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Chess ( Шахматы) Matryoshka Doll. "Russian vs English". Exclusive design from Russia. Each doll is painted on both side and is either a black or white chess piece. .Chess first came to Russia along trade routes from Persia and India around the 7th century. In 1151, Ivan IV "the Terrible", with the blessing of the Orthodox Church, banned chess in Russia, but, according to legend, died while playing chess. The Russians were the dominant players of chess for decades, until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. 5 nest, 4" to ¾". 1 only.

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