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Russian Style Chess and Checkers Game Set, Weighted Chessmen and Wood Board with Storage Drawers, 15"

This elegant chess and checkers game set, features a beautiful 15 inch game board with two storage drawers that is high on style. The hand polished and hand carved Russian chessmen are the perfect match. The king captures the classic look of the distinctive Russian design. Modern chess was invented in Europe, based on an Arabic game (Shatranj) that was based on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we k on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we know and love today. Chess is a read more