The World Chess Championship set in the Academy Edition is a full chess set with plastic pieces, a strong cardboard board in grey, black and white colors and a beautiful drawer box.
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.
- Pieces are weighted
- 2 spare queens
- The pieces are made from a high-quality plastic injected into a bespoke hand-polished mold.
- King height is 86mm, best for club and tournament play.
- The set comes with a high-quality cardboard chessboard with notation, the board size is 44x44 cm, square size is 50mm
- Designer: Daniel Weil of Pentagram