Know someone who enjoys playing a nice game of chess? They’re going to absolutely love this set! The game has been around (in one form or another) for a long time now, but there are still innovations being made. Whether you’re talking about computers and software that can beat chess masters or science-fiction takes like the 3D chess set from Star Trek, there’s always new innovations for this classic strategy game. Now, Umbra has come up with an award winning design that makes the chess board a little more interesting.
Benefits and Features of Wobble Chess Sets
Here’s a quick look at some of the major features and benefits of Wobble chess sets by Umbra.
- Award Winning – One of the best things to note about the Wobble chess set is that it has won an award. They won the Award of Merit from HOW Magazine’s 2008 International Design Award competition, which is saying something.
- Concave Landscape – When it comes to chess sets, most of them are flat and boring. Each of the squares on this one are actually concave. But don’t worry. With the specially designed pieces with rounded bottoms, it works wonderfully.
- Contemporary and Artful – If you love art – contemporary or otherwise – we think you’re going to really appreciate the craftsmanship that went into designing this chess set. Think about this if you’re considering this as a gift for someone other than yourself.
- Reasonably Priced – While the price may seem high at first, you really have to consider all the workmanship that went into creation this chess set. From the individual pieces to the board itself, it’s truly a work of art that will last for years to come.
As you can see, there’s a lot to love about this particular chess set. Whether you know someone who has been playing the game for years or you want to introduce the strategy game to someone in your life, this is a great way to do it. While there are a lot of other chess sets on the market – not to mention all the software versions of the game – we really think this one is special and that you’re going to like it a lot.
If you own this Umbra Wobble chess set, leave a comment below and let us know! We love hearing from our readers – especially if they’re fans of chess. This is a game that has really stood the test of time. And now you can play it with an innovative design that uses chess pieces that wobble around without toppling over. Let us know what you think!
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