This 20-Inch Chess Board (mat) meets the World Chess Federation’s (FIDE) and the US Chess Federation (USCF) proportions standards for tournament play. The board It's complete with algebraic notation on the perimeter of the squares to simplify lessons and study past games. This is the perfect mat for any chess club, park game, school, or tournament game. This board will fit chessmen with 1.75 to 2 inch diameter bases.
While we recommend you store it flat or rolled, this floppy chess board only weighs 9 oz. and will easily fold to a compact size for travel. It will also roll to fit a standard chess bag. The board is made from the same material as a mousepad with a soft polyester-blend surface and rubber backing. It's a great option for playing outdoors as the corners will lay flat and the rubber bottom grips the table or playing surface.
This beautiful chess mat is a vibrant blue and white.
Note: We recommend using weighted pieces because the extra cushion and thickness of the board prolongs the lifespan of the weights. To clean the board, wipe with a damp cloth. The board can be also be placed upside down, on the top-shelf of an empty dishwasher and put through a wash cycle. Do not use high-temp or heat-dry. Air dry.