From Celestial Chess Sets to Decadent Chessboards

 - Oct 31, 2009   Updated: Jun 2 2011
Everyone knows that chess is the thinking person's game. It will always be superior to checkers simply because with chess you would never stack two pieces, and then continue playing the game.

From celestial chess sets to decadent chessboards, check out all of chess innovations that make you wish you would have joined the chess team in high school. (Well, let's not go that far.)

Implications - Unconventional takes on classic games have become a unique trend. Consumers desire these products because they offer a chance to show appreciation for tradition while still enjoying a modern design aesthetic. Ideas such as 3D chessboards and chainmail chess sets allow different design tastes to be displayed.