16 Chess Sets for Fans of 'The Queen's Gambit'

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Welcome to the Hunker Holiday Gift Guide. From joyful decor picks to gifts that give back, these items are sure to delight everyone on your list.

Here is my review of Netflix's new limited series, The Queen's Gambit: UNNNNGGGGHHHHNGNGNNGNNGNG SO GOOD! If you've seen it or know someone who can't stop talking about it, then you should fully understand this sentiment. The Cold War-era drama has made chess suddenly sexy and our editors are now predicting that chess sets will become hot gifts this holiday season. Below, 16 chess sets for every type of player and decor style:


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