You've seen the movies or read the books and now you get get Lord of the Rings chess set pieces. From the mind of one of the worlds greatest authors came the tale of a Hobbit named Frodo, his faithful friend Sam, an old Wizard, an elf, a dwarf, a Stewards son, an heir to a forgotten throne, an army of goblins, an evil unheard of, and a ring. The tale of The Lord of the Rings has captivated millions for decades and has now found a new audience to continue captivating. The story of the One Ring and it's fateful handler, an unlikely hero from a quiet shire who's only courage came not from the want for fame, but from his heart has been told and retold in the original printed media, then to classic animated films, and finally was made into a live-action journey into the imagination of J.R.R. Tolkien. Now you can enjoy the battles for Middle-Earth with a series of Lord of the Rings chess sets.
These beautifully designed chess sets feature the sculptured images of the characters from the three films in the likenesses of the actors that portrayed them. With five different licensed designs, there are many different ways that you can play the battle for the realm. The highest quality materials were used in the manufacturing of the chess pieces, from pewter to high resin cast. The highest feature is a deluxe edition chess set featuring the characters on this classic tale. The pieces are a high quality fine pewter attached to enameled bases. The chess board is designed to look like the top of a castle and has, under the field squares, a replica map of Middle-Earth, showing in great detail the lands traveled in peril by brave Frodo and his cousin, friend, and gardener, Samwise Gamgee.
Before the Lord of the Rings, even before the adventures of Frodo's great-uncle, Bilbo, in the Hobbit, there was The Silmarillion. This was the tale that preceded the Hobbit and the lore of the One Ring. In The Silmarillion, the great War of the Rings begins and ends and the Ruler of the One Ring falls to the blade of Elindil, the sword known as Narsil. Artist and sculptor Graeme Anthony has captured this battle that was etched into the history of Middle-Earth with a striking chess set cast from polished pewter and Florentine bronze. With this amazing set to add to your collection, you, too, can remember this epic battle and experience with your friends.
Another popular Lord of the Rings chess set is the Return of the King set. This set includes perfectly sculpted pieces based on the main characters from the final film of the trilogy. The pieces are cast from a hard plastic and are finished in ancient bone for the white pieces and antiqued bronze for the black pieces. These pieces are individually cast so that each of them bare a striking resemblance to the actual characters from the movie. With this set, you can go into battle with Orc Warriors against Samwise, the faithful sidekick to Frodo, as pawns, and continue the battle with Legolis and Gimli rooks against the wicked Wormtongue and Saruman rooks. Follow the ranks with Merri and Pippin knights battling Warg-Rider knights and fell the queen with Gandalf and Frodo bishops laying siege to the Gollum bishops. Take your queen Arwen, to protect your king Aragorn, against the evil Ringwraith queen piece and the Tower of Barad-Dur king.
This classic tale will live on with every game you play with your Lord of the Rings chess sets. Whether it is cast pewter, or hard plastic, your collection will not be complete without one of these stunning chess sets designed from the film trilogy that redefined the face of classic tales.