This luxurious wooden board is the perfect special gift. It is a simple, clean chess board design to show off your Staunton or theme chess pieces. It particularly suits pieces with a king height of 9.5cm (3.75 inches) or higher. The square size is 55mm, total dimensions 500 mm by 500 mm, (19.7inches by 19.7) thickness 13mm, border 30mm.The dark squares are made of sapele mahogany while the white squares are created by using sycamore wood. The border is made from sapele mahogany and it has a mat finish. It comes with a simple, cardboard cover to add to its presentation which might be important if bought as a gift. The boards are imported from a family firm in Spain who started their business in the 1950s.