Hanayama Chess Puzzles
The coolest Chess pieces on the planet? They are if you're a puzzler.
The Hanayama Chess pieces were designed by Marcel Gillen of Luxembourg. A challenge awaits with each piece to find the hidden lucky coin inside each piece. Each piece has a unique system to discover, with the Pawn being the easiest and the Queen the most challenging.
Hanayama is a Japanese toy company formed in 1972. They are best known for their "Cast" series of cast metal puzzles which include reproductions of older designs, and new puzzles by designers Oskar van Diventer and Akio Yamamoto. Hanayama rate their puzzles with a difficulty level ranging from 1 to 6. The difficulty increases as the number ascends.