Spectacular chess set highly valued by collectors, in the same style that was used in the tournaments of the second half of the 20th century. In those years, the famous world championship took place in Zagreb in 1959, with the participation of the acclaimed teacher Bobby Fischer (then 16) and Mikhail Botvinnik Russian world champion.
What characterises this set of luxury weighted pieces of ebony and boxwood is that the kings, queens and bishops have coronations of different colours than the rest of the pieces, in Russian style. Dimensions: King is 10.5 cm and paws is 5 cm They come in their original red hardwood box.
Furthermore, the set comes with an antique GARDE clock, whose buttons need to be tuned. This type of clock was also used in world and European tournaments. The lot also includes a board of two different noble woods of 42 x 42 x 2 cm of the period for you to display this magnificent set. Finally, it also comes with the luxury box to store the pieces.
Registered shipping and well packed.
- Zagreb Championship Chess
- Ebony Tabby Wood
- Estimated Period
- Second half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 42×42×10 cm
- 4 kg