Best Large-Scale Chess Set on the Side of a Building (2008)


Game buffs may marvel at chess matches happening in parks, but they're small stuff compared to 767 THIRD AVENUE, which boasts a three-story chessboard (supposedly the world's largest) and two-and-a-half-foot pieces moved every two weeks by a cherry picker. No casual games here—they're re-enactments of classic chess matches arranged by Russian champion Alex Rasic. What's more, if you guess the next game move, a $25 Barnes and Noble gift certificate is yours.


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