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  • Revolutionary Chess Poster
  • Poster is 18" Wide by 24" Tall
  • Suitable for Framing
  • Gloss Finish
Retail: $12.00
    Price: $9.00
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    Of America's Founding Fathers, do you know which of them played chess? MegaChess commissioned famed historical researcher and painter Maria Radnoti to find the answer. It turns out only three of them knew the game well and had a chess set; Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. As far as who would have played, Franklin and Jefferson were the best matched. Franklin was an enthusiastic player, and 3 years later, he would write the first chess article published in the US, "The Morals of Chess". Jefferson, an intellectual who could read the Greek Classics in Greek, had every chess book available in his time in the Monticello Library. But would they have left Washington out of a game? Their retired Commander-in-Chief? Not likely. And since Franklin enjoyed watching the game almost as much as playing it, he would have been happy to see if Washington, who had prevailed in past battles as the underdog, could beat Jefferson. The intellectual vs. the strategist. In that Franklin rails against kibitzers in his "Morals of Chess", Ms. Radnoti painted him with his mouth closed.

    Specifications for the MegaChess Revolutionary Chess Poster

    Poster - 1 pieces - 18" Wide by 24" Tall  - 6 oz.

    Total 1 pieces - weight 6 oz.

    MegaChess supplies giant chess sets to residential and commercial customers around the world. Since 2002, our Chess Sets, Chess Boards, Checkers and other accessories have been manufactured to the highest quality standards. Our manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Indonesia and China utilizes artisans to handcraft each piece with special care to meticulous detail. You will not find better Teak, Resin, Fiberglass, Plaster or Plastic Chess Sets made anywhere in the world and delivered to your door for better value.

    You've seen our life-size chess sets while traveling, on cruise ships, at campgrounds, in shopping malls, at your local parks and recreation facilities, at resorts and hotels, in sports arenas and airports. We are in hundreds of housing developments and in apartment and condominium complexes and time shares. We are at children's hospitals, and science and art museums. We have sold thousands of giant chess sets to public and private pre-schools, elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities.

    We guarantee you'll love our giant chess sets!

    We were are aslo the exclusive distributor of Uber Games and Uber Soccer in North America. Uber Games is the premier manufacturer of Giant Outdoor Games like Giant Connect Four, Giant Tumble Tower, Giant Tic-Tac-Toe and other Giant Outdoor Games. Uber Soccer manufacturer premier match and practice Soccer Balls, Bags, Soccer Training Equipment.

    Shipping information:

    • Ships within 24 hours via FedEx Ground
    • Delivered in 1 to 6 business days
    • For faster delivery please call us at 949-630-0606 or email us for best rates

    Freight Dimensions:

    FedEx Tube #1 - 28" x 6" x 6" x 6" - 2 lbs

    If you are shipping this set outside of the Continental U.S. please email us for the best shipping rates.

    Poster - 1 pieces - 18" Wide by 24" Tall - 6 oz.

    Total 1 pieces – weight 6 oz.