World Record of Largest Chess Piece has been achieved by Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, MI United States on May 8, 2012.
The king piece measuring 14 Feet & 6 Inches in height and 6 Feet in width; weighted 2,280. It was made to make St. Louis the country’s chess capital. The king piece sits on a platform, a permanent fixture in the Central West End.The piece has already been certified by the Guiness World Records as the largest in the world. The previous record-holder is in Sweden and was built by Mats Allanson in 2003. Allanson’s piece is also a king, but a mere 13.1 feet high, according to the Guiness website.