Best gifts for chess lovers TechnoBuffalo 2022

With so many reasons to give gifts, having a recipient with a special love or interest makes it all the better. Do you have a chess lover in your life? This list of best gifts for chess lovers will give you everything you need to make choosing the right product they'll love easy. We've found everything from apparel to keepsakes, all of which offer style and function.

Choose Your Weapon Tee

Novelty tee: Chess Choose Your Weapon Humor T-Shirt

Staff Pick

This fun, novelty tee features a screen printed image of chess pieces and a stand out text graphic. It is a unisex modern fit and made of 100% cotton. This humorous tee may just make your opponent a little intimidated.

$15 at Amazon
Chess Mouse Pad

Work of art: dealzEpic Art Painting Chess Players Mouse Pad

Another great gift idea, this high-quality natural rubber mouse pad features a vivid print. This mouse pad showcases the famous art piece by Thomas Eakins, The Chess Players. It even has a stitched border in order to prevent fraying. This 9.5- by-7.9-inch computer desk necessity is perfect for style and function.

$10 at Amazon
Chess Socks

Run the gambit: Good Luck Men's Chess Crew Socks

Never play chess without these Good Luck chess socks. These cotton blend crew socks feature muted colors so they pair nicely with whatever you're wearing. For men's shoe size 7 to 12, the socks have a reinforced heel and toe and they are even machine washable.

$10 at Amazon
Chess Piece Usb Flash Drive

Store data or make a move: Aneew 16GB Wood Chess Piece USB Flash Drive

Another cool novelty gift for the techy chess lover, this USB flash drive memory stick is in the shape of a chess piece. It has a classic wood look and supports the following operating systems; Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/Me/2000, Mac OS X, Linux 2.6x. You will get fast and easy data storage with this USB drive.

$12 at Amazon
Chess Keychain

Move with purpose: Zuo Bao Chess Keychain

Every move in chess has a purpose and that is celebrated with this keepsake keychain. This stainless steel keychain features an image of chess pieces with the saying, Move With Purpose. The perfect gift for the on-the-go chess player, this keychain's pendant is 2-inches long.

$14 at Amazon
Galaxy S9 Chess Phone Case

Protect the King: Chess Hearbeat Phone Case for Galaxy S Models

Chess players need to protect their King at all times. They also need to protect their phone. This cool, Galaxy S model phone case has a heartbeat chess piece design, perfect for those who live and breathe chess. This case fits the Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, S8, S8+. It will protect your phone from scratches and protects against drops.

$18 at Amazon

Pawn-der which gift you'll give

Have you mastered the game? Me either, but we've certainly mastered the best gifts to give. Our top pick is the Chess Choose Your Weapon Humor T-Shirt. Not only can men or women enjoy this shirt but it's comfortable and a fun way to show your love of chess.

We do also recommend the Zuo Bao Chess Keychain as it is the perfect keepsake as well as a functional accessory for your keys. I also love the sentimental engraving of, "Move With Purpose".

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