's Eye Maple wood features Elm Burl (dark) and Bird's Eye Maple (light) squares with an Elm Burl frame. This veneered chess board has a satin finish and a beautiful molded edge.
The Chess Piece Storage: The Mahogany Premium Chess Piece Storage box is lined in green billiard cloth, divided and features brass quadrant hinges and a lock & key.
What are the dimensions?
Chess Board Dimensions: 22.5” x 22.5” x 0.5”. Board Square Size: 2.25”. Chess King Size: 3.75”. King Base Width: 1.75”.
What the heck is the king base width? It is the diameter of the base of the king (the bottom of the king piece). This measurement is important when selecting the right chess board square size for the chess pieces that will be playing on it.
What are some of the unique selling features of this product?
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The chess set wood explained:
Burl wood defined: Burls result in a uniquely patterned wood, which is highly prized for its beauty. It is valued and sought after by artists, furniture makers and sculptors.
Birdseye maple defined:Bird's eye is defined as a type of figure that occurs within several kinds of wood, most notably in hard maple. It has a distinctive pattern that resembles tiny, swirling eyes disrupting the smooth lines of grain.
Rosewood defined: Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining.
Ebony wood defined: Species of ebony are from India, western Africa and Indonesia and is prized for its luxuriant, multi-colored wood grain.