I took the tabletop to school today to kind of show it off and try a few games on it. I told everyone to be very careful since I hadn't applied a protective layer to the surface yet, but I played a game with one of my students.
The best part is I realized that if I sat the board down on top of two old bookshelves I had sitting in my closet, it is a perfect height to play on and very stable. The boards around the bottom rim of the tabletop keep it in place nicely, too. This would be perfect!
I took black so I could try out my new Scandinavian Defense line. I got a nice game and eventually won a piece and my opponent resigned. I took a photo of the first ever game on it.