The classic chess board measures 16.75" x 16.75" x 2". Playing in a designated corner of Hyde Park or a chess-cafe in the Leidsedwarsstraat of old Amsterdam... it helps to use a well-made board and pieces, preferably Staunton, the grandmaster's tournament tools of the trade. Both are now available for the smart and sophisticated, who like a board on hand, maybe even set aside for a night or a week, to be engaged at any time, ready for attack. That is the life of a beautiful board and game. Not only the strategy and battle of minds matter, but also the esthetic appearance that attracts and pleases. This item can be used with the small Classic Staunton Chess Set (not included). Intarsia squares of light and dark walnut honey framed in dark walnut honey. The rounded legs are finished with felt padding to prevent table scratches.