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80 Revamped Strategy Board Games

From Typographic Chess Sets to Eco-Friendly Gaming Pieces

— November 28, 2012 — Eco
For the avid chess and checker players who find that their original square playing boards are lacking a little pizzazz it may be time to spice up their strategy board games by investing in revamped atypical boards.

If you find yourself sitting down to a round of tactful game-play more than once a week, it is worthwhile to invest in a board that means something to you. You're going to be staring at the pieces and tiles for minutes (even hours), so you might as well see something that attracts you. Game boards are now designed after popular pop culture franchises like Harry Potter or Nintendo. The game boards have even been altered to be 3D, waved or shifted for more enjoyable and challenging matches.

If you like to bake, there are even strategy board games that let you cook up your own playing pieces, so you can eat them once you've achieved victory.
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Popularity
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Virtual Chess Games
Virtual Chess Games
The DIY Internet Chess Table Uses a Webcam to Transfer Your Moves
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78
Tubular Techie Strategie Games
Tubular Techie Strategie Games
The Nixie Chessboard Kit Functions on an Induction Power System
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77
Melting Strategy Games
Melting Strategy Games
The Ice Speed Chess Set Quickens the Match Significantly
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76
Direction-Based Board Games
Direction-Based Board Games
Blindside Takes the Game of Checkers and Adds Complex Strategy
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75
Charitable Automotive Games
Charitable Automotive Games
The Bentley Chess Set Gets Auctioned off for a Good Cause
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74
Photographers' Strategy Games
Photographers' Strategy Games
The LensRental Chess Set Pits Nikon Against Canon
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73
Trickster Gameboards
Trickster Gameboards
Trapdoor Checkers Game Features Strategic 'Potholes'
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72
Designer Checker Boards
Designer Checker Boards
The Gucci Leather Checkers Set Costs $4,350
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71
Typographic Chess Boards
Typographic Chess Boards
The type(chess)set is Ultra-Modern and Exudes Artistic Talent
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70
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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69
Drunken Strategic Games
Drunken Strategic Games
'Shot Glass Checkers Set' Requires You to Think Carefully or Get Hammered
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68
Illuminated Strategy Games
Illuminated Strategy Games
The LED Chess & Checker Set Lets You Play Nocturnally
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67
Interactive Luxury Chess Sets
Interactive Luxury Chess Sets
Make Your Move on the Hi-Tech Barbara Kruger Chess Set
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66
Sci-Fi Board Game Makeovers
Sci-Fi Board Game Makeovers
Starcraft Risk Brings Together Two Very Classic and Addictive Games
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65
Green Classic Games
Green Classic Games
Go Green Games Feature Recycled Wood and Plastic Bags
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64
Bicycle Chess
Bicycle Chess
3 Person Bikes: Built for 2 Players and a Driver
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63
Solo Strategy Games
Solo Strategy Games
Solitaire Chess Hones Your Knowledge and Skill of the Game
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62
Projected Chess Sets
Projected Chess Sets
TEPOS is Hi-Tech Entertainment Designed for the Elderly
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61
Atypical Board Games
Atypical Board Games
Alessia Mazzarella Creates the Wittiest Chess Set of Them All
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60
Micro Videogame Masterpieces
Micro Videogame Masterpieces
The Legend of Zelda Chess Set by Ben Howard Brings Life to the Board
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59
$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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58
Doubly Nerdy Games
Doubly Nerdy Games
The LEGO 'Empire Strikes Back' Chess Set
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57
Monstrous LEGO Games
Monstrous LEGO Games
This Monster Chess LEGO Set is Electronically Controlled
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56
Sweet Strategic Games
Sweet Strategic Games
The Confectionary Chess Board Cake by DahliaCakes is Delicious
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55
Spherical Strategy Games
Spherical Strategy Games
The 3 Man Chess Board Lets You Outsmart Two of Your Smartest Friends
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54
Guiding Game Pieces
Guiding Game Pieces
The Intuitive Chess Set Helps You Remember All the Moves
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53
Stackable Strategy Games
Stackable Strategy Games
The Chess for the Mass by Neora Zigler Allows for Modern Production
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52
Thinking Tables
Thinking Tables
The AI Chess Table
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51
Celestial Chess Sets
Celestial Chess Sets
Jerod Hugghins Designs a Chess Set Similar to Battleship
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50
Decadent Chessboards
Decadent Chessboards
Chocolate Chess Provides Winner With a Treat
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49
Sorcerer Strategy Games
Sorcerer Strategy Games
'Harry Potter Wizard Chess' Can Now Be Played by Muggles
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48
LEGO Strategy Games
LEGO Strategy Games
The Mini LEGO Chess Set by Akunthita
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47
