The parallels between design and chess are indeed numerous. The act of war through geometrically engaging space is a daily occurrence for Architects and Designers. It’s no surprise that we grow a peculiar fondness for this struggle that often translates into a casual chess habit. Enabling the sharpening of mental skills in a competitive yet friendly manor, the chess board also is a physical projection of style. For this reason, we have curated a handful of the best chess boards for architects and designers.