In the 1950s and 1960s the Zagreb Chess Set was one of the most popular chess sets used at major international chess tournaments, most notably the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959. Thus, you may often see this set called the Zagreb ’59. (Zagreb is now the capital of Croatia.)
We have renamed and improved the set substantially, just look at the beautiful Knight with arched neck perked ears and an icy stare, this set is sure to be a favourite among the collector or occasional chess player.
Billiard cloth green felt pads to bases for protection of surfaces.
This set ships with 4 Queens as standard!
King height is 4″ (101.6 mm)
King base is 1.62″ (41.27 mm)
King weight is 2.5 oz (70.82 g)
Set weight is 2.86 lbs (1.30 kg)
Complete set of 34 Chess pieces. Includes extra Queens and a lovely root wood storage box.
Matched perfectly with our luxurious Italian made walnut chessboard.
This 20 Inch board in glorious walnut rootwood and maple wood Manufactured in Sorrento, Italy. This wonderful masterpiece is a spectacular delight and would grace any home or office.