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The top 5 most expensive chess sets

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 12, 2012 01:02 AM
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by Strilets last modified Jul 09, 2012

Chess is a game of smart people, that’s for sure. It’s very popular among the ruler class, leaders of countries, and other power people. An ancient tale says that chess was invented by Indian man who presented it for the rajah of his country already shows it as a game — Continue reading …




 

 

Chess is a game of smart people, that’s for sure. It’s very popular among the ruler class, leaders of countries, and other power people. An ancient tale says that chess was invented by Indian man who presented it for the rajah of his country already shows it as a game of kings.

 

Probably the game is not only amazingly interesting expression of war but also a good way of showing once’s smartness, which made it popular among kings, rulers and military leaders.

 

The game is quite complicated to play, and require good knowledge of strategy and tactic, so it’s even harder to play good in it. That’s why chess set usually associated with smartness and intelligence, so many men of substance used to buy quite expensive chess at least to decorate their apartments and to be associated with great minds as well.

 

You would agree that quality and fine finish of chess set are an indicator of wealth of the owner. The collection of the most expensive chess sets in the world goes further. You will be impressed by the prices of some of them, because they can equal a small car cost.

1. Staunton Chessmen & Venezia Game Table

Hand crafted chess table from Italy. Classic chess pieces also called Staunton chess says a lot for themselves. Although they are good to be an interior decoration, they are also made in such a way, so could be played in real game. The board itself is placed on fine wooden table cut from black tree. The set looks quite precious, however it is also usable, and may be not only a part of interior design but also play set.

The cost of the set is not so high only $675.00 (however it is 10 times more then average chess set will cost) and it’s affordable to buy. You can find it right at funnyfurniture.net

 

2. Ambassador Rosewood Chessmen & Monticello Chess

 

Again good chess table made by Italians. Hand crafted pieces from rosewood and maple, which seems to be quite heavy, however the massive pieces create an atmosphere of serious and grave game play. Could be a good attribute in any classical designed room, or even in a hotel hall.

This chess set costs over $1,200. Will you be proud of having such set in your home? The set is available on Chess set.

 

3. Mancini Luxury Chess Set

This chess set is made from solid gold and silver, which makes a huge impression right from the first view on it. The set looks so fascinating, and would the best attribute for high-pitched interior. Probably the explicit purpose of this set is to emphasis owner’s status and present his wealth and richness. Anyway the set is quite stylish and fine. Definitely a good choice for large apartments or house.

The cost will impress you this time: $1,400.00. Real place where to buy you can find here at funnyfurniture.net

 

4. Lladro Porcelain Figurine Medieval Chess Set

This chess set is made from porcelain by Lladro, a company famous by it’s fascinating porcelain figurines. The set looks very expensive and stylish, although it doesn’t made from precious metals.

The price really overwhelm this time: 2.456,00 €

 

5. Jaques of London. Staunton Chess Set in Leather Casket

 

Absolute winner in our Collection. A chess set, which produced by the famous English brand Jaques of London, responsible for the chess pieces design as we know it now. They are made in a very solid manner of 1840-th. This priceless heirloom set intended to be the most stunning attribute for any rich man.

This set costs unbelievable £4,999.99


 

 

 
 
 

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