• 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 Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 6.0" 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 - 6.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWIMP60
      Our Price: $899.00

    • 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 Craftsman Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.75" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Craftsman Artisan Series Luxury Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 3.75" King with a 1.6" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
      img

      The Craftsman Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCFT375
      Our Price: $329.00

    • Camaratta Signature Series Cooke Luxury Chess Set - Olive Wood / African Blackwood
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece -Camaratta Signature Series Cooke Luxury Chess Set! Combining the Staunton perfection of the Cooke set with the Maestro's Knight design from the Craftsman set, these Chessmen showcase the Maestro's passion for Greek architecture, as well as the highest standard of the Staunton pattern. As well as being a beautifully designed set, this set is also crafted from goregeous Olive wood for the light army and Cocobolo for the dark army, bringing exqusite detailing to the chessboard.
      img

      Camaratta Signature Series Cooke Luxury Chess Set - Olive Wood / African Blackwood

      Catalog Code: MENWCAMCOK375-ABOW-C
      Our Price: $995.00

    • The Portici Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Portici Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 4.0" King with a 1.8" 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 Portici Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWPOR40
      Our Price: $495.00

    • The Mammoth Ivory Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King
      "Crafted from 40,000-year old Wooly Mammoth Ivory, they capture the exquisite design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chess set, registered by Nathaniel Cooke and produced by Jaques of London in 1849."
      img

      The Mammoth Ivory Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENIVRCOL44-IVORY
      Our Price: $12,995.00

    • The Casoria Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Casoria Artisan Series Chessmen. The fourth of five Chess sets from our brand new Artisan Collection.
      img

      The Casoria Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCAS44
      Our Price: $895.00

    • 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 Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King
      To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Collector Series Luxury Chess set. This full-tournament sized Chess set features. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" 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 gold embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings, luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. The Collector Series Luxury Chess set has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, registered by Nathaniel Cooke in March of 1849 and first manufactured by Jaques of London in September 1849.
      img

      The Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCOL44
      Our Price: $849.00

    • The Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 3.875" 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 Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWZAG3875-BRNT-B
      Our Price: $299.00

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb