Skeleton Key Chess Board Puts The Smackdown On Sore Losers

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Have you or one of your opponents ever tossed a game of chess off the table in a disgusting display of poor sportsmanship? The skeleton key chess board puts and end to those outbursts.

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Now you can savor victory not once, but two times: when your opponent tosses the set off the board and when you pick it back up with the pieces intact and smugly say "checkmate" and "suck it loser." Each piece of the board is represented as a skeleton key that fits snugly into a a lock on the board. Theoretically, this should "lock in" your move in more ways than one. The only problem is that is currently only a concept from designer Dave Pickett. [Dave Pickett Flickr via The Awesomer via Craziest Gadgets]

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I would find it annoying to have to turn the key after each play. And for those with big hands? Forget it.