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Modern Acrylic Chess Sets from AQuarterPastEight

Company: AQuarterPastEight (Etsy)
Available: Now
Price: £75.00

The game of Chess gets a retro-mod makeover with acrylic chess sets from  AQuarterPastEight. The UK-based Etsy store has constructed a variety of chess sets using acrylic and fluorescent acrylic. Each set is made-to-order. The board measures roughly 12.5-inches square and 0.25-inches thick an includes a standard complement of pieces.

AQuarterPastEight offers the sets in four different mix-and-match colour options: clear, matte white, fluorescent orange, and fluorescent green. Each set checks in at £75.00 and ships worldwide from the UK.

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