Chess Pieces Russian 3″


In the 1950s and 1960s the Zagreb Chess Set was one of the most popular chess sets used at major international chess tournaments, most notably the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959. Thus, you may often see this set called the Zagreb ’59. (Zagreb is now the capital of Croatia.)

As with all wood pieces, sets many have variations in colors of grain within a set.  These pieces are weighted. The smaller pieces contain lighter weights, while larger pieces have heavier weights. Featured in this set:

Beautiful historic pieces

Extra Queens

Contrast tops on several pieces

Distinctive knight

Beautiful distinctively grained wood pieces

Available in Sheesham, Ebonized Hardwood, or Rosewood (+ $15)



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