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Start building your custom Board here.

First, select the board background, then we'll select the frame.
Select a background that will help your chess pieces stand out. Avoid, for example, black chess pieces against a black background, red against red and brown against brown. Below you will see recommendations for each background.


Black Cherry Chess Boards Red Maple Chess Boards Black Maple Chess Boards
Black Cherry board background

Recommended chess pieces for this background are Rosewood, Golden Rosewood, Metal, Red and many Theme sets.
Red Maple board background

Recommended chess pieces ebony, black, some metal and some theme sets and in some cases dark rosewood sets.
Black Maple board background

Recommended chess pieces are Rosewood, Golden Rosewood, Red, Metal and some theme sets.
Red Cherry Chess Boards Maple Nut Chess Boards Black Walnut Chess Boards
Red Cherry board
background

Recommended chess pieces are ebony, black, metal and some theme sets.
Maple Nut board
background

Recommended chess pieces ebony, black, some metal and some theme sets
Black Walnut board
background

Recommended chess pieces are red, Golden rosewood, metal and some theme sets.
Cherry Bean Chess Boards
Cherry Bean board
background

Recommended Chess Pieces are Black, Painted and Metal sets.