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EST

2014


 

 

The Battle Begins

For the ultimate chess game, battle your favorite city.  Allow the architectural monuments of the city to work together towards checkmate while admiring the new typology.  Buildings were carefully selected that not only represent the city, but that fit well into the game of chess. 

 
 
 
 

3D Printed

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We start with a bed of nylon power that is harden with laser layer by layer, until the building is perfected. 

SAN DIEGO

made

 
 
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Magnetic Base

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We add a small magnetic to the base of each piece.  This adds a small bit of resistance while add stability to each chess piece.

SAN DIEGO

made

 
 
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chess pieces are printed layer by layer

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small magnet is add to the bottom of each piece

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exploded diagram of chessboard showing metal insert

 
 
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CHICAGO CHESS SET

" THE WINDY CITY "

Chicago Chess Set
 

 

Rook

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Knight

 

King

 

Bishop

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Queen

 

Pawn


CHESS PIECES SPECIFICATIONS

PIECE SIZES   /   KING : 6 1/2" H   /   QUEEN : 5 3/8" H   /   BISHOP : 3 3/16" H   /   KNIGHT : 2 1/2" H   /   ROOK : 2 5/16" H   /   PAWN : 1 1/4" H 

ALL PIECE FIT IN AN 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" CHESSBOARD SQUARE 

MATERIAL : NYLON POWER WITH MAGNETIC BASE

*CHESS PIECES WORK BEST WITH METAL CHESSBOARD OR OUR CHESSBOARD


 

CHICAGO CHESSBOARD

City chess boards come from FSC certified forests. The chess board is printed using infused inks.  This is how it gets the wood grain to show through the photo and keep the colors vibrant.


SPECIFICATIONS

BOARD SIZE :    12"  X  12"      /     BOARD SQUARE SIZE :     1-1/2"  X  1-1/2"     /     MATERIAL : BURCH PLYWOOD BASE WITH STEEL INSERT AND MAPLE VENEER MAP

 

$438.00


 

SEATTLE CHESS SET

" Emerald City "

Seattle Chess Set
 

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Rook

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Knight

King

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Queen

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Bishop

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Pawn


CHESS PIECES SPECIFICATIONS

PIECE SIZES   /   KING : 3 13/16" H   /   QUEEN : 3" H   /   BISHOP : 2 3/4" H   /   KNIGHT : 2 3/8" H   /   ROOK : 2 5/16" H   /   PAWN : 3/4" H 

ALL PIECE FIT IN AN 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" CHESSBOARD SQUARE 

MATERIAL : NYLON POWER WITH MAGNETIC BASE

*CHESS PIECES WORK BEST WITH METAL CHESSBOARD OR OUR CHESSBOARD


 

SEATTLE CHESSBOARD

City chess boards come from FSC certified forests. The chess board is printed using infused inks.  This is how it gets the wood grain to show through the photo and keep the colors vibrant.


SPECIFICATIONS

BOARD SIZE :    12"  X  12"      /     BOARD SQUARE SIZE :     1-1/2"  X  1-1/2"     /     MATERIAL : BURCH PLYWOOD BASE WITH STEEL INSERT AND MAPLE VENEER MAP

 

$346.00


 

SAN FRANCISCO CHESS SET

 " FRISCO "

San Francisco Chess Set
 

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Rook

 

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Knight

 

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King

 

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Queen

 

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Bishop

 

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Pawn

 


CHESS PIECES SPECIFICATIONS

PIECE SIZES   /   KING : 3 3/8" H   /   QUEEN : 3 1/8" H   /   BISHOP : 2 1/2" H    /   KNIGHT : 2 1/4" H   /   ROOK : 1 3/4" H  /   PAWN : 1 1/16" H

ALL PIECE FIT IN AN 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" CHESSBOARD SQUARE 

MATERIAL : NYLON POWER WITH MAGNETIC BASE

*CHESS PIECES WORK BEST WITH METAL CHESSBOARD OR OUR CHESSBOARD


 

SAN FRANCISCO CHESSBOARD

City chess boards come from FSC certified forests. The chess board is printed using infused inks.  This is how it gets the wood grain to show through the photo and keep the colors vibrant.


SPECIFICATIONS

BOARD SIZE :    12"  X  12"      /     BOARD SQUARE SIZE :     1-1/2"  X  1-1/2"     /     MATERIAL : BURCH PLYWOOD BASE WITH STEEL INSERT AND MAPLE VENEER MAP

 

$398.00


 

SAN DIEGO CHESS SET

" AMERICA'S FINEST CITY "

San Diego Chess Set
 

Rook

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Knight

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King

 Queen

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Bishop

Pawn

 


CHESS PIECES SPECIFICATIONS

PIECE SIZES   /   KING : 2" H   /   QUEEN : 1 3/4" H   /   BISHOP : 1 11/16" H   /   KNIGHT : 1 9/16" H   /   ROOK : 1 3/8" H   /   PAWN : 11/16" H

ALL PIECE FIT IN AN 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" CHESSBOARD SQUARE 

MATERIAL : NYLON POWER WITH MAGNETIC BASE 

*ITEMS ARE SOLD PER SIDE

*CHESS PIECES WORK BEST WITH METAL CHESSBOARD OR OUR CHESSBOARD


 

SAN DIEGO CHESSBOARD

City chess boards come from FSC certified forests. The chess board is printed using infused inks.  This is how it gets the wood grain to show through the photo and keep the colors vibrant.


SPECIFICATIONS

BOARD SIZE :    12"  X  12"      /     BOARD SQUARE SIZE :     1-1/2"  X  1-1/2"     /     MATERIAL : BURCH PLYWOOD BASE WITH STEEL INSERT AND MAPLE VENEER MAP

 

$242.00


 

LOS ANGELES CHESS SET

" THE CITY OF ANGELES "

Los Angeles Chess Set
 

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Rook

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Knight

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King

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Queen

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Bishop

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Pawn


CHESS PIECES SPECIFICATIONS

PIECE SIZES   KING : 4 1/16" H   /   QUEEN : 3 1/2" H   /   BISHOP : 2 13/16" H   /   KNIGHT : 2 3/8" H   /   ROOK :  1 7/8" H   /   PAWN : 1/2" H

ALL PIECE FIT IN AN 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" CHESSBOARD SQUARE 

MATERIAL : NYLON POWER WITH MAGNETIC BASE

*CHESS PIECES WORK BEST WITH METAL CHESSBOARD OR OUR CHESSBOARD


 

LOS ANGELES CHESSBOARD

City chess boards come from FSC certified forests. The chess board is printed using infused inks.  This is how it gets the wood grain to show through the photo and keep the colors vibrant.


SPECIFICATIONS

BOARD SIZE :    12"  X  12"      /     BOARD SQUARE SIZE :     1-1/2"  X  1-1/2"     /     MATERIAL : BURCH PLYWOOD BASE WITH STEEL INSERT AND MAPLE VENEER MAP

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$386.00