Immerse yourself in the rich history and legends of ancient Ireland with this magnificent Celtic chess set by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC). Crafted to commemorate the momentous Battle of Clontarf in 1014 AD, where the Celtic forces, led by King Brian Boru, rose up against the invading Vikings, this set beautifully captures the spirit and aesthetics of the era. Each chess piece in this set showcases the artistic and unique designs that were characteristic of the Celtic tribes. From the intricate Celtic knot-work patterns to the finely crafted weaponry and armour, every detail has been meticulously recreated to reflect the historical accuracy and cultural significance of the time. As you engage in a game on this chess set, you have the opportunity to step into the shoes of Brian Boru, the legendary High King of Ireland, and strategise your way to victory against the Viking invaders. The clash between the Celtic and Viking forces comes to life on the chessboard, allowing you to relive the epic battle and rewrite history with your tactical skills. Beyond the gameplay, this chess set serves as a testament to the skill and workmanship of the Celtic tribes. Their artistic prowess and unique designs have left a lasting impact on the world, and this set pays homage to their cultural legacy. Immerse yourself in the world of ancient Ireland, where legends and history intertwine, with this magnificent Brian Boru-themed chess set by Studio Anne Carlton. May your moves be as strategic as King Brian Boru himself, and may you channel the spirit of the Celtic tribes as you engage in a battle of wits on the chessboard. This is the Hand Painted Variation of the set, with each piece individually hand-painted by skilled artists. The four-week painting process adds an extra level of uniqueness and artistry, with each painter contributing their own style to the set.