Alexander the Great in Bud Rosewood Chess Pieces (X3054)
Another staunton work of art in pure grade one Bud Rosewood, with a Knight that is outstanding, graceful, elegant and delightfully different. This set was designed for the chess olympiad in Turin. Comes in a included in the price with each piece having it's own home within. (The knight doesn't have a home, it has a stable.) Triple weighted, double queens, felted bases - a wonderful set and a bold departure from standard staunton. The set is pure artwork in pure Bud Rosewood. The chessmen were designed by some of the finest chessplayers from all over the world and now to make it available to chess lovers we have shifted from the bull to a knight keeping all the other pieces the same which makes this set a good combinaiton of playable set with a very artistic knight.