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Top 10 Most Expensive Chess Sets in the World

/ January 17, 2015

Chess is a fascinating board-game. It originated in India and has been around for centuries. Chess pieces remind us of ancient times, where horses, elephants and camels were involved in battles.

Chess sets are available in a variety of designs. Some of them are made of gold and other precious materials. These chess sets are artistically advanced and unique. They are not for the common folk.

Here are the 10 most expensive chess sets in the world.

10) Medieval Venice Chess Set ($30,545)

Offered by Pianki, this artistic chess set includes 7+ inch pieces made of solid bronze and plated with 24 carat gold and silver. Pieces are highly detailed and three-dimensional. This historical chess set makes it possible for you to savor the essence of medieval culture.

Medieval Venice Chess Set

9) Renault F1 Team Collection Chess Set ($42,000)

This wonderful chess set is made using the same materials that are used to make a Formula 1 Renault car: stainless steel, aluminum and titanium. The chess pieces are shaped in the form of cockpit sittings and hubs, while the F1 carbon board is designed with traction to give players the illusion that they are driving across a track to race an opponent.

Renault F1 Team Collection Chess Set