• 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 Leicester Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Leicester Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.875" 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 Leicester Series Chess Set offers an elegant twist on the Staunton Pattern. The Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., is proud to offer this exceptionally well-crafted set of wooden chessmen that combines a slender profile with a masterful bridled Knight design.
      img

      The Leicester Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWLEI40
      Our Price: $299.00

    • The Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
      "Crafted to capture in spirit the exquisite style and proportions of the Staunton pattern Chess sets produced during the 1920s, this elegant Chess set features one of the finest Knight designs ever produced."
      img

      The Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCAP40

      Our Price: $749.00


    • Anderssen Series Timeless Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Anderssen Timeless Series Chessmen. Part of our Timeless Collection, it is exact reproduction of the Jaques of London circa 1850 Anderssen Staunton pattern chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 2.0" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted. These Chessmen are an exact match to the original chessmen, down to the smallest details!
      img

      Anderssen Series Timeless Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWAND44
      Our Price: $899.00

    • The Pro-Line Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      As with all of our Chess sets, the Pro-Line 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!
      img

      The Pro-Line Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWPRL40
      Our Price: $99.00

    • The Sultan Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
      "Designed by the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., an entirely new concept in Staunton Pattern chess sets, resulting in a masterpiece that is without a doubt the most beautiful Chess set ever produced!"
      img

      The Sultan Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWSUL40
      Our Price: $1,049.00

    • The Windsor Series Chess Set - 3.875" King
      "An exact reproduction of one of the most popular chess sets used in most major US Chess Tournaments during the 1950s and 1960s, including a young Bobby Fischer who won the 1958 US Chess Championship with these popular chessmen."
      img

      The Windsor Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWWIN375
      Our Price: $129.00

    • The Classic Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.7" 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 - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCLA40
      Our Price: $109.00

    • The Championship Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
      "An exact reproduction of one of the most famous Chess sets ever produced and has been used at every major Chess event for the past 10 years!"
      img

      The Championship Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCHP375
      Our Price: $69.00

    • 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

    • 6" Imperial Collector Paperweight - Golden Rosewood - BISHOP
      Organize your workspace or create a striking conversation piece with the Imperial Collector paperweights! The exquisite design of the Imperial Collector 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!
      img

      6" Imperial Collector Paperweight - Golden Rosewood - BISHOP

      Catalog Code: LEG-PW-GR-BISHOP
      Our Price: $50.00

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb