- Chess Boards
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ChessCentral has a chess board to match every set of chess pieces we carry - and to fit every budget. From vinyl roll-up chess boards to folding chess boards to top quality wood chess boards of fine hardwood, we have it all. Note that when matching these chess boards to your chess pieces, the base size of the King ought to fit correctly on the chess board's square.
| Chess Boards with Square Size 1" to 1.875"
Here you can find a chess board with the right square size to match your chess set. Our chess boards come in many different fine woods and leathers, and you can select chess boards with decorative frames, no frames, and chess boards in various colors. These smaller chess boards are perfect for analysis or travel, made for chess pieces of reduced size.
| Chess Boards withSquare Size 2" or More
Here you will find high quality chess boards with the right square size to match your chess set. Choose anything from a vinyl roll-up chess board to a fine wood chess board, and from many different woods and leathers. You can select chess boards with decorative frames, no frames, leather, exotic materials and various colors. These chess boards are meant for standard tournament size chess pieces - remember, add 1/2 inch to your King's base to find the best square size.
| DGT Chess E-Boards
Now you can have a real chess board that doubles as a fast and accurate chess move input device for your computer. Play with genuine wood against your favorite chess program or an internet opponent, and even broadcast chess games over the world wide web! Ideal for tournament presentation or club lessons. Let the computer analyze games while playing any opponent, and automatically store games in the board's memory while you play, then retrieve the games later as .pgn files.
| Chess Tables
The ultimate is elegance and luxury! A dedicated area to play chess and display your heirloom chess pieces. These chess tables are superbly crafted and sturdy. You will have many years of memories of all your conquests on these tables.
Nearly every set of pieces found here will recommend a square size for a matching board. But a good formula is to measure the base of the King and then add 1/2 inch to find the best chess board square size. For tournament play you will want to choose between a 2.25 inch square and a 2.375 inch square for your chess board; however, we have chess boards for smaller chess pieces and for larger chess pieces. If in doubt, email us at email@ChessCentral.com.
The most common chess boards found in chess clubs and tournaments are vinyl chess boards. We carry the standard roll up chess boards, the folding chess board, and the mouse pad (thick) chess board. Our vinyl roll-up chess boards are the best type of board for chess clubs and individuals because vinyl boards are very durable and meet USCF chess tournament regulations. These boards also come in a wide variety of colors to suit your needs and wants.
Our wood chess boards come in various high quality wood types and sizes. We have grouped our boards by square size; if you have a table you wish a chess board to fit on, take the square size and multiply by 10 to get a rough estimate of the overall board size.