This unique polyresin chessmen set epitomizes the struggles for domination between Christians and Muslims. This has been a conflict that has continued for thousands of years. 1095- 1292 are the periods that inspired this memorable set because of the exploits of the Crusader Knights.
The chessmen of this set represent the Christians led by Richard I the King of England, also known as Richard the Lion Heart with an opposing Muslim army led by Saladin. This chessmen set represents mainly the Third Crusade. The chessboard is shown for display purposes. The price includes only chess pieces. The king measures 5.5 inches. Recommended square size 2 - 2.25 inches.