100,000 LEGO Bricks Build One Hell Of A Robotic Chess Set

Monster Chess is a big fat "checkmate" to all other do-it-yourself chess sets. The incredible set took a team of four over a year to construct, using $US30,000 worth of LEGO bricks. And it's even more impressive in action:

I was going to liken this to a real life version of Knight Chess from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, but I think somehow that would make this less cool. If you want to see the 14sq m Monster Chess set in person, it'll be on site at Brickworld in Chicago next week. [Monster Chess via MAKE]

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