Ugly (or Just Plain Silly) Chess Sets
Like all Celebrities, Chess is prone to mimickry and mockery. People love it and hate it. And, just as a school girls bedroom wall is plastered with her favourite boy band, so chess is also idolised.
Sometimes it's fun, sometimes it's risque. And, for the purist, it can get just plain silly.
Here a List of Ugly (or Just Plain Silly) Chess Sets.
it's by no means a comprehensive list of the way th game has taken shape. Just a quick list which I am sure could be added to one hundred times over.