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Exclusive Russian Zagreb Chess Pieces in Ebonized Boxwood & Natural Boxwood - 4.1" King

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Material: Ebonized Boxwood & Natural Boxwood


Dimensions:    King Height - 4.1"(105mm)  
                        King Base -   1.7"(43mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.2"(58mm)    
                        Pawn Base - 1.3"(34 mm)


You're getting: 34 pieces (2 extra Queens included); Board and Storage Box is not included

Weight
: 1250 grams approx. (44.09 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.

Recommended Board Size
: (1.9"-2.3")/(50 mm - 60 mm) sq.

Shipping
: FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More


Note:  Taxes/Customs charges are included.

Features
Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King   4.1"(105mm) 1.7"(43mm)
Queen 3.5"(90mm)  1.7"(43mm)
Bishop 3.2"(80mm)  1.5"(37mm)
Knight 2.8"(70mm) 1.5"(37mm)
Rook 2.5"(63mm) 1.5"(37mm)
Pawn 2.2"(58mm)  1.3"(34 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1250 grams approx. (44.09 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebonized Boxwood
Light Pieces Natural Boxwood
Recommended Board Size (1.9"-2.3")/(50 mm - 60 mm)  square size.

Reproduced 1959 Russian Zagreb Series chess set in Staunton style is made up of ebonized boxwood and natural boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4.1 inches and its base is a robust 1.7 inches. Wider base and superb size proportioning from the king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. Along with the unique long, downward-pointing head of the knight, what makes this reproduction so unique is how it feels in your hand. The set is entirely handmade in India and weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board.

The opposing pieces are made of natural boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic detail. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces have billiard board green felt pads on their bases which give you the smooth movement on the chess board. 

History: In the 1950s and 1960s the Zagreb chess set was one of the most popular chess sets used at the major international chess tournaments. It gained popularity when it was used in the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959.

Design & Quality:  

Appropriately weighted these pieces are very stable on board and a pleasure to touch and feel. Each piece is meticulously carved and polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is unmatched and that is what made them favorite of the masses. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a masterpiece which any connoisseur will admire.

The original Zagreb chess sets are selling at thousands of dollars, but that is not every what every chess collector can spend on a hobby. chessbazaar worked very hard to take out this repro design at very affordable price without compromising on quality so that every chess enthusiast can buy and admire the beauty of this chess set.

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.

Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant.

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Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or customs duty after your payment at chessbazaar.com. Know More

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Customer Reviews
Nice pieces. Review by A Dragon of the North who lives in the South
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So I splashed out and brought myself this set, a large Zargreb set (Russian, so it says, but then Zagreb is in Croatia!).
At first I thought cool and wow these are large and had to make a suitable sized chess board. I was going to pick up a different set but went with this one, lucky I got it a good discounted price, so keep an eye out for those (that'll be my next set...discount yo!).
The pieces are nicely made and coloured. I was drawn to the knight and Rook, and on closer inspection the Bishops are boob heads ahah.
The real deal with these is when you start to play with them, the size, the shape, the weight all very nice.
I am very happy with this set. Good work Chessbaazar. I'll be back. (Posted on 9/18/2018)
Great Review by Emerson
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The quality is great and very affordable even for countries with crappy currencies like mine. The free shippping makes a real difference. This was my first buy from Chessbazaar, but for sure not the last. Thanks! (Posted on 7/7/2018)
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