Found this image via Reddit. Pretty cool Predator vs Aliens playing Chess Wallpaper and currently resides on my desktop.
If you know the original source or artist, please let me know! (all I could find is that its from the CGSociety Forums
Confirmed! The work was carried out by by 3DCluster, a cluster of freelance creative 3D modelers in New Zealand. David Partridge, Andre McGrail, Simon Parry and Ben Parry. See the full case study and tutorials here.