New York vs London with Black & White Wooden Board
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It’s a tale of two cities. Setting the scene for the architectural greats to battle it out, this Special Edition set takes the most iconic buildings in the world and pits them against each other on the chess board.
King – One World Trade Tower / Canary Wharf
Queen – Empire State Building / The Shard
Bishop – Chrysler Building / 30 St. Mary Axe
Knight – Flatiron Building / London Eye
Rook – Guggenheim Museum / Big Ben
Pawn – Brownstone House / Terraced House
London’s most-notable architecture takes on New York’s skyline in this special edition. Big Ben, London Eye, St Mary Axe, The Shard and Canary Wharf play against Brownstone House, Guggenheim, Flatiron, Chrysler, Empire State Building and One World Trade Tower.
This monochrome acrylic set plays a perfect nod to the concrete tones within the world of architecture, while allowing the form and detail of each building to be truly appreciated.
As each piece is handmade, small imperfections can happen. This part of the handmade process is what makes the products unique and should not be seen as a fault. Each set comes complete with a hand screen-printed black & white wooden playing board and in a presentation box.
About the Brand
Created by architects Ian Flood and Chris Prosser, Skyline Chess is a London based company that offers unique chess sets that are modeled after iconic buildings in New York City and London. They re-imagine some of the world’s most recognizable structures as chess pieces and bring them to life on the chess board.
Made in United Kingdom.
Product type: Chess Set (with black & white wooden hatch board)
Material: Wooden board
Dimensions: (L 38 x W 38 x H 0.9) cm
* 32-piece set cast in injection moulded acrylic
* Double weighted pieces with soft felt base
* Black New York Chess Pieces
* White London Chess Pieces
Weight (complete set with board): 4 kg
Additional Information: As each piece is handmade, small imperfections can happen. This part of the handmade process is what makes the products unique and as a result, pieces may differ slightly in appearance from the images used here.
Packaging: Each set comes complete with a hand screen-printed wooden black & white playing board and in a presentation box.
Packaging dimensions: (L 40 x W 40 x H 9) cm