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France: Giant pawn – Chess players want to enter the Guinness record with a king of 4.2 tons

The chess club in Chatron, near Nantes of France announced that he had built the nearly 4.2-ton King’s Pawn to commemorate the 20th International Open Chess which is held these days in the city.

The chessboard is made from more than 768 pieces of French wood and took more than 700 hours to build, the Group said.

The French Chess Federation shared on Twitter photos of the pessus being assembled.

As of 2018, the Guinness World Record for the largest pawn is held by the World Chess Museum, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with a 6-meter-high structure.

The French city’s Chess Club has announced plans to submit evidence to the World Records organization Guinness recordto have his pawn officially recognized as the largest in the world.

Source: News Beast

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