We ask for and hope for your patience. In going through the Trojan Hoard I occasionally find odd things. This is a nice set and board, and we throw in a cigar box to hold the pieces; Kings are about 2 3/4 inches high, 1 inch base diameter. The set is a Lardy from France, made sometime in the 1960s. The board is a Drueke board.
Board is about 15 by 15 inches. Squares are 1 1/2 inches.
One corner of the board is bumped. We add as well a monograph, The Net and the Trident , which is an all-attacking opening repertoire. The plan of play is simple: play for checkmate at KB2 from the first move, whether White or Black, in any opening known to man, angels, computers, or things that go bump in the night.We have five specialty monographs that go with this. Jacques Mieses and the Danish Gambit.
A collection of the master's games along with analysis of the Danish Gambit 1. Alekhine's Copenhagen Gambit : A collection of the World Champion's games along with analysis of the "Copenhagen Gambit, " a short version of the Danish 1. The Blackmar Gambit: Tricks and Traps: A collection of games in the two gambits of Armand Blackmar 1. Meet the Two Knights' Defense: Ulvestad Variation: A wild line in the Two Knights' Defense 1. Robert Durkin and the Durkin Attack: some of the master's games, among others, with 1.All monographs are all-paper, saddle-stitch stapling, English Descriptive notation. We found a number of antique sets! We have an ongoing sale of 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st century chess clocks, books, and sets!
Watch for our big sales! The item "Vintage Allan Troy Chess Set-LARDY/DRUEKE set, Board, Box, &6monographs 3/4 4/30" is in sale since Tuesday, June 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess".The seller is "edyet-edyet" and is located in Tubac, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.