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Morro Bay, California: Human Chess Board

The town brings out 40-lb. chess pieces for play on Saturday afternoons, and conducts an annual game with human chess pieces.

Centennial Park, Morro Bay, CA
Near Market St. and Morro Bay Blvd, part of Centennial Park on the Embarcadero.
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Human chess board.

Human Chess Board

My husband loves chess. Would not have found the big chess board without the Roadside America app!

[Lindsay Gurley, 12/11/2015]

Giant Chess Board.

Giant Chess Board

One of our favorite places to visit, this coastal town has a giant chess board in a park on the Embarcadero. You can rent it for a small fee or play hop scotch on it for free!

[Carl & Anne Ambrose, 12/14/2003]

The town brings out 40-lb. chess pieces for play on Saturday afternoons. There is also an annual game conducted with human chess pieces.

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