• 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 Philidor Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to introduce the masterful Philidor Series Chess Set. Part of our Timeless Collection, the Philidor Series Chess set is exact reproduction of one of the least known Chess sets every produced, the Philidor Chessmen Circa 1850 Pattern Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.0" King with a 1.325" Diameter base and are weighted. These Chessmen are an exact match to the original detail, down to the smallest details! 
      img

      The Philidor Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWPHL40
      Our Price: $695.00

    • The Leningrad Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Leningrad Series Chess set. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.0" King with a 1.6" 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

      The Leningrad Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWLEN40
      Our Price: $198.95

    • The Birmingham Series Chess Set - 3.25" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Birmingham Series Chess set. A full library-sized Chess set, it features a 3.25" King with a 1.4" diameter base.
      img

      The Birmingham Series Chess Set - 3.25" King

      Catalog Code: MENWBIR325
      Our Price: $69.00

    • The Classic Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series 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.
      img

      The Classic Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCLA375
      Our Price: $99.00

    • The Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King
      "The Maestro has improved upon perfection by combining our legendary Collector Series Chessmen with the Imperial Knight, without a doubt one of the most finest Knight designs ever produced."
      img

      The Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWIMP44
      Our Price: $999.00

    • The Exeter Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Exeter Artisan Series Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 2.0" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
      img

      The Exeter Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWEXT44
      Our Price: $895.00

    • The Cooke Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.625" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to introduce our newest masterpiece - The Cooke Series Chessmen.
      img

      The Cooke Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.625" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCKE35
      Our Price: $329.00

    • The Novara Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to oofer another masterpiece - The Novara Artisan Series Chessmen.
      img

      The Novara Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWNOV44
      Our Price: $895.00

    • The Burnt Grandmaster Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      An exceptionally well-crafted set of wooden Chessmen at an unbelievable price, The Grandmaster Series Chessmen is designed to replace the low quality Chess sets that plague the market and offers a high-quality wooden Chessmen at a reasonable price!
      img

      The Burnt Grandmaster Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWGRA40-BURNT-B
      Our Price: $149.00

    • The Dublin Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to introduce the Dublin Timeless Series Chessmen. Part of our Timeless Collection, it is exact reproduction of the Circa 1860 Dublin Pattern Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.0" King with a 1.4" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted. These Chessmen are an exact replica of the original Chessmen, down to the smallest details! 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 on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. The design of the Dublin Pattern captures the artistic form and styling of a quintessential Pre-Staunton Pattern Chess set. The House of Staunton has recaptured the essence of these magnificent Chessmen and made them available on a very limited basis. The most striking aspect of the Dublin Series Chess Set is the beautiful patina on the Boxwood (White) Chessmen. Our artisans have accurately captured the rich, golden color commonly found on well preserved antique Chess sets. As with all of our Chess sets, the Dublin Series 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. The Chess Set comes with a personalized Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesive backing that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.
      Our Original Manufacturer's Plaque
      Click for Higher Resolution Image. Now Available From The House of Staunton
      Included with the purchase of these Chessmen is our new Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Crafted from brass, these plaques feature the engraved production details of each individual Chess set, creating a beautiful, permanent record that is truly worthy of House of Staunton-brand Chessmen.Our Original Paper Production Labels are also available. Please Contact Us for information. FINANCIAL COMPARISON
      Actual Circa 1860 Dublin Pattern Chess sets are extremely rare, with only a handful of complete sets in existence and securely in the hands of private collectors. Here's your only opportunity to purchase an exact reproduction of these gorgeous Chessmen, in Pristine Condition.
      img

      The Dublin Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWDUB40
      Our Price: $699.00

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb