What makes this chess board unique?
Birdseye Maple Chess Board
Elm Burl & Bird's Eye Maple wooden chess board features Elm Burl (dark) and Bird's Eye Maple (light) squares with Elm Burl frame.
This veneered chess board, has a satin finish and a beautiful molded edge.
What are the dimensions?
Chess Board Dimensions: 0.5” thick and 18.75” x 18.75”. Chess Board Squares: 1.875”.
Please note: Be sure to select the square size you want the default is 1.875.
What are some of the unique selling features of this product?
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The chess set wood explained:
Burl wood defined: Burls result in a uniquely patterned wood, which is highly prized for its beauty. It is valued and sought after by artists, furniture makers and sculptors.
Bird's eye is defined as a type of figure that occurs within several kinds of wood, most notably in hard maple. It has a distinctive pattern that resembles tiny, swirling eyes disrupting the smooth lines of grain.
The anatomy of the chess board.
Similar to checkers the chess board consists of 64 squares – 8 rows and 8 columns.
The chess board squares are light and dark, the material used to build a board may vary but wood or wood veneer is the most common.
FIDE (World Chess Federation) equipment standard dictate that the board squares should be twice the diameter of the pawns base.