The French founded luxury crystal glassware company Baccarat has long been known as a pinnacle of perfection in glass work. To celebrate their existence of a quarter of a millennium in 2014, the company had a board created, dedicated to some of their most iconic glass designs. The 250th Anniversary Baccarat Crystal Chess Set retails for $287,700 a much higher price tag than the average luxury chess set for around $30000 USD. The result is easily the most elegant drinking game on the planet; Simply fill the pieces with champagne, and when a piece is taken, drink the contents until check-mate. Consumer versions of this set have also been made by the Japanese company Oki Sato for under a tenth of the price, making it just more than the cost of the average sedan. The board is created using clear crystal to round out the aesthetic making for a very unique play experience.
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