World's Largest Chess Piece

World's Largest Chess Piece (HM2LYB)

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N 38° 38.672', W 90° 15.664'

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Guinness World Record

King piece measuring 20 feet tall (6.096 m) and 9 feet, 2 inches (2.79 m) in diameter at the base and weighing 10,860 pounds (4,926 kg). The piece is 53 times larger than its model—the "Championship Staunton" king custom—designed by The House of Staunton in 2013 for use in the first Sinquefield Cup-and is made of African sapele mahogany. This record was achieved on April 6, 2018.
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Date Added Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 738371 N 4280890
Decimal Degrees38.64453333, -90.26106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.672', W 90° 15.664'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 40.32" N, 90° 15' 39.84" W
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