he tallest piece the king is 64cm, the pawn is the smallest piece at 40cm and all the bases are 22cm. The pieces are made of toughened plastic and are usually purchased by schools, tourist sites and as special gifts to chess players. The board is made of nylon and has four tent poles to keep it in position by inserting them in the discreet holes at the edge of the board. It measures 2 metres 65 cm in width and length, while the individual squares measure 31cm. Please note the chess set comes in two large boxes weighing 16 kg each. We are happy to quote postage for these oversize items as we use TNT and not Australia Post.