Saturday, 24 January 2009

World's Largest Wooden Chess Set - Vilnius University, Lithuania


World's Largest Wooden Chess Set
Vilnius University (2008)
From flickr by andrius.v

Dimensions - Square size = 3x3 m; total chessboard size = 24x24 m; King over 3 m high.
Location - Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University, Lithuania.
Occasion - FiDi 40 Physics Day.
Date - 5th April 2008

Further images of the chess set available - here.


This Youtube video shows a game using the giant chess set.
Opening - Sicilian Defence, Najdorf variation with 6. g3.

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