Introducing Square Off, World’s Smartest Chessboards: A Complete Review

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Square Off review

Many players complain about being too conversant with online chess and how much it affects their Over-The-Board skills. Now, you no longer have to worry about your vision of the chessboard as you train. You finally have the luxury to train both virtually and physically, thanks to Square Off! What is Square Off then?

Square Off Inc. takes your chess experience to the next level!

Square Off is a chess brand that deals with the production and sales of smart chess boards. In an age where technology can be applied to almost everything, the chess set has adopted its fair share of innovation. The idea of a smart chess board must be getting you excited already. The features of these telerobotic and AI products are listed below;


Play with anyone

Just like virtual chess, Square Off chess boards can link you up with millions of chess players around the world. You no longer have to worry about misclicks and mouse slips. Simply pick up your piece and place it exactly where you’d like it to be placed! Amazing isn’t it?! Don’t worry, your and accounts are also supported by the Square Off products. Link them up and join in the action!

Automatic chessboard

Don’t miss out on the chess revolution!

Studying chess has been made much easier, as you now have a smart teacher who can take on the World Champion! With Stockfish 14 as an inbuilt AI, you can only expect the best analysis and recommendations in each training session. You can also play against different difficulty levels of the computer.

Crafted with finesse

Square Off Inc. is where luxury chess sets and chess engines merge to coexist in peace and harmony. The premium handcrafted rosewood finish and intricately carved wooden chess pieces keep you feeling inspired after every move!


The Grand Kingdom set

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The Grand Kingdom set packs many cool features!

This set comes with one of the sweetest packages Square Off has to offer! The chess set, including the pieces, is handcrafted with rosewood finishes. Be sure to put your jaw back in place after experiencing next-level robotics and artificial intelligence. All its goodness goes for just $499! It comes with a charger, adapter, mobile stand, chess set materials, and of course, a manual.

Full Specifications

  • Dimensions: 23.74″x 19.05″x 1.92″
  • Weight: 5.4kg(11.9Ibs)
  • Bluetooth: BLE 4.1
  • Finish: Rosewood
  • Charger: DC Adapter
  • Chess pieces: 32+2(Queens)
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Audio: Monotone
  • Board Feedback: Buzzer
  • Battery: 30 Games in 1 charge


  • Smartphone connectivity: Required
  • Games supported: chess
  • Automated movements: Yes
  • Blitz Chess: No
  • Adaptive AI: Yes
  • Auto Reset: Yes
  • Live Stream: Yes
  • Designated Parking Space: Yes
  • Embedded Light: No
  • No Press: No
  • Tournament size pieces and board: No

With the Grand Kingdom set, you can stream and watch the live games on the smartboard like Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi are having a go right in your living room! The Grand Kingdom set saves you the stress of rearranging the pieces to the standard position after a game. Make your purchase now at a discounted price to enjoy these features and more!

Available Offers

This beauty usually goes for just $499 for a single order and $990 for a pair, but the following offers make the deals much sweeter; For being a frequent reader on Chess For Sharks, you get $50 off when you place an order for a Grand Kingdom set! Simply use our CHESSSHARKS promo code for this.

This means that you get to save $79 when you pay $449, because the delivery, worth $29, will be made for free! Christmas is in the air, and we want to make sure you feel it!

You can make your purchase here

Square Off Pro

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The Pro brings a new dimension to the world of chess

The rollable feature of this e-chess board makes life so much easier for all chess players. It launches at the 2021 Norway Chess, where the participants got to be the first to taste the Pro! Now, you can conveniently take your e-chess board along on that field trip without worrying about breaking it. Don’t forget to intimidate your potential opponents with your skills by streaming your games live! The most amazing thing about the Square Off Pro is that it costs just $249, and it has a battery life that lasts up to 5 hours on a single charge!

