Chess pieces Dubrovnik standard black. 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 mitre).. The pieces were sensibly designed to play with wide bases requiring a minimum of 55 millimetre chessboard squares.
Originally were not weigted, 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. A chess collector provided a chess set after Fischer requested it for the 1992 Fischer-Spassky rematch held at Sveti Stefan. This is the plastic replica of Dubrovnik set This is the later version of Dubrovnik chess set, world known design.Field size: 50 mm Board size: 50 cm Thickness; 1.5 cm. Olive wood & Wenge inlaid handcrafted chessboard 50x50cm. Crafted with quality Olive Wood and Wenge veneer, this board would compliment any modern household interior. This veneered Chessboard is 15 mm thick and has a satin finish. It is ideal for king's height 9.5cm.