Tuesday, September 25, 2007

48 Inch (120cm) Wooden Chess Set

48 Inch (120cm) Wooden Chess Set

This set is ideal as a permanent fixture outdoors and makes a stunning centrepiece to gardens and yards.

This set has now been officially recognised as the worlds biggest with its entry into the Guiness Book of Records. ( Page 137, 2007 edition )

The set includes:

32 regulation pieces.

Dimensions of individual pieces:- (Width,Height and Weight)

King - 17"(42cm) x 48"(120cm), 34kgs
Queen - 16"(40cm) x 36"(90cm), 25kgs
Rook - 15"(37cm) x 23"(57cm), 20.5kgs
Bishop - 14"(35cm) x 34"(85cm), 15.9kgs
Knight - 13"(32cm) x 28"(70cm), 29.5kgs
Pawn - 12"(30cm) x 20"(50cm), 11.4kgs

Total set Weight 570kgs.

- Width is the diameter of the base.
- Height is the distance from the base to the highest part of the piece.

Our sets are handmade so measurements can vary by ±10%.

We recommend using coloured garden tiles and paving flags which are readily available from garden nurseries and hardware outlets. The optimum size = 18" (45cm) squares giving a total board size of 12' (3.6m) x 12' (3.6m).

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