Mate puts a complete chess set on your wall, and doubles as a playable work of art. The square pieces hold neatly in their wood cubbies, and can be ordered in a variety of colors. Measures 23.5(h) x 18.5″(w) x 2.25″(d).
Peter Baeten’s portable chess set concept consists of flat pieces that slot onto the board. The pieces are laser cut and hand varnished and are stored in their own cutouts. A leather cover doubles as a play mat.
Handmade from nuts, bolts, pieces of steel and other hardware, this chess set is perfect for carpenters, mechanics and anyone else who uses tools. Comes in a metal tool chest along with a roll-up vinyl playing surface.
A flat-pack chess set that’s easily assembled from sheets of thick, pre-cut cardboard. We love the look of the pieces, though you wouldn’t want to play it in the rain. It’s also not all that portable once it’s assembled.
A pair of chess sets with online multiplayer. When you make a move on your set, the corresponding piece on the other set mimics the move, thanks to magnets and motors beneath the boards.
Nonessentials’ wooden chess set comes flat-packed. Just pop the pieces out of the laser-scored wood, slide the pieces together, and play. Available in neutral and 4 smooth colors too.
(NSFW: Language) BBC Comedy pokes fun at the coma-inducing gameplay of competitive chess with a newly-revamped version designed just for today’s short attention spans.
A stunning custom-made chess set, with pieces made from machined, anodized solid aluminum, and a board constructed from either etched carbon fiber or back-painted glass.