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98 Father's Day Gifts for Chess Players

From Flattened Chess Sets to Data-Storing Chess Pieces

— May 26, 2014 — Autos
Sometimes it is helpful to think of a person's hobbies when it comes to gift-giving, these Father's Day gifts for chess players do just that. For those who have are skilled at strategy games or who simply want to try their hand at it, there are a variety of ways to win their hearts. Although the former may already have a chess set, designers have been releasing atypical ones that appeal to other interests or even make the game more challenging. There are even chess-inspired housewares and electronics that display their love of the game in other ways.

From multi-level chessboards to chess piece wine stoppers and even USBs, there are a ton of Father's Day gifts for chess players out there.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
London Skyline Chess Sets
London Skyline Chess Sets
This Kickstarter Project Sees City Rivalries Duke it out Over Chess
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98
Medieval Game Board Remixes
Medieval Game Board Remixes
The Chainmaille Chess Set Lets You Play Like It's 1399
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97
Virtual Chess Games
Virtual Chess Games
The DIY Internet Chess Table Uses a Webcam to Transfer Your Moves
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96
Shooter-Inspired Strategy Games
Shooter-Inspired Strategy Games
The Team Fortress 2 Chess is Perfect for Valve Superfans
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95
Tubular Techie Strategie Games
Tubular Techie Strategie Games
The Nixie Chessboard Kit Functions on an Induction Power System
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94
Melting Strategy Games
Melting Strategy Games
The Ice Speed Chess Set Quickens the Match Significantly
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93
Charitable Automotive Games
Charitable Automotive Games
The Bentley Chess Set Gets Auctioned off for a Good Cause
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92
Futuristic 2D Chess Sets
Futuristic 2D Chess Sets
2D Abstract Chess Set by NMI Laser is Laser Cut from Acrylic
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91
Cubism-Inspired Game Pieces
Cubism-Inspired Game Pieces
This Artistic Chess Set Draws Inspiration from Modern Art
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90
Photographers' Strategy Games
Photographers' Strategy Games
The LensRental Chess Set Pits Nikon Against Canon
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89
Artisan Game Board Furnishings
Artisan Game Board Furnishings
The Congo Quares Chess Board Bench is Inspired By The Strategy Game
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88
Drug Dealer Chess Sets
Drug Dealer Chess Sets
This Breaking Bad Chess Set is Available for Purchase on Etsy
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87
Strategy Game Spice Shakers
Strategy Game Spice Shakers
Checkmates Salt & Pepper Shakers Bring the King and Queen Together
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86
Typographic Chess Boards
Typographic Chess Boards
The type(chess)set is Ultra-Modern and Exudes Artistic Talent
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85
Blended Brass Board Games
Blended Brass Board Games
The Agresti Golf Chess Set is Combines Two Pastimes in One Opulent Play
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84
Brilliantly Bright Chess Sets
Brilliantly Bright Chess Sets
The LED Chess Set Adds a Little Light to Your Every Move
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83
Illuminated Strategy Games
Illuminated Strategy Games
The LED Chess & Checker Set Lets You Play Nocturnally
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82
Chess-Inspired Seating
Chess-Inspired Seating
Wooden Stools by Giorgio Bonaguro Have a Lovely Logic to Their Design
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81
Data-Storing Chess Pieces
Data-Storing Chess Pieces
These USB Drives are Designed to Look Like Chess Pieces
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80
Time Travel Strategy Games
Time Travel Strategy Games
The Doctor Who Lenticular Animated Chess Set Features 3D Pieces
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79
Strategy Game Bottle Plugs
Strategy Game Bottle Plugs
The Chess Piece Wine Stopper Checks Open Bottles of Pinot
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78
Multi-Level Chess Games
Multi-Level Chess Games
This 3D Chess Set Takes the Game to a Whole Other Level
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77
Chemical-Emitting Board Games
Chemical-Emitting Board Games
Purling London's Luxury Chess Set Raises Awareness of Modern Warfare
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76
Tolkein Trilogy Board Games
Tolkein Trilogy Board Games
These Lord of the Rings Collectors Chess Sets Depict Movie Magic
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75
Potted Game Pieces
Potted Game Pieces
The Micro Planter Chess Set Comprises a Collection of Little Flower Pot Figures
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74
Solo Strategy Games
Solo Strategy Games
Solitaire Chess Hones Your Knowledge and Skill of the Game
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73
Projected Chess Sets
Projected Chess Sets
TEPOS is Hi-Tech Entertainment Designed for the Elderly
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72
Playable Gameboard Apparel
Playable Gameboard Apparel
Cure Boredom On the Go with a Playable Chess T-Shirt
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71
