Its called "Olympic" because it was produced in 70s in Kiev for the 1980 Olympics. The figures are made of quality plastic and weighted. Inscription inside the board " 11 " (Kievplastmass - the factory where plastic products were made, and the price is 11 rubles). Such chess was produced in 70-80 years.
This is the early version, because the price is indicated for 11 rubles. Later the price was 12 rubles 50 kopecks and 13 rubles 10 kopecks. The average salary at that time was 100 rubles. It's beautiful in its simplicity, the graceful figures in the old Soviet style. Even if you do not play chess, and are not related to this intellectual sport, chess sets are always nice to have in your house as a kind of decoration for your apartment.
Makes a fabulous gift for a chess lover. Material: Plastic (carbolite with brass decor). On one white rook, the plastic turned a little yellow (photo is the top of the right rook). Look carefully at the photo : 32 pcs. Chess board 40 cm 40 cm (15.74 in15.74 in).
King 9.5 cm (3.74 in). Pawn 5 cm (1.97 in).Diameter 3 cm (1.18 in). The item "Olympic soviet chess set 70 s blue black Russian Vintage USSR plastic antique" is in sale since Monday, March 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "truenixie" and is located in Kiev.
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