• Please specify product option(s).

    The Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

    Price as configured: $199.00

    Catalog Product Code: MENWZAG3875

    Wood Selections

    Upgrade Your Order?

    +$29.95
    +$39.95
    +$79.95
    +$79.95
    +$89.95
    Total Price with Upgrade:

    Price as configured: $199.00

    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img

    "With a distinct European flair and styling, a stunning reproduction of one of the most popular chess sets used in the major international Chess tournaments during the 1950s and 1960s."

    The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Zagreb '59 Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.875" King with a 1.75" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. The design of the Zagreb '59 Chess set is an adaptation of the most popular Chess set used at major international Chess tournaments throughout the 1950s and 1960s, most notably the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959.

    The House of Staunton has taken several minor improvements to the design of the Chess set, including the ability to replace the ball finial (cross) atop the King with the more recognizable Formée cross to conform to modern Western tournament praxis. The Chess set comes with both styles of King finials (crosses) that are easily removable, allowing its owner to option to change between both styles. The Chess set has been designed to withstand years of use (and abuse), as it lacks many of the ornate details commonly found on Chess Sets that can be susceptible to damage in the heat of battle. For example, the Chess set features reinforced Pawn collars, stylized Knights and minimal Queen crenellations for unmatched durability. The Zagreb '59 Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in both the historical importance of the game of Chess, as well as those looking for an attractive Chess set that is both economical and durable.

    As with all of our Chess sets, the Zagreb '59 Series Chessmen exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

    The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.

    Related Products

    • The Executive Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Executive Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.6" diameter base.
      img

      The Executive Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWEXE375
      Our Price: $89.00

    • The Royal Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King
      For the discerning Chess player, one that demands the highest quality and as close to perfection as can be achieved by human hands, The House of Staunton is proud to introduce the Royal Collector Series Luxury Chess set. This club-sized Chess set features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" diameter base and is crafted out of the highest grade Boxwood and Genuine Ebony.
      img

      The Royal Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWRCL44
      Our Price: $1,695.00

    • The Fischer Series Plastic Chessmen - 4.0" King
      This premium plastic Chess set features a 4.0" King with a 1.875" diameter base and is triple-weighted. The design and feel of these Chessmen make them ideal for both Tournament and Rapid Play (Blitz) Chess.
      img

      The Fischer Series Plastic Chessmen - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENFISCH40-BI
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Club II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
      Special 50% off sale!
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Club Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
      img

      Club II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Special 50% off sale!
      Catalog Code: MENWCBII375
      Our Price: $34.50

    • The Fischer Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The Fischer Series Luxury Chess set features a 4.4" King with a 1.75" diameter base and is heavily weighted. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade Boxwood and Genuine Ebony. True to the originals, these Chess pieces are heavily weighted, have luxurious billiard cloth base pads on each of the Chessmen. >
      img

      The Fischer Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWFIS44
      Our Price: $795.00

    • 6" St. Petersburg Paperweight - Natural Boxwood - Bishop
      Organize your workspace or create a striking conversation piece with House of Staunton paperweights!   The exquisite design of the St. Petersburg series has been supersized, with the King standing an immense six inches high and heavily weighted.   Please Note: These are sold as individual pieces only!   ***This item is final sale. No returns or exchanges will be allowed.***
      img

      6" St. Petersburg Paperweight - Natural Boxwood - Bishop

      Catalog Code: PW-STPETE-BISHOP-BOXWOOD
      Our Price: $12.95

    • The Classic Series Chess Set - 3.5" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series Chess set. It features a 3.5" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods.
      img

      The Classic Series Chess Set - 3.5" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCLA35
      Our Price: $89.00

    • The Premium Renegade Series Chess Set - 3.875" King
      "From the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., a stunning and original masterpiece that captures in both design and proportion the relative value of the individual Chessmen, a unique feature found in no other set of Staunton Chessmen."
      img

      The Premium Renegade Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWREN3875-PREM
      Our Price: $599.00

    • The Renegade Series Chess Set - 3.875" King
      "From the Maestro Frank A.Camaratta, Jr., astunning and original masterpiece that capturesin both design and proportion the relative value of the individual Chessmen, aunique feature found in no other set of Staunton Chessmen."
      img

      The Renegade Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWREN3875
      Our Price: $179.00

    • The Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 2.875" King
      "With a distinct European flair and styling, a stunning reproduction of one of the most popular chess sets used in the major international Chess tournaments during the 1950s and 1960s."
      img

      The Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 2.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWZAG2875
      Our Price: $99.00

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb