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Puzzle Chess Board

by pbreeden0 Apr 20, 2016
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What Filament is that ? i love how matte it is

I love how the puzzle theme makes it so easy to print multiple colors. Well done.

A great add to this would be a 3d printed box to hold all the pieces. Maybe one exists, I didn't see it though.

How many pieces do you need of each of the player pieces to play chess?

Hi, I just want to verify if you did the play squares at 2" ? It looks like you may have. This would go great with my new set, let me know about the size and I'll print it after I'm done printing my design.

Chess Set

Is the Corner SLOT file available? In the pics I see you need 2 corner TABS and 2 corner SLOTS but the zip file only contains the TAB file. Other than that, this board is great and I'm almost finished printing it for my elementary school chess club. Great job!

Each corner is created with a corner tab and an edge slot, so print 4 tabs along with a normal edge piece and you should be good to go.

I resized it to 75% and needed to dremel the tabs to make them fit.

You could easily scale it to the size you want, I made it the size I did to match the general size of a chess board I play on which works nicely with my coffee table.

Awesome design!! Can’t wait to start printing it! One of the first things I printed when I got my first 3D printer.

How much should i reduce the size (%) so that it come out with the same size as standard chessboard?

Based on the following: https://www.chessusa.com/chess-pieces-size.html

You shouldn't have to resize the board at all as the Thingiview shows it is about 5cm or slightly larger. However, if you prefer the larger 'tournament regulation' option, then scaling up to 123% or 125% gets you to about 6.3cm.

wow I like it :)

how many hours take to print it ?

Would it be possible to get the source files for this? I would like to make a remix where I add a place for magnets inn all the pieces....cause magnetic chess is best!

So I will be post my results but I sized it up to 150% scale and calculated it is going to take around 9 days just for the inside board cant wait though.

I like the board design :)

very nice, i have just about printed all the pieces now, they have come out fantastic. just got all the board to print.

hey, just a suggestion. Can you post the chess pieces with voids to insert coins into the pieces? I think weighted pieces would be a nice touch. Thanks!

Amazing design, one of the best I have seen to date.

Very cool! well done great idea!

Spectacular! What material and colors have you used?

Very clever, I love it!

how big is this once all printed?

The real size is big so i scale to 3 cm x 4 cm each piece

the squares are approximately 2 inch squares at 100% scale so the whole board will be approximately 17x17 with the border.

I love the puzzle board idea and look forward to printing the board for the chess pieces I've made.

i was thinking about such a thing! but couldn't have done it better! great work!

I like it, its a clever idea.