The iconic chessmen first produced by Jaques of London in 1849 has been perfectly hand crafted for today's collector in the Jaques 3.5 in. Fischer Spassky Chess Set - Oak and Red. Commemorate one of the world's greatest chess battles of all time, the 1972 World Championship between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer, which featured the same Jaques of London Staunton design now renowned as the gold standard by professionals all over the globe. This collection of boxwood and ebony pieces with 3.5-inch king are housed in a luxurious oak box with elegant brass hardware and soft black lining. This rare chess set comes packaged with a signed Staunton certificate authenticating that this is the original Staunton design.
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
- Oak and brass box with black lining
- Signed Staunton certificate with each set