Full Specifications

  • Dimensions: 20.4″x 18″x 0.78″
  • Weight: 2.2 Ibs
  • Bluetooth: BLE 4.2
  • USB-C cord: 1.8m length
  • Square Size: 2 inches
  • King Size: 3.7 inches
  • Battery: Up to 5 hours
  • LED Indicators: Array of 72 LED
  • Board Feedback: LED indication
  • Battery: 10 games in 1 charge


  • Smartphone connectivity: Required
  • Games supported: chess
  • Automated movements: No
  • Blitz Chess: Yes
  • Adaptive AI: Yes
  • Auto Reset: No
  • Live Stream: No
  • Designated Parking Space: No
  • Embedded Light: Yes
  • No Press: Yes
  • Tournament size pieces and board: Yes

Available Offers

You save $69 when you use the CHESSSHARKS promo code. $50 is taken off the initial $249 for the Pro, and you get a free delivery worth $19!


SWAP is a 4-in-1 package!

A feature unique to the SWAP is that it allows you to play simultaneous games on a single surface! Yes, that means chess, draughts, Halma and Connect 4 can be enjoyed on SWAP! The SWAP consists of a brushed metal finish and the chess pieces are made of premium plastic. You can now enjoy blitz games on your smartboard, thanks to the software’s lightning-fast response! Game nights are about to be literally lit, thanks to the embedded lights for more move guidance. SWAP comes with all major features of a standard Square Off product, but the size is not suitable for chess tournaments. All SWAP’s handiness goes for just $299! A steal, but it gets better!

Full specifications

  • Dimensions: 19.13″x 15.03″x 3.14″
  • Weight: 4.3Ibs
  • Bluetooth: BLE 4.2
  • No Press: Magnetic Sensor Detection
  • Play Area: 96 squares of 1.5 inches each
  • Input power: 12V, 2A power adapter
  • Battery: 20 games in 1 charge
  • Board Feedback: LED Indication


  • Smartphone connectivity: Required
  • Games supported: Chess, Checkers, Halma, Connect 4
  • Automated movements: Yes
  • Blitz Chess: Yes
  • Adaptive AI: Yes
  • Auto Reset: Yes
  • Live Stream: Yes
  • Designated Parking Space: Yes
  • Embedded Light: Yes
  • No Press: Yes
  • Tournament size pieces and board: No

Available Offer

As usual, the CHESSSHARKS promo code has got you covered! Save $69 as you purchase the multipurpose SWAP.

Order now, and expect your delivery by the end of March next year.


neo square
Light weight Neo for easy mobility!

At just 3.3 Ibs, the Neo is the lightest Square Off product, thanks to its plastic composition. Viktor, the personalized digital coach, will ensure that you get the best training experience for the most rapid improvement! The auto movement on the Neo is swifter than conventional movements. I know $269 sounds too good to be true for this beauty, but that’s the deal! Keep reading!


If you’re interested in taking a closer look at Square Off, simply visit either of the following locations:


2035 Sunset Lake RoadSuite B-2, Newark, Delaware, US – 19702


102 Mariah House, Andheri (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN – 400072


2nd Floor, Ascendas Park Square Mall, Whitefield, Bengaluru, IN – 560066


Become a bonaFIDE member of the Square Off community using the App!

The Square Off App is available for download on both App Store and Google Play Store. You can enjoy the full experience of Square Off through the mobile App. You get to link up your games to your chess accounts through the Bluetooth of your device! Get an unbeatable playing experience by making video calls as you play. Now, the banter can be more fun! You can get friendly hints and warnings against threats by using boosters! There are also hot league tournaments that reward players with coins and real-time rewards! Download the app now to enjoy all the features!


Square Off products have been embraced by many users across over 79 countries, and some users had this to say…

This board is amazing. Being a professional baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the rollable and portable feature makes it easier to carry it wherever I go. Can’t wait to play more games on it.

Jack Dreyer

Never knew losing a piece would bring a smile on a kid’s face! Love the expression! Kids are excited about their new toy. Thank you #SquareOff

  • By purchasing any Square Off product, you get:
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • 100% secure checkout
  • 30 Days Price Match Guarantee
  • 30 Days Satisfaction Guarantee

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