The Chess Store is one of the few, perhaps the only chess retailer offering a bud rosewood chess board! This beautiful chess board has a molded edge and an extra wide solid black inlay around the playing area for a rich and elegant look! This beautiful, inlaid chess board is an excellent choice for matching with our bud rosewood (also known as red sandal wood) chess sets. Using only the finest wood veneers available, the precision inlay work on this chess board is simply unsurpassed! The entire chess board is sealed in a beautiful polyurethane satin finish. The chess board measures 17 3/4" square and is approximately 1/2" thick. Chess board comes packaged in a poly bag and cardboard box to protect the chess board surface.