Black Maple Chess Board
Simple idea, great value! Our 13.25” x 13.25” x 2.5” high black and maple wood veneer chest style chess board has a nice matte finish and 1.5" squares.
The storage chest below has wood dividers for your chess pieces to be neatly stored and safe when not in use, a concept that appeals to many a chess player, and would be a wonderful starter gift anyone would appreciate.
Add the chessmen of your choice, and boom, you've created a valuable but inexpensive custom set!
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.