For the chess lover who appreciates a quality playing surface attention to detail and superior craftsmanship you need not look any farther than Wooden by Joseph . At the fairest price anywhere when considering the materials used and the workmanship involved I offer the best product. This particular board has 2 inch squares of the Brazilian hardwood ipe and some local maple and they are encased in red oak producing an amazing contrast and detail. I set this board on a pedestal of alternating shades of maple with an ipe inlay. I used a curved detail cutting through the inlay of ipe on the pedestal. The board measures 19 and a quarter inches. Game pieces not included.