List of unconventional pieces.

musketeerchess2017
HGMuller wrote:

Chess piece sets come in many sizes, and for variants with large boards and many pieces, having the pieces too large is often not an advantage. The Superchess pieces are pretty large, (after all, they were designed for an 8x8 game), but I think they still fit quite well on the Draughts board that is on the back of my Chess board:

Superchess pieces (plus some of my own handiwork) on a wooden Draughts board

 

 

are the super chess pieces still commercial?

HGMuller

I suppose so, as they are still offered on the Superchess website. (Click 'available pieces' or 'order form' on the left; tehse do not seem to have independent URLs.)

vickalan
musketeerchess2017 wrote:

...I love your design of the Guard. Very nice.

Thanks!. Making the pieces from wood took a lot of time, including carving the spikes and gluing them together, and adding to parts from a rook. I have a friend, and he might help me produce some 3D printed pieces. If we finish I'll post some pics.happy.png

vickalan
musketeerchess2017 wrote:

...10x10 and 12x12 boards are available on house of staunton...

HGMuller
...10x10 boards can be ordered in many qualities and price classes:

Thanks Musketeer and HG Muller.

Unfortunately I've been looking for a 10x8 board. I have found some commercially but they're more then $500 (US). What I did for now is buy a 10x10 board, and added a mask on two ranks. This give me the 10x8 playable area: