Tag Archives: chess

  • Credit Card Chess Set by Innovo

    Credit Card Chess Set by Innovo

    All you really need to play chess is a grid and 32 pieces, which means there’s plenty of room for innovation in the field of chess sets. The people at Innovo have opted to go for miniaturization, for a piece they say is “arguably the world’s smallest commercial chess set.” It’s known, in order to […]

  • Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup Can Chess Set

    Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup Can Chess Set

    Chess, commonly known as the game of kings. Campbell’s Soup, commonly known as the soup of the common man. Artist Andy Warhol was famous for bridging the gap between the wealthy and everybody else, so it’s weirdly appropriate that now you can purchase an Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup Can Chess Set from Kidrobot. A chess […]

  • Square Off Smart Automated Chessboard

    Square Off Smart Automated Chessboard

    If chess is the game of kings, then Square Off is chess for the cyborg kings of the future, where complex technology is layered underneath age-old board game traditions. It’s a real board, with real pieces, but it can be controlled via smartphone and synced up to opponents anywhere with an internet connection, so you […]

  • Preset Chess: Instantly Sets Up a Game

    Preset Chess: Instantly Sets Up a Game

    I never really mastered chess as a kid, and one of the reasons for that (apart from my non-tactical thinking processes) is that every game takes so long to set up, the odds of me getting bored and wanting to read Squadron Supreme again were higher and higher with each game. But maybe if I’d […]

  • Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    One of the things that makes chess such a brilliant and perennially popular game is that a game of chess doesn’t have to look like a game of chess – it can look like anything, provided it has the right number of squares and pieces in relation to one another. Nick Rawcliffe has taken full […]