Introduction: Lego Chess

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  • brick 2x2
    • tan - 56
    • dark pink - 56
  • plate, round 1x1 straight side
    • red - 56
    • black - 8
  • cone 1x1 without top groove
    • black - 16
  • brick 1x2
    • medium azure - 4
    • dark purple - 4
  • brick, modified 2x2x2/3 two studs, curved slope end
    • dark tan - 4
  • minifig, utensil seat 2x2
    • brown - 4
  • brick, modified 1x2x1 1/3 with curved top
    • red - 8

Step 1: PAWNS

To make one pawn, take 3 2x2 pieces of the same color and stack them.

Repeat this step 7 more times for one color.

Then make 8 more pawns in the opposite color.

Step 2: KINGS

Stack five 2x2 pieces, then place 2 mini-fig utensil seats on the top of the 2x2 stack.

Place 1 2x2 brick on top of the arch pieces.

Now place a stack of two 1x1 knobs on opposite corners and two more stacks of 1x1 knobs of a different color on opposite corners.

Repeat with opposite colored bricks for other side.

Step 3: QUEENS

Stack 5 2x2 bricks.

Then place 4 1x1 curved plates on top of the stack, each hanging over the side.

Then place one 2x2 on top of the 1x1 curved plates.

Then create two stacks of 2 1x1 round plates and place on oposite corners of the top 2x2 piece.

Make one for each side in different colors.

Step 4: Bishops

Stack 4 2x2 bricks. Then create two stacks of 5 1x1 round plates.

Place each stack on opposite corners on the top of the 2x2 bricks.

Repeat 2 times in one color, 2 times in opposite color.

Step 5: Knights

Create a base by stacking 2 2x2 bricks, then stack 2 1x2 bricks on top of the base.

Place a 2x2 sloped piece over the edge.

Repeat 2x for each color.

Step 6: Rooks

Stack 4 2x2 on top of each other. Then place 4 1x1 nose cone on each connector.

Make 2 rooks for each side.