Friday, January 21, 2011

12 very unusual chess sets

When I say "unusual", I don't mean your run of the mill civil war commemorative chess sets - these are very original ideas for one of the worlds oldest games...

A chess set in which the pieces are real working keys

The famous three dimensional chess board from Star Trek

An inverted gazebo chess set

One of the worlds largest chess boards

One of the worlds smallest chess boards

I don't even know how to describe this one

The chess set from Blade Runner

4-way chess

A unique, minimalist chess set

Three dimensional chess of a different typw

Ice chess

3-way chess board


  1. Is there a big difference playing the three way and four way chess compared to the regular challenger to challenger?

  2. Wow chess more than 64 squares of black and white. Hats off to the creativity or genius of men!. Thanks for compiling it!