Zeus High Polymer Heavy Weighted Chess Pieces with 3.7 Inch King and Extra Queens, Pieces Only, No Board
Best Chess Set's Zeus heavy weighted chess pieces with extra queens feel great in the hand and are carefully crafted for the serious chess player. The total weight of this set comes in at 2.7 pounds so you'll enjoy the feel of each piece in your hand as you defeat your opponent move by move. These high quality pieces are made out of durable high polymer plastic and are made to look like dark brown and green stone. In addition, they are padded on the bottom to protect your board. The king is 3.7 inches in height with a 1.7 inch diameter base so this set is meant for a large board (sold separately). Please make sure to measure out our stated dimensions to see if they fit your needs before ordering. Comes in retail packaging. Best Chess Set® is a California based company and this product is assembled in China in our own quality controlled factory.
A complete set of high quality heavy weighted chess pieces with two extra queens (34 pieces total)
King height: 3.7 inches (Large), King base diameter: 1.7 in, King weight: 2.2 ounces, Pawn height: 2 in, Pawn base diameter: 1.2 in, Pawn weight: 0.7 oz (please verify that dimensions fit your needs before purchasing)
Total weight of game pieces: 2.7 pounds
Chess piece type: High polymer plastic with glossy finish in dark brown and green, heavy weighted, padded bottom
Pieces only (board is not included)
Zeus High Polymer Set
Posted by Chris W. on 17th Jan 2020
I had been eyeing this set for some time. I finally pulled the trigger and bought this set. I really like the stone look to these pieces. The Green is like a Jade Green color which I really love. The other side is a Smokey Brown color. Isn't not as exciting as the Jade Green color but can't have both sides be Jade Green. It does the job though and it is the only set out there that has stone simulation looks. The main reason I bought the set. There is only one other set out there that has a stone/marble look. That is the old Cavalier sets back in the late 1960's. With the Cavalier sets. It is a hit or miss on eBay. Not to mention not having extra queens. The weight of the set is just right. I prefer this amount of weight over the other High Polymer sets in 3.75" bestchessset.com offers. This set is good for blitz due to the wide bases and the weights. There is one design I think really holds it back. That is the tops of the Rooks. Super thin and is vulnerable to snapping at this area. This is a reason I only gave this set a 4 star review instead of 5 stars. I would suggest using a red and white or buff roll up board for this set. Seems to give really good amount of contrast between the pieces and board. Blue I think would be another good contrasting board color as well. Just stay away from green or black roll up boards when using this set. I wish I could attach a picture of what this set looks like on my Red Leather full color print vinyl chessboard. This set and board combination is really nice. So if you like the odd unique looks chess sets. I would highly recommend getting the Zeus High Polymer chess pieces.
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