Official FIDE Set

Official FIDE Set

£345.11 Incl VAT | (£287.59 Excl VAT)

The Official FIDE chess pieces are based on the proportions of classical Greek architecture and the classic Staunton design to create a set that is both modern and traditional.

Weight of set: 780 g /27.5 oz

Description

The Official FIDE Chess Set was first used on DGT boards at the World Championship Match in 2013 in Chennai, India when Magnus Carlsen used the pieces to defeat Vishwanathan Anand and become the 16th world champion.

The distinctive set was designed by internationally renowned Pentagram designer and architect Daniel Weil. The pieces are based on the proportions of classical Greek architecture and the classic Staunton design to create a set that is both modern and traditional.

The set includes two queens per colour.

Weight of set: 780 g /27.5 oz
Please note that stated weights are for indication only and may vary from set to set as natural products are used and the sets are handmade.

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