Largest chess set
William Taylor
5.89 square metre(s)
Canada (Medicine Hat, Alberta)

The largest chess set board measures 5.89 m (19 ft 4 in) on each side. The king is 119 cm (47 in) tall and is 37.4 cm (1 ft 2 in) wide at the base. The set was made by the Medicine Hat Chess Club (Canada) and was presented and measured in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, on 27 May 2009. The Guidelines have been updated and are now requiring the chess pieces to be bigger as well as the chess board.