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These vertical wall-hangable chess boards seem like a good idea. Imagine playing a game with someone over time via casual walk-by moves –

There are no time clocks when you play on a Straight Up Chess Board. This is a casual game. As you pass by the Straight Up Chess board, you make your move, mark it with the “last move” marker and continue on your way. Later, your opponent passes by, makes their move and marks it as “last move”.

A normal board could likely be converted easily with the help of some acrylic and a frame. – Straight up chess [via Neatorama]

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • ssrmnch

    Nice idea. Consider to encorporate an extra shelf to the taken pieces.