February 5, 2011
Street Chess using road traffic cones was an idea that developed in Stokes Croft as a response to the perceived negativity of public space in the area. The use of cones was born of necessity. The abundance of traffic cones found on the streets gave us the idea of creating a chess set from what was already in the streets, for use in the streets.
BUY OUR CHESS SET
Delivered anywhere in the UK
PRICE £350 (Including Standard 3-day delivery)
If you require Carpet Tiles for grass surfaces we can supply 32 used tiles for £100 plus £30 postage in the UK
MAKE YOUR OWN
To make your own chess set, Find yourself 32 traffic cones. Take off any reflective coatings, rub down to get a rough surface. Paint 16 of them black, 16 of them white…
Make your self some stencils;
Stencil the cones and you then have a fully functioning chess set.
To create a chessboard:
If you wish to play on Grass, Carpet tiles work well…
Make your self a stencil square of an appropriate size and then paint the ground alternately with black and white squares. The size of a chess board is 8×8…
If this is all too difficult, then you can buy a set from us in Stokes Croft