Our classic Greek-Roman period chess set represents scenes from the transition period between the falling Greek Empire and the rising Roman Empire. Our stunning gold and silver coloured zinc chess pieces tell the story of the Greeks ferocious struggle for survival.
The aggressive stance of the knights and pawns reveal the brutality of these wars, the postures of the king and queen indicate their unquestioned leadership. The pieces in our Greek Roman chess set show great attention to detail.
The board itself is 28 x 28xm; it is fantastically smooth and elegant. The board is raised off the playing surface by bronze pillars on each corner. Each square on the board is indented, giving it a beautiful appearance.
The Greek Roman chess set comes securely packaged in a stylish wooden storage box with bronze handles and clasps. The pieces are held individually in a fitted felt casing, with the board fitting on top.
- Greek/Roman Chess Set includes:-
- 2 x king - height 54mm
- 2 x queen - height 49mm
- 4 x bishop - height 47mm
- 4 x knights - height 40mm
- 16 x pawns - height 33mm
- raised 28 x 28cm brown and gold alternating coloured bronze chess board with 28 x 28mm individual playing squares.
- foldable 34 x 34 x 7cm wooden storage box.