What makes this chess board unique?
A one of a kind, gorgeous and sophisticated chess board!
When looks and style matter to you then this beautiful elm briarwood and maple wood veneer chess board is what you are looking for!
The frame is slightly raised and features a detailed decorative gold metal trim around the playing surface. (See image)
This is true luxury from ItalFama of Italy, this board is ideal for your chess collection or the chess fan that desires one of the best to play on.
Who is italfama?
ITALFAMA was founded in 1976 for over 40 years they have been a leading global manufacturer of artistic and professional chess pieces and chess boards.
What are the dimensions?
Board size: 22” x 22” x 2.25” high. Square size: 2”.
What are some of the unique selling features of this product?
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The chess board wood explained:
Briar wood defined: This type of wood is from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; often used in making tobacco pipes.
Maple wood defined: Maple is a creamy white hardwood that sometimes has a reddish tinge. One of the hardest wood species, it can take a beating and look great for years.
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.