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PA12706: Crusades Deluxe Chess Starter Kit



  • Crusade Deluxe Chess Starter Kit.
  • Crusades chess side, when cast and painted. Chess board is available in shop as extra
  • Saladin chess side, when cast and painted. Chess board is available in shop as extra
  • Richard the Lionheart chess side, when cast and painted. Chess board is available in shop as extra
Price:
$258.07 (inc V.A.T.) $209.81 (exc V.A.T.)
SKU:
PA12706
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Weight:
4.56 KGS
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Product Description

This starter kit contains:

Model metal contains a percentage of lead in the alloy.

The Crusades.

Richard the Lionheart (1157-1199) and Saladin (1138-1193). The crusades began in 1095 with an appeal by Pope Urban II to free the Holy City of Jerusalem from Muslim hands, This effectively ended in 1204. During that period the Papacy called as many as four Crusades, The first of which recovered Jerusalem in 1099. However in 1187 the Turkish ruler Saladin once again put the Holy City under Muslim control. This event led to the so called Third Crusade and the coming of Richard I of England to the East. Though accompanied by the King of France until 1191 Richard the Lionheart is the best remembered commander of the Third Crusade.

In leadership the Turks and the Western forces were evenly matched, Richard was a brave fighter and perhaps an abler soldier than Saladin, who was by far the better Statesman. The most notable military encounter of the struggle was the siege of Acre (1189-1191). The besieged garrison, assisted from outside by Saladin, heroically held out for two years against a combined land and sea force. After Acre fell, Richard made further gains but was stubbornly resisted by Saladin. The conflict ended in stalemate: The two leaders agreeing to armistice in 1192. Richard failed to recapture Jerusalem, but secured the right for pilgrims to visit the Holy Sepulchre.

Saladin's side Richard's side
Size of pieces in mm
King 68
Queen 60
Bishop 60
Knight 66
Rook 38
Pawn 55
Size of pieces in mm
King 62
Queen 61
Bishop 60
Knight 65
Rook 47
Pawn 54

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