App DescriptionA one-of-a-kind APP featuring exquisitely filmed mini-
documentaries of 25 of the worldâ€™s greatest chess setsâ€“â€“including the Russian masterpiece made by Faberge, said to be the worldâ€™s most valuable set. Also included are sets by Dadaist artist Man Ray; the Salvador Dali â€śFingersâ€ť set; an amber set believed to have been fashioned in the workshop of Catherine the Great; a Murano glass set; a Meissen porcelain set; a complete set from the 16th Century, and many more. Discussing the art value and political history of the sets are Susan Polgar, the worldâ€™s first female Grandmaster; Sarah Coffin, Curator of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum; Graham Beal, Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts; and the collectors themselves, Dr. George and Vivian Dean.
June 02, 2013 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
November 30, -0001 Initial Release