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Arena Concrete Architectural Chess Set

Like the marvels of ancient architecture, the game of chess has endured for centuries garnering new fans and players every year. Material Immaterial Studio brings together modern minimalism with the grand structures of the past in a stylish new chess set dubbed: Arena. This concrete chess set is inspired by…

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Umbra Rolz Portable Chess/Checkers Set

Portable board games always feel a little cheapened. Either the pieces are too small or the game itself isn't really portable. Well interior design company Umbra has succeeded in making an on-the-go functional and playful chess/checkers set. The ingenious design uses an internal storage pipe to house the checkers pieces…

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12 Great Chess Sets for Fans of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

Chess is hot, uh, again. The 6th-century game is skyrocketing thanks to the combination of pandemic shut-ins and a Netflix TV show. The Queen’s Gambit is unlike any TV series you’ve ever seen. Beth Harmon is an orphan growing up in the ‘50s who becomes a high school chess prodigy…

12 Great Chess Sets for Fans of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’
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Square Off Smart Chess Board

Our smartphones have made chess a game that no longer requires adversaries sit opposite each other at a table. We find this good and bad. It's good because you can always get a game, anytime, anywhere. It's bad because, well, we miss the one-on-one interaction and the tactically pleasing moves…

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The Last Chess Shop in New York City

With with the prevalence of smartphones and internet-connected computers, chess is no longer a game that requires two players sit at the same table. But while that means we can play more games, it also means less face-to-face connection. Chess Forum is New York City's last chess shop, and it's…

The Last Chess Shop in New York City
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