You are in the middle of a nail-baiting chess game, a move or two from the checkmate, and your dog accidentally runs into your table and knocks the chess board around! If you had Umbra’s Wobble Chess Set, this could not have happened since, even when knocked over, the figures would stay in place so you would be able to continue playing as if nothing had happened.

The Wobble Chess Set was designed by an industrial engineer Adin Mumma who was inspired by the 1970s Weeble toys or Weeble Wobbles. In 2008, Mumma received an Award of Merit at the International Design Award competition for his Wobble Chess Set.

Wobble Chess Set pieces

This award-winning set has a unique concave-shaped board with curved kinetic pieces that have wobbly base which all make, otherwise motionless game, lively. The board is a prime example of fine craftsmanship. It is made of maple and walnut, and it is 15 inches wide and 15 inches deep. The set is beautifully constructed, as well as elegant and highly functional. The design quality of the Wobble Chess Set is undeniable, and you can even use it as an artistic display piece on your coffee table.

If you are just learning how to play chess, the Wobble Chess Set is a great place to start, and if you are a chess master, this could be a great addition to your existing collection of chess boards and your home.

To quote an American novelist Walter Tevis: “When in doubt… play Chess!” Preferably with the Wobble Chess Set, if we may add. watch video below

Get it from Amazon here

Available in Europe here

Wobble Chess Set

Wobble Chess Set pieces

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