These boards have the thickness of the vinyl chess boards but all the benefits of the MousePad Chess boards.
These benefits include:
1) No board memory. You can fold, roll, and they will lay flat.
2) MousePad chess boards extend the life of your weighted chess sets. These boards offer a cushion to keep the weights from loosening up.
3) Tournament Regulation size. This board is made for the 3.75" king tournament chess pieces. Conforms to both World FIDE and USCF regulations.
4) The chess board dimensions is 20" with 2.25" squares with 1/16" thickness.