This chess set package includes our Yugoslavia Staunton in acacia wood and boxwood matched with our Walnut and Maple Classic Chess Board. Our Yugoslavia Staunton is commonly referred to as the Zagreb and has been a mainstay in our collection for decades. This design became prominent in the 1950’s when it was first used in the World Championship Candidates Match held in Zagreb in 1959. This is a large chess set with a 3.875” tall king and a base diameter of 1.625”. Pieces are made from acacia wood and boxwood and are heavily weighted for exceptional stability on the chess board. Thick green baize pads on the bottom create a soft cushion and allow the pieces to slide smoothly across the chess board. The uniquely shaped knight with its arched neck and turned down head is what distinguishes this chess set from others. As is often found on eastern European sets, the king, queen, and bishop finials are made in the opposite color of the main body.
Our Walnut and Maple Classic chess board is made with the finest veneers and sealed in semi-gloss polyurethane protective finish. The squares are 2.25" and the overall size of the board is 21" and .625" thick. A wide black inlay border accentuates the playing area and the bottom of the board has pads to protect whatever surface it sets on. Whether you are a collector or just looking for one special chess set for your games at home, this Yugoslavia will make every chess game you play more fun.