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World Chess Championship Set (Academy Edition)

Regular price $88.95 AUD
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The Official World Chess Set (Academy Edition) is the first-ever set that is produced in plastic in exactly the same design as the famous official World Chess Championship set that is used in the World Chess Championship matches and Grand Prix!


  • The pieces weigh 600 g
  • Comes with 2 spare queens 
  • The pieces were made from high-quality plastic injected into a bespoke mould
  • King height is 86mm, best for club and tournament play
  • The set comes with a high-quality cardboard chessboard, square size is 48x48 mm
  • Designed by Daniel Weil, Pentagram

Since 2013, the sets in this design have been exclusively used in the World Chess Championship matches and top events. The set premiered at the famous 2013 Candidates Tournament in London where Magnus Carlsen won his ticket to the Championship Match on tie-breaks.