Smallest handmade chess set
Ara Davidi Ghazaryan
8 x 8 mm millimetre(s)
Vereinigte Staaten (Los Angeles)

The smallest handmade chess set measures 8 mm x 8 mm (0.32 in x 0.32 in), and was achieved by Ara Davidi Ghazaryan (USA) in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 22 August 2020.

Ara Ghazaryan is an Armenian American artist who uses jewelry to express his art and formerly held this record title. The chess board itself is made from 18 k yellow and white gold with Armenian apricot wood and rests on a frame made of platinum, 18 k yellow gold, rubies, and diamonds. The figures measure in height from 1 mm for the pawns to 2.4 mm for the kings.