Fine solid Rosewood Helena and chess board with wood inlays from Turkish artists and Moorish influences with geometric designs. There are many tiny wood working cuts, scores and shapes that are handset. A perfect souvenir, a gift to a loved one or a beautiful addition to a board collection. A set with vibrant and attractive colours along with each piece perfectly and intricately fitted to precision by the most highly skilled and experienced craftsmen.
The Zagreb Chess Pieces common called the Zagreb 1959 Series after the world championship tournament held in Zagreb, Croatia in the year 1959. This particular design of chess pieces stands out significantly in comparison to other Staunton chess pieces. In particular the top portion of the 3 main pieces, king, queen and bishop holding the opposition colour. The knight quite visible, well carved with strokes across it’s vertebrae and almost bowing downwards. This particular piece almost shows a design relating to other Russian chess piece designs. These Pieces are carefully handcrafted by skilled artisans based in Amritsar India. Each Pieces has been carved from blocks of specified wood to satisfy the details and designs of each particular chess piece.
We also include a wonderfully veneered chess piece storage box, made from Mahogany wood. The storage box is large and compatible enough to store pieces as small as 3 Inch to as large as 4 Inch. The storage box is also padded and coated in black velvet felt to prevent any damage to your chess pieces.
- Chess Board
- Chess Pieces Sheesham: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- Storage box
- Board Size: 50 cm (20″) x 50 cm (20″) x 4 cm (1.57″)
- Each Square: 5 cm (1.97″) x 5 cm (1.97″)
- King Height: 9.5 cm(3.75″), King Base: 4.1 cm(1.61″) King Weight: 51 g
- Pawn Height: 4.9 cm(1.92″), Pawn Base: 2.9 cm(1.14″), Pawn Weight: 26 g.
Storage Box Size: 24 cm x 15 cm x 8.5 cm.
- 6.7 KG