The individual Indian style exquisite Indian chess set, for it is truly a chess set fit for a King. pieces of this unique chess set are works of carving, which complement each other perfectly. In keeping with the royal history of this game, the Rajasthani chess set depicts two armies ready to face each other in battle.
Chess is believed to have developed in India, from a medieval game called Chaturanga. The four-sectioned for the different divisions of the army ? Kings and Queens on chariots, noblemen on elephants, cavalry and foot soldiers.
The carved chess pieces represent two armies to show uniforms and turbans. The pawns are carved as foot soldiers, bearing arms. The Rooks are fighters seated on camels, the Knights are riders mounted on horseback and the Bishops are warriors carried by elephants. The fine statue, on each carefully carved piece, clearly depicts the features of the animals and their riders.
Each King and Queen piece is 4 Inch high and is carved to show a large elephant bearing a royal howdah and shaped like a peacock, on its back.
The Kings and Queens are not shown in this set; the symbolic howdah, on the elephant back, indicates their presence.
If your a chess lover, this regal Rajasthani chess set is sure to add to your enjoyment of this absorbing game. This set is sure to enhance the beauty of your home, make an excellent conversation piece, and could well be your introduction to the fascinating Game of Kings?
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King Height – 10 cm
Queen Height -8.5 cm
Rooks, Bishops, Knight Height- 4.5 cm
Pawn Height – 3.5 cm
King Base – 5 cm
Pawn Base 3 cm