nWith a distinctly 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.
nWe are proud to offer the Zagreb ’59 Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3″ King with a 1.3″ diameter base. The Chess pieces hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. The design of the Zagreb ’59 Chess set 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 held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959.
nThe Zagreb ’59 Series Chess set is ideal for those that interested in both the historical importance of the game of Chess; as well as those looking for an attractive Chess set i.e. both economical and durable.
nHistory: In the 1950s and 1960s the Zagreb chess set one of the most popular chess sets used at the major international chess tournaments. It gained popularity when it used in the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959.