In the past few years, we have covered plenty of awesome geeky chess sets here. This Microbiology Chess Set is also worth a look. The board measures 30cm and has pewter and antiqued Copper pieces. Here are what the pieces represent:
pawn – phage – fam. Myoviridae
rook – radiolarian – Peripanicium amphicorona
knight – yeast cell – Saccharomyces cerevisiae
bishop – euglena – Euglena gracilis
king – archaeans – Pyrobaculum islandicum
queen – bacteria – Paenibacillus vortex
Like what you see? You can get this unique chess set on Etsy.