Steel City Chess

Steel City Chess showcases the beautiful architecture of the city of Pittsburgh using its most prominent buildings as the pieces for the set. Order now.

Unique gift idea

Posted by Brad Cline on December 01, 2015. 0 Comments

Are you looking for a unique gift for someone who loves Pittsburgh? Whether you play chess or not, Steel City Chess is a distinctive item to display in your home or office. Steel City Chess features 32 black and gold chess pieces fashioned after the buildings of Pittsburgh. The king, the likeness of the US Steel building, stands tall at 4.25 inches. Made from polystone, these pieces are as sturdy as the iron and concrete in the actual buildings. Display your pieces on a black and gold pressed leather board, imported from Italy, to create a stunning representation of Pittsburgh on your coffee or conference room table. Get yours today at
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Chess boards are in; sets are on the way

Posted by Brad Cline on June 01, 2015. 0 Comments

Last week the black & gold pressed leather chess boards arrived. They have been added to the website and are ready for orders. Additionally, the sets are progressing their way across the ocean.  Arrival is scheduled for June 23rd at the port of New York.

And here's an image of what Steel City Chess and the board can look like on your coffee table...enjoy!

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Chess sets ordered!

Posted by Brad Cline on January 23, 2015. 0 Comments

The first production run of Steel City Chess has been ordered from the manufacturer. Expect the sets to arrive on the ground in Pittsburgh by April 2015.
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Steel City Chess on Kickstarter

Posted by Brad Cline on December 29, 2014. 0 Comments

We've created a Kickstarter page to raise funds for ordering the first production run of Pittsburgh chess sets. Please visit and pledge today!
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