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Zulu Chess Set

African Tribal Chess Set- Zulu comes with a durable doubled walled box with dye cut foam insert that is made all the way from South Africa by the local artists.

African Tribal Chess Set – Zulu Large

African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
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This is an African People themed chess set that made elegantly and beautifully with a chess pieces inspired by the African Tribal people chess pieces which crafted perfectly to copy the image perfectly, it also comes with African Chess Board. African Tribal chess pieces are molded from high quality Polystone which is from resin and stone, that makes each chess pieces smooth porcelain-like and then finish them meticulously hand-painted by talented African artists with years of experience that used only the best oil paints reason for this chess pieces with detailed designs.

African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small
African Tribal Chess Set Zulu Small

Even the pawns in this set are taller than the King pieces in many other sets, at 3 ½ inches tall, the Pawn measures 3 1/2″, 1.4oz, Chess Pieces Weighs 5lbs. The entire set weighs 10lb, 4oz. Chess pieces features a full set of Roman chess pieces that are each beautifully hand painted and formed from ground marble. 

This type chess set is quite weighty with a total of 5 pounds all together with board and chess pieces.

Pieces:

Pieces: 32 chess pieces inspired from African Tribal people, sold with chess board.

Pieces:

The king – Ndebele chief or known as Zulu chief

The queen – Ndebele matron or known as Zulu matron

The knight – cheetah which is the lioness

The bishop – Ndebele witchdoctor or called as Zulu Sangoma

The rook/castle – Ndebele hut called also as Zulu hut

The pawn – Ndebele warrior called also as Zulu warrior

You’ll surely also loved the chess board of this chess set as the frame is hand-painted and made from high quality board which is Kiaat, Koto, and Cherry wood. Frame also includes the touch of Polystone which is resin, and stone mixture to have a smooth pad when playing and not a hindrance. The board’s thickness measures 0.9” or 2 cm, while the playing square measures 1.57” x 1.57” or 4 cm x 4 cm. The chess board’s length measures 15.12” or 38.4 cm while the width measures 15.12” or 18.4 cm and weighs 4.9lb or 2.2 kg.

The British Vs Zulus Chess Set

The British Vs Zulus Chess Set
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This chess set is made from Italy with high quality and detailed chess pieces including the chess board. Every single chess pieces are elegantly and beautifully hand crafted and ornate, the King measures 3.25 inch and the chess board that is made from walnut and maple measures 15.75 inch.

The African Tribe which is the Zulu:

Zulu King which is Cetswayo, in his tribal gowns, is every inch a regal commander whilst Lord Chelmsford and his wife Adria make an elegant British military couple.The Zulu piece are very striking in their detail. The majestic Queen with her flowing robes and urn, the all knowing ‘bishop’ with his cattle skull right through to the pawns and their beautifully decorated shields. Portraying the Zulu rooks as dwelling huts is pure brilliance, nobly adorned in their red and white uniforms. King Height: 3.25 inches (8.26 cm) King Base Diameter: 1 inch (2.54 cm) King Weight: 22.8 grams Pawn Height: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm) Pawn Weight: 16.9 grams Pawn Base.

British Military Chess pieces:

British Military are armed with pistols or bayonet firearms. A Union Jack flying proudly above a cannon depicts the rooks.

THE HISTORY:

Following a successful introduction of federation in Canada by Lord Carnarvon, it was believed that a similar political tactic backed with a military involvement might be as effective in South Africa.It was Sir Henry Bartle Frere who was sent, as High Commissioner in 1874, to develop these plans. However, some time later in December 1878, Frere, off his own initative and without the consent of the British government, handed Cetshwayo, the Zulu king, an ultimatum. This ultimatum was made with the intent of instigating war as there was no way the Cetshwayo could comply. This non compliance resulted in numerous bloody battles and the Zulu nation’s independence ceased with a British victory.

Pieces:

Pieces: 32 chess pieces, inspired by Zulu which is the African Tribe people and the British Military, sold with chess board.

Wrapping It Up

This is an African People themed chess set that made elegantly and beautifully with a chess pieces inspired by the African Tribal people chess pieces which crafted perfectly to copy the image perfectly, it also comes with African Chess Board. African Tribal chess pieces are molded from high quality Polystone which is from resin and stone, that makes each chess pieces smooth porcelain-like and then finish them meticulously hand-painted by talented African artists with years of experience that used only the best oil paints reason for this chess pieces with detailed designs.

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