The Zagreb '59 Series Prestige Chess Set - 3.875" King

The Zagreb '59 Series Prestige Chess Set - 3.875" King
img

Alternative Views:

Price as configured: $499.00

Catalog Product Code: MENWZAG3875-PRESTIGE-B

Blood Rosewood and Genuine Ebony   +$0.00

Upgrade Your Order?

+$79.95
+$79.95
+$89.95
+$99.95
+$99.95
+$199.95
+$199.95
Total Price with Upgrade:

Price as configured: $499.00

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 Nottingham 1936 Series Chess Set - 4.4" King
    "Created to commemorate the Nottingham 1936 Tournament and designed to replicate the feel and Old World craftsmanship of the Staunton chessmen produced during the late Victorian period."
    img

    The Nottingham 1936 Series Chess Set - 4.4" King

    Catalog Code: MENWNOT44
    Our Price: $895.00

  • 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

  • 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 1.375" 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

  • 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 Westminster Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
    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 House of Staunton English Leather basepads on the King and luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces, with a beautiful finish. As with all of our Chess sets, the Westminster 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!
    img

    The Westminster Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

    Catalog Code: MENWWST44
    Our Price: $895.00

  • Club Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
    "An exact reproduction of the most popular Chessmen used at tournament and Chess Clubs in the United States."
    img

    Club Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

    Catalog Code: MENWCLB375
    Our Price: $59.00

  • The Harrwitz Series Timeless Chess Set - 3.5" King
    The most striking aspect of the Harrwitz 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 Harrwitz 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.
    img

    The Harrwitz Series Timeless Chess Set - 3.5" King

    Catalog Code: MENWHTZ35
    Our Price: $499.00

  • The Hastings Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King
    "Created to commemorate the legendary Hastings 1895 Tournament, it combines the form, broad bases, board presence and exquisite craftsmanship of the time period with a masterful Knight designed by the Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr."
    img

    The Hastings Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.0" King

    Catalog Code: MENWHAS40
    Our Price: $749.00

  • The Monza Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
    The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece from the Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr. - - The Monza Artisan Series Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 2.0" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
    img

    The Monza Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

    Catalog Code: MENWMON44
    Our Price: $995.00

  • The Reykjavik II Series Prestige Chess Set - 3.75" King
    "A faithful reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS)."
    img

    The Reykjavik II Series Prestige Chess Set - 3.75" King

    Catalog Code: MENWREY375-PRESTIGE-B
    Our Price: $499.00

Tell us what you think about this item!
lb