Recommended Board B1004 | Alternate Board B2003
This Chess Baron Product: Charlemagne is a beautiful replica of one of Europe`s most famous chess sets .Named for the great King Charlemagne ,the set came to Europe
after his reign in the 11th century. Probably carved in Italy and now sits in the National Library in Paris France. In 11th century Chess was new to Europe originating from the Arabs. At that time, the Rook was a Chariot, the Bishop an Elephant. The Europeans changed some of the characters to what is now generally seen. The king is 3.5 inches tall. This set comes in the Rosewood-Ivory colour and was reproduced by a Canadian Artist and made in Canada.Chess Baron: It's all about the customer.