The Bobby Fischer Ultimate Chess Pieces

Product Code: WE044037

  • $57.00 USD
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Product Details

A classic for decades, the recreated Bobby Fischer Ultimate Tournament Chess Pieces give the chess player the ultimate chess-playing experience. The low center of gravity makes this an excellent set for blitz or speed chess.

This innovative set of chess pieces was specifically designed for the serious chess player. The pieces are ergonomically engineered to feature smooth surfaces and seamless edges to make extended games more enjoyable.

The unmistakable feel of these heavily weighted pieces provides an extra level of confidence for your game. The "Infinity Weighting System" means the weights are molded into the plastic for a permanent solution against loose weighting

This set features the white/black that players have requested. It weighs in at 3.8 lbs, one of the heaviest club and tournament style pieces you can find.

The large-headed pawns and bishops, and the grooved knights are easier to grasp. The premier weighting system is designed to last longer than other weighted chess sets with extra protection added to keep the weights from falling out. With thick billiard felted bottoms, you can be assured these chess pieces will endure many years of rigorous play.

  • The Ultimate pieces meet all US Chess Federation and FIDE world standards for chess play
  • Pieces are triple weighted and weigh collectively 3.8 lbs. (1.72 kg)
  • King 3.75 in. (95.2 mm) tall with a 1.65 in (41.9 mm) base diameter
  • King weight: 2.9 oz.
  • Premier weighting system designed to last longer than other weighted chess pieces
  • Includes 34 pieces including 2 extra queens



Customer Reviews

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Jules
Nice overseas shipment

This set is beautiful and sturdy, shipment to Spain was very fast and I am very happy with my purchase and the shopping experience.
Thanks

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Frank C.
Best plastic set I ever saw or used

IMHO, this Bobby Fischer set is the best plastic set currently on the market. Spend the extra twenty bucks and get this you won't regret it.

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Leith Weston
Best Plastic Chess Set

I've purchased a variety of plastic chess sets from the top chess merchants, including the Marshall, Reykjavik, and Commander designs, as well as the standard Triple Weighted Regulation sets. The Bobby Fischer Ultimate v3 set is on another level. It's notably heavier, and has an iconic design, including large pawns that are great for blitz. You can feel the quality of the plastic, notably harder than other sets, and the weights are rock solid, no hint of a jiggle. The weights are secured with a unique manufacturing process, molding them in place, instead of gluing them with epoxy, which can come loose over time.

Everyone I play with comments on this set the first time they handle it. Accept no substitute!

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Erik Rairden
Very nice set

Very high quality. I bought this as a gift as I already have a nice "3.75 marshall series" set I just bought. I don't like the fat pawns, bishop top, or knight. But the sound of the plastic seems way better/solid than the marshall series (which sound light; more hollow).

I weighed my 3 sets. My old 2009 wooden set, and these two new plastic sets. The numbers are grams and pounds. This fischer set weights ~1 pound more.

Fierce Knight Staunton in Sheesham & Boxwood - 4" 1426 3.14
Marshall series plastic - 3.75" 1225 2.70
Bobby Fischer ultimate v3 plastic - 3.75" 1709 3.77

The negative part of this set is they seem too big for a 2.25" board, although the king base/square ratio does follow the 75-80% rule (75), and my preferred larger board of 2.375" doesn't (71%). Another negative is one pawn has a black scuff on the top of it easily visible. I tried to rub it out and it helps a little, but even w/ some 70% isopropyl alcohol it still hasn't come off completely.

Attached pic is the 2.25" vs 2.375". Smaller on right.

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jorge vidal

Pieces with good appearance, touch and weight.
Good job




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