From Fantasy Chess Sets to Bicycle Chess

 - Aug 18, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Chess can be an easy way to stimulate your mind, and with these 23 chess innovations, finding a game that suits your style has just become a whole lot easier. From abnormal chess boards to disappearing chess pieces, this cluster highlights just a few of the many ways to enjoy this game.

Implications - Despite the growing popularity of online games, video games and other forms of virtual entertainment, the classic game of chess is still embraced by many consumers. Chess is a game that requires much skill and strategy; the fact that it often trumps contemporary mediums of entertainment in today's digital world indicates the potential for traditional games that bear the same elements in today's competitive game market.