Making Moves

Playing chess improves brain function, memory, cognitive abilities and strategic thinking, stimulates creative thinking and can even help build inner confidence. The Noble Collection Quidditch Chess Set makes learning fun.
Words by Stacy Wynn | January 29, 2020 | Luxury

The silver and gold plated Quidditch Chess Set looks like a valuable family antique passed down for generations (or perhaps stolen by a magical ancestor on a secret visit to Hogworts!). But in reality, it’s a totally modern and downright fun way to while away the hours. Gryffindor or Slytherin; Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff? Choose your team and pit them against any of the houses. Die-cast, enameled golden and silver playing pieces feature such icons as the Quidditch Cup and the Golden Snitch, whilst the pawns boast house crests, set atop a hardwood game board with 24 karat gold plated accents and a storage compartment for the playing pieces. A truly special gift for fans of Harry Potter, both young and old. Plus, scientists say that playing chess can improve mental age by up to 14 years;