Flattened Chess Sets
Flattened Chess Sets
The Got Chess? Set is Inspired by a Stylish Leather Notebook
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70
Atypical Board Games
Atypical Board Games
Alessia Mazzarella Creates the Wittiest Chess Set of Them All
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69
Political Strategy Games
Political Strategy Games
The America VS. Taliban Chess Set Lets You Checkmake Bin Laden with Bush
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68
$77,880 Chess Sets
$77,880 Chess Sets
The Geoffrey Parker Chess Set is One of the World's Most Expensive Game Piece
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67
Morbid Mouse Chess Sets
Morbid Mouse Chess Sets
A Taxidermist Created an Entire Chess Set Made Up of Dead Mice
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66
Masked Vigilante Board Games
Masked Vigilante Board Games
Protect Gotham City with Keen Strategy in the Batman Chess Set
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65
Pop-Up Chess Sets
Pop-Up Chess Sets
The Paper Chess Set by Chronicle Books Lets You Take Chess Anywhere
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64
Doubly Nerdy Games
Doubly Nerdy Games
The LEGO 'Empire Strikes Back' Chess Set
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63
Bullet Shell Board Games
Bullet Shell Board Games
This Chess Set is Made From Real Weapons
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62
Statuesque Game Pieces
Statuesque Game Pieces
The Pandov Chess Set Has Been Infused with Symbolism Through Sculpture
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61
Blue Collar Chess Sets
Blue Collar Chess Sets
The Tool Chess is Rugged Yet Gorgeous
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60
Monstrous LEGO Games
Monstrous LEGO Games
This Monster Chess LEGO Set is Electronically Controlled
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59
Chess Robots With Fake Arms
Chess Robots With Fake Arms
Novag 2Robot Chess Game
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58
Spherical Strategy Games
Spherical Strategy Games
The 3 Man Chess Board Lets You Outsmart Two of Your Smartest Friends
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57
Designer Chess Pieces
Designer Chess Pieces
Daniel Weil Changes the Game with His Architecturally-Inspired Chess Set
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56
Stackable Strategy Games
Stackable Strategy Games
The Chess for the Mass by Neora Zigler Allows for Modern Production
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55
Guiding Game Pieces
Guiding Game Pieces
The Intuitive Chess Set Helps You Remember All the Moves
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54
Celestial Chess Sets
Celestial Chess Sets
Jerod Hugghins Designs a Chess Set Similar to Battleship
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53
Chic Designer Board Games
Chic Designer Board Games
Prada Plays Around With Saffiano Leather Board Games
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52
Decadent Chessboards
Decadent Chessboards
Chocolate Chess Provides Winner With a Treat
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51
Sorcerer Strategy Games
Sorcerer Strategy Games
'Harry Potter Wizard Chess' Can Now Be Played by Muggles
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50
LEGO Strategy Games
LEGO Strategy Games
The Mini LEGO Chess Set by Akunthita
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49
Snarling Battle Boards
Snarling Battle Boards
Aliens VS Predator Chess Piece Fights in an Epic Strategic Showdown
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48
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
New Wave Chess & Checkers
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47
Chainmail Chess Sets
Chainmail Chess Sets
David Austin Captures the Past for a Classic Game Remake
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46
Luxurious Glass Chess Sets
Luxurious Glass Chess Sets
This Glass Chess Set Epitomizes Luxury with Handcrafted Design
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45
Greek-Inspired Strategy Games
Greek-Inspired Strategy Games
The Krisztian Griz Chess Set is Architecturally Sound
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44
Revolutionary Chess Sets
Revolutionary Chess Sets
Democratic Chess Makes the Classic Strategy Game Fairer for the Pawns
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43
Mind Games for Gamers
Mind Games for Gamers
Super Mario Chess is the Ultimate in Geeky Gifts
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42
Blindness-Inspired Board Games
Blindness-Inspired Board Games
The Duncan McKean Chess Set Ensures that Everyone Can Play
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41
Luminous Board Games
Luminous Board Games
Brent Blake's Electric Chess Set Will Give You an Electrifying Experien
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40
Musical Board Games
Musical Board Games
The Vacuum Tube Chess Set by Paul Fryer is a Vintage Marvel
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39
Futuristic 8-Bit Board Games
Futuristic 8-Bit Board Games
The NMI Laser Team Develops This Vibrant Space Invaders Chess Set
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38
Concaved Classic Game Boards
Concaved Classic Game Boards
The Wobble Chess Set Brings a New Element to a Classic Game
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37
Handyman Strategy Games
Handyman Strategy Games
The Hardware Chess Set by Rambutan Red Combines Ruggedness and Intellect
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36
