This unique and popular handcrafted chess set includes our Zagreb series chess set with genuine ebony and boxwood pieces matched with our Olive Wood and Black Deluxe Chess Board. The Zagreb originates from the chess set designed for the 1950 Chess Olympiad held in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia. This set stands out from other Staunton designs with its opposite color tops on the king, queen, and bishop and the unique and handsome knight with its graceful curves and down-turned head. Ebony is one of the hardest woods in the world with no visible grain and when polished produces a chess piece with a glass-like obsidian luster. This is a tournament size set with a 3.875" tall king and a base diameter of 1.625". The pieces have thick green baize pads so they slide smoothly across the chess board and are heavily weighted for stability.
The rich honey-orange color of our Deluxe Olive Wood and Black Poplar chess board makes a wonderful backdrop against the black ebonized and cream-colored boxwood pieces. This is an inlaid chess board handcrafted from the finest veneers and sealed with matte polyurethane finish to protect the wood. The precision of the inlay work is remarkable. The chess board has 2.125" squares accentuated by an elegant triple inlay delimiter and surrounded by an extra wide frame. The overall size of the board is 21.5" and is .5" thick. Whether a collector or you're looking for a special set for your games at home, the Zagreb will add enjoyment to every game you play.
- Ebony & Boxwood
- Pieces individually hand polished
- King Height: 3.875"
- King Base: 1.625"
- King Weight: 3.5 Ounces
- Chess Set Weight: 56 Ounces
- Includes 2 extra queens for pawn promotion
- Green Baize Cloth Pads
- Certificate of Authenticity
- Material: Olive Wood and Black Poplar Veneer over Wood Composites
- Finish: Satin Polyurethane
- Triple Inlay Delimiter Around Squares
- Square Size: 2.125"
- Overall Dimensions: 21.5" x .5" Thick
- Made for The Chess Store by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain