Looking for a great way to play the ancient game of shatranj, now popularly known the world over as chess? Well, here’s a set that’s designed and sculpted to enable you to play in all your imperial majesty. Part of Hermès’ Spring-Summer 2012 collection, this handsome chess set is chiseled, keeping pure luxury in mind, and guarantees to offer hours of board-game fun. Using giant-sized rosewood and mahogany hand-sculpted pieces, the set includes a larger-than-usual 95cm board fashioned from Clemence taurillon leather. And when you finally finish playing, you probably wouldn’t want to put this chess set away since it pretty much seems to add and blend right into sophisticated living spaces.