It was the chess duel that took the world by storm and defined a generation. Relive it with the Jaques 3.5 in. Fischer Spassky Chess Set Leather Box, featuring the gold standard of chess patterns, the Jaques of London Staunton design. An iconic style that has been the face of chess since its inception in late 1800s, this graceful yet bold set was so magnificent that famed champion and chess critic Howard Staunton agreed to lend his name and signature to every box sold. That tradition of excellence is brought to you now, here, in beautiful boxwood and ebony pieces with 3.5-inch king housed in a luxurious mahogany box with premium leather lining. And as always, this rare collection includes the signed Staunton certificate of authenticity.
About Jaques of London As the oldest games company in the world, the name Jaques is inexorably intertwined with the history of almost any classic game. After literally inventing croquet, popularizing the gold-standard Staunton chess pieces everyone recognizes, and building a series of other games and items with the finest wood in the world, Jaques has continued to reinvent itself. Today, they produce game pieces and sets of the utmost quality in the strongest, rarest, and best-looking materials on Earth.
- Reproduction of the 1972 World Championship set
- Boxwood and ebony pieces - 3.5-inch king
- Mahogany box with leather lining
- Signed Staunton certificate with each set