Jumbo Chess Boards Around the World

Updated April 10, 2018

Sitting and playing a game of chess is an intellectually stimulating and engaging activity. However, so is playing jumbo chess on the beach, in a castle, or in the middle of a lush garden! Check out these scenic larger than life chess boards around the world. 

Jardins de Rubió i Lluch, Barcelona, Spain 

#RavalDesDelsTeusUlls #CiutatVella #Raval #Escacs #Escacsalafresca

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El San Juan Hotel and Casino, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico


State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Australia


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Museumplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Geen geluk in de liefde, wel in het spel ❔ #citytrip #amsterdam #chessboard #chesslogger

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The Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC Canada


#chess #King and rook castling. This piece weighed 50 lbs #butchardgardens #victoriaisland #BC #garden

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The Roof Gardens, Kensington, London


Life is a game... and we love to play it hard.

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Kuting Reef Resort, Macrohon, Southern Leyte, Philippines


who wants to play with me? maka pamaol ning duwaa..😀😁 #chess #big #size #chessboard

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Mercure Resort Sanur, Bali, Indonesia


#Bali #sanur #beachchess

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The Corinthians Resort & Club, Pune, Maharashtra, India


Carrickfergus Castle, Northern Ireland

I could live here 🏰 #checkmate #chess

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Before you go, you'll need to practice chess, so grab a set here and plan your trip using Viator.