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Old 1959 Russian Zagreb Staunton Chess Pieces in Sheesham Wood / Boxwood - 3.8" King

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Warranty Information: This chess set doesn't cover under our limited lifetime warranty, means owner can't make a claim against defects in materials and workmanship. Only in-transit damage & cracking replacements will be given. This warranty applies to all the chess sets which are on the super sale.


Material: Sheesham Wood / Boxwood 

Dimensions:   King Height - 3.89"(99 mm)
                        King Base - 1.65"(42 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.00"(51 mm)
                        Pawn Base - 1.18"(30 mm)


You're getting: 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included); Board and Storage Box are not included.

Weight
1150 grams (40.56 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   3.89"(99 mm) 1.65"(42 mm)
Queen  3.22"(82 mm) 1.53"(39 mm)
Bishop  3.07"(78 mm) 1.37"(35 mm)
Knight  2.75"(70 mm) 1.37"(35 mm)
Rook  2.20"(56 mm) 1.37"(35 mm)
Pawn  2.00"(51 mm)  1.18"(30 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1150 grams (40.56 oz)
Dark Pieces Sheesham Wood
Light Pieces Boxwood
Recommended Board Size (1.9"-2.3")/(50 mm - 60 mm)  sq.

Warranty Information: This chess set doesn't cover under our limited lifetime warranty, means owner can't make a claim against defects in materials and workmanship. Only in-transit damage & cracking replacements will be given. This warranty applies to all the chess sets which are on the super sale.

Reproduced 1959 Russian Zagreb Series chess set in Staunton style is made up of sheesham wood and natural boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.8 inches and its base is a robust 1.6 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. 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 are 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 the 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
Very good quality and customer care.... Review by Victor Ortega
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Very nice pieces at a very good price with very special customer care... I am really glad to have chessbazaar as my supplier...!! (Posted on 1/18/2019)
Beautiful, but could have been perfect Review by Luis
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Absolutely gorgeous chess pieces. I do not give them five stars because the base of a few of the pieces are not evenly filled therefore they do not stand up completely straight and they wobble a bit.
Really beautiful though, and nicely crafted.
They were reduced a lot when I bought them, so a very good price. (Posted on 12/19/2018)
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