Mind-Blowing Block Games
Mind-Blowing Block Games
The 4,000 Piece LEGO Chess Set by Derek Seiple
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35
Ammo Chess Sets
Ammo Chess Sets
This Popular Game Has Been Weaponized With .223 Assault Rifle Rounds
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34
Edible Chess Sets
Edible Chess Sets
Play Your Game and Eat it Too
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33
Weapon-Wrought Games
Weapon-Wrought Games
The Bullet Chess Set Features Pieces Made from .223 Caliber Shells
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32
Fashion-Forward Board Games
Fashion-Forward Board Games
The Hammond Chess Set from Ralph Lauren is One Luxurious Design
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31
Edible Strategy Games
Edible Strategy Games
The PIKDA Chessboard Feeds Guests With Food and Fun
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30
Stylish Strategy Games
Stylish Strategy Games
Strategize Stylish Moves With the Paul Smith Chess Set
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29
Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
The Wine Glass Chess Set Encourages Getting Tipsy
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28
Lettered Logic Games
Lettered Logic Games
The Typographical Chess Set Spells Out the Name of Every Piece
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27
Dark Knight Strategy Boards
Dark Knight Strategy Boards
DC Comics Batman Chess Collection Gives the Game an Epic Makeover
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26
Sci Fi Chess Sets (UPDATE)
Sci Fi Chess Sets (UPDATE)
Brandon Griffith Creates the Final Set to the LEGO Star Wars Series
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25
Beefed-Up Board Games
Beefed-Up Board Games
Childhood Entertainment Gets Touch of High Class
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24
Board Game Art
Board Game Art
Extraordinarily Creative Artworks Inspired by the Classic Game of Chess
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23
Themed Chess Sets
Themed Chess Sets
Hockey, Fishing, Cowboys & More
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22
Flatpack Strategy Games
Flatpack Strategy Games
The Nonessentials Chess Set Takes the Puzzle Principle for Smart Storage
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21
Stylish Board Games
Stylish Board Games
Brass Skeleton Key Chess Set For the Fashionably Competitive
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20
Architectural Strategy Games
Architectural Strategy Games
The Calatrava Chess Set Features Designs from the Famous Architect
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19
3D Chessboards
3D Chessboards
Ji Lee Turns Chess Into an Epic Battle
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18
Minimalist Board Games
Minimalist Board Games
The Cardboard Chess by Londji is Made Entirely from Cardboard
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17
Minimalist Logic Games
Minimalist Logic Games
The Naef Bauhaus Chess Set Values Mind Over Material Matter
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16
Strategy Game Furniture
Strategy Game Furniture
The Flipboard Chesstable Makes Your House Feel Like a Park
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15
Compact Chess Sets
Compact Chess Sets
Lanier Graham Designs Minimalistic Chess Pieces for Easy Traveling
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14
Whiskey Strategy Games
Whiskey Strategy Games
The Jack Daniel's Chess Set is a Superior Drinking Game
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13
Fantasy Chess Sets
Fantasy Chess Sets
The Pirates vs. Ninjas Checker Set Spices Games Up
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12
Glowing Geek Games
Glowing Geek Games
The LED Checkers and Chess Set Gives Classic Games a Bright Twist
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11
Woodcut Game Sets
Woodcut Game Sets
The Sustainable Chess Set is Made from Only One Sheet of Plywood
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10
Cubist Chess Sets
Cubist Chess Sets
Jaroslva Jurica Designs the Game After Pavel Janak´s Architecture
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9
Abnormal Chess Boards
Abnormal Chess Boards
“The Art of Chess” Inspires at the Reykjavik Museum
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8
$224,000 Chess Sets
$224,000 Chess Sets
186ct Diamond Chess Set is for Serious (Rich) Players
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7
Picturesque Board Games
Picturesque Board Games
The Samurai Chess Set Has a Built-In Zen Garden
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6
Sci-Fi Robot Games
Sci-Fi Robot Games
The Star Wars Droid Chess Set Pits C-3PO Against R2-D2
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5
Yard-Sized Board Games
Yard-Sized Board Games
Chess Pieces Fit for an Alice in Wonderland Game Experience
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4
Post-Modern Cylindrical Chess Sets
Post-Modern Cylindrical Chess Sets
The Modern Chess Set by Customatic Features Faceless Pieces
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3
Sex Toy Board Games
Sex Toy Board Games
A Gift for the Excited and Rich Chess Fanatics
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2
Controversial Contemporary Art
Controversial Contemporary Art
The Jake and Dinos Chapman Chess Set is Racially Charged
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1
Nerdy Chess Sets
Nerdy Chess Sets
The LEGO Star Wars Chess Set is to Be Played by Dedicated Geeks
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