Snarling Battle Boards
Snarling Battle Boards
Aliens VS Predator Chess Piece Fights in an Epic Strategic Showdown
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46
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
New Wave Chess & Checkers
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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
Mind Games for Gamers
Mind Games for Gamers
Super Mario Chess is the Ultimate in Geeky Gifts
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43
Hair Clip Chess Pieces
Hair Clip Chess Pieces
The Mirage Portable Chess Set Clips Back Those Hair Complaints
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42
Revolutionary Chess Sets
Revolutionary Chess Sets
Democratic Chess Makes the Classic Strategy Game Fairer for the Pawns
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41
Blindness-Inspired Board Games
Blindness-Inspired Board Games
The Duncan McKean Chess Set Ensures that Everyone Can Play
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40
Luminous Board Games
Luminous Board Games
Brent Blake's Electric Chess Set Will Give You an Electrifying Experien
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39
Musical Board Games
Musical Board Games
The Vacuum Tube Chess Set by Paul Fryer is a Vintage Marvel
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38
Mind-Blowing Block Games
Mind-Blowing Block Games
The 4,000 Piece LEGO Chess Set by Derek Seiple
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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
Edible Chess Sets
Edible Chess Sets
Play Your Game and Eat it Too
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35
Weapon-Wrought Games
Weapon-Wrought Games
The Bullet Chess Set Features Pieces Made from .223 Caliber Shells
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34
Extravagant Chess Set
Extravagant Chess Set
Diamonds & Gold Don't Play Games
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33
Edible Strategy Games
Edible Strategy Games
The PIKDA Chessboard Feeds Guests With Food and Fun
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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
Stylish Strategy Games
Stylish Strategy Games
Strategize Stylish Moves With the Paul Smith Chess Set
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30
Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
The Wine Glass Chess Set Encourages Getting Tipsy
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29
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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28
Beefed-Up Board Games
Beefed-Up Board Games
Childhood Entertainment Gets Touch of High Class
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27
Board Game Art
Board Game Art
Extraordinarily Creative Artworks Inspired by the Classic Game of Chess
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26
Stylish Board Games
Stylish Board Games
Brass Skeleton Key Chess Set For the Fashionably Competitive
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25
Architectural Strategy Games
Architectural Strategy Games
The Calatrava Chess Set Features Designs from the Famous Architect
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24
Green Chess
Green Chess
Recycled Auto Part Chess Set
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23
Themed Chess Sets
Themed Chess Sets
Hockey, Fishing, Cowboys & More
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22
Minimalist Board Games
Minimalist Board Games
The Cardboard Chess by Londji is Made Entirely from Cardboard
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21
3D Chessboards
3D Chessboards
Ji Lee Turns Chess Into an Epic Battle
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20
Strategy Game Furniture
Strategy Game Furniture
The Flipboard Chesstable Makes Your House Feel Like a Park
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19
Minimalist Logic Games
Minimalist Logic Games
The Naef Bauhaus Chess Set Values Mind Over Material Matter
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18
Whiskey Strategy Games
Whiskey Strategy Games
The Jack Daniel's Chess Set is a Superior Drinking Game
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17
Fantasy Chess Sets
Fantasy Chess Sets
The Pirates vs. Ninjas Checker Set Spices Games Up
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16
Compact Chess Sets
Compact Chess Sets
Lanier Graham Designs Minimalistic Chess Pieces for Easy Traveling
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15
Sci-Fi Strategy Games
Sci-Fi Strategy Games
The Aliens Deluxe Chess Set is Perfect for Aliens Superfans
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14
Wall-Mounted Board Games
Wall-Mounted Board Games
Straight Up Chess
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13
Glowing Geek Games
Glowing Geek Games
The LED Checkers and Chess Set Gives Classic Games a Bright Twist
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12
Woodcut Game Sets
Woodcut Game Sets
The Sustainable Chess Set is Made from Only One Sheet of Plywood
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11
Abnormal Chess Boards
Abnormal Chess Boards
“The Art of Chess” Inspires at the Reykjavik Museum
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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
$224,000 Chess Sets
$224,000 Chess Sets
186ct Diamond Chess Set is for Serious (Rich) Players
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8
Incredible Gamer Cakes
Incredible Gamer Cakes
The Super Mario Bros. Cake is a Sweet-Toothed Gamer's Delight
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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
Disappearing Chess Pieces
Disappearing Chess Pieces
The Alice Chess Set
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4
Yard-Sized Board Games
Yard-Sized Board Games
Chess Pieces Fit for an Alice in Wonderland Game Experience
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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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