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DIY Outdoor Game of Chess.

It’s outdoor time and half of you are potting new lavender petunias (fav color) or laying herringbone brick paths (fav pattern). My urban patio is perfectly primed for warm weather chhiilliin’ but if I actually had a lawn to mow, I’d be spending next weekend preparing my garden game of chess. Got a lawn and no plans? Go here, here, and here to have classy game K+night outdoors fit for a queen and kind.

outdoor garden game of chess

Learn how to set up the perfect chess board layout considering the lightness of the design, view from the side, seating, and storage for the pieces at A simple layout diagram is shown below.

outdoor chess set diagram

And don’t forget the playing pieces and benches. I love the beautiful upscale teak forms add natural vibes to a check board pattern.

teak chess pieces

Not into the game but looking for an artistic touch? Check out Grandin’ Roads Chess Yard Art for their Stonecast beauties.

stone cast chess pieces art

Check mate.

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