(41 x 41) cm
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Sharing deep cultural value and timeless design, Manopoulos Chess sets are created through the skills of gifted sculptors, designers, and craftsmen. Each chess set showcases aspects of Greek civilization and European history, from playing pieces which draw on notable historical and mythical figures and famous works of art, to themes taken straight from the history and mythology of Greece, Manopoulos Chess sets are sure to inspire.
Drawing from Greek mythology, the Giants Battle Chess set takes inspiration from the legendary battle between the Ancient Greek gods and the Giants, sons of Mother Earth, and their fight for supremacy of the cosmos.
Hercules (Pawn), the greatest hero of mythology, is often depicted wearing the lion skin from his first labor. Zeus (King), his father and King of Gods stands almighty with his thunderbolt in hand, while beside him is Athena (Queen), armed defender of justice, who always protected Hercules. Also taking part in the Battle of the Giants are Apollo (Bishop), and Centaur (Knight) who kidnapped Hercules’s wife, so the hero killed him to save her. Ironically, years later it was his poisonous blood that caused Hercules’ death.
About the Brand
Manopoulos has been creating premium quality board games since 1972. Traditional craftsmanship and flawless manufacturing techniques, handed down from generation to generation are reflected in each backgammon and chess set they design, carrying on the Manopoulos’ legacy through uncompromising demands of style, materials, and workmanship.
Using traditional art techniques and exquisite craftsmanship, each game is the result of gifted sculptors, designers, and talented craftsmen working together to create unique pieces of art for your home and enjoyment.
Handcrafted in Greece.
Product type: Chess set
Dimensions: (40.5 x 40.5) cm
Material: Zinc Alloy 5
Colors: Silver, and Gold
Weight (per chess set): 5 kg
* The products must not come in contact with chemicals.
* Avoid humidity and water contact.
* Clean by using a dry cloth.
Packaging: Packaged in a paperboard box with flip-top opening and glossy finish, imprinted with the Manopoulos logo.
Packaging dimensions: (L 42.5 x W 42.5 x H 7) cm