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 as can be seen by clicking on the pictures below.
The board itself is 28 x 28cm; 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. The pieces are held individually in a foam casing with the board fitting on top.
Greek Roman Chess Set includes:
2x Kings - Height 5.4cm
2x Queens - Height 4.9cm
4x Bishops - Height 4.7cm
4x Knights - Height 4.1cm
4x Rooks - Height 4cm
16x Pawns - Height 3.3cm
Raised 28 x 28cm brown and gold alternating coloured bronze chess board - with 2.8 x 2.8cm individual playing squares.
Foldable 34 x 34 x 7cm wooden storage box.