Size: 11*11*2cm - 146 gr.
Pawn(smallest figure): 1,5 cm
King(biggest figure): 2 cm
The Soviets saw chess as embodying their revolutionary ideals. It was a game of skill, and the USSR prided itself on its intellectual talents. It was cheap, and anyone could play it. And to Soviet leaders, its back-and-forth dynamic reflected the dialectical concept of history espoused by Marxism.
This beautiful small chess set was made in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine from 1970’s. Chess figures are made of plastic, blacks against whites. The bottom of figures have magnets to magnetize figures on the metals to be held. On the Front side of the cover you can see in Kyrilish the name of the city, Dnepropetrovsk. This chess set has paper cover, shows us that, it was produced as a souvenir.
This beautiful chess set is absolutely suitable for chess FANS and Travelers, Retro lovers or collectors. Maybe it can be gifted to your near or dear one.
“Produced by history”