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The Lord of the Rings Chess Collection

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'''The Lord of the Rings Chess Collection''' is a high-quality, hand-painted, chess set. To purchase the set you must buy a subscription and for £6.99 you receive one of the chess pieces and a 12 page booklet on the piece. Unfortunately this chess set is only available to UK citizens.
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'''The Lord of the Rings Chess Collection''' is a high-quality, hand-painted, chess set with pieces based on characters from [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]. It is part of the official merchandise. Due to the popularity of the first chess set, a second one is currently in the works. Both sets are UK exclusive.
  
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==Pieces==
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===Set One===
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====White====
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* King - [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]]
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* Queen - [[Arwen Evenstar|Arwen]]
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* Bishops - [[Gandalf]], [[Legolas of Mirkwood|Legolas]]
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* Knights - [[Théoden]], [[Éomer]]
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* Rooks - [[Minas Tirith (Gondor)|Minas Tirith]], [[Osgiliath]]
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* Pawns - [[Faramir (son of Denethor II)|Faramir]], [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]], [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]], [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]], [[Éowyn]], [[Gimli]], Gondorian Archer
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====Black====
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* King - [[Sauron]]
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* Queen - [[Witch-king of Angmar]]
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* Bishops - [[Orcs|Orc]] Lieutenant, [[Gothmog (Lieutenant of Morgul)|Gothmog]]
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* Knights - [[Shagrat]], A Black Uruk
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* Rooks - [[Orthanc]], [[Barad-dûr]]
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* Pawns - Orc Drum Beater, Orc Archer, Orc Axeman, [[Gollum]], [[Gorbag]], Orc Swordsman, Orc Archer, Orc Drum Beater
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===Set Two===
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====White====
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* King - [[Elrond]]
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* Queen - [[Galadriel]]
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* Bishops - [[Fangorn|Treebeard]], [[Ents|Ent]]
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* Knights - [[Shadowfax]], [[Snowmane]]
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* Rooks - [[Grey Havens]] [[Eagles|Eagle]], [[Ecthelion]]
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* Pawns - [[Boromir (son of Denethor II)|Boromir]], [[Gamling]], [[Haldir of Lórien|Haldir]], Elven archer, [[Celeborn (Lord of Lórien)|Celeborn]], [[Helm's Deep]] Archer, [[Númenóreans|Numenorian ''(sic)'']] Knight, [[Rangers of Ithilien|Ranger of Ithilien]]
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====Black====
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* King - [[Saruman]]
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* Queen - [[Shelob]]
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* Bishops - [[Lurtz]], Berserker [[Uruk-hai]]
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* Knights - [[Wargs|Warg]], [[Ringwraiths|Ringwraith]] horse
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* Rooks - [[Durin's Bane|Balrog]], [[Fell Beasts|Fell Beast]]
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* Pawns - Siege [[Trolls|Troll]], [[Easterlings|Easerling ''(sic)'']], [[Cave-trolls|Cave Troll]], [[Haradrim]] Archer, [[Gríma Wormtongue|Wormtongue]], Armoured Troll, Battle Troll, Crossbow Uruk-hai
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.lotr-chess.co.uk Official website]
 
* [http://www.lotr-chess.co.uk Official website]
  
 
[[Category:Chess sets]]
 
[[Category:Chess sets]]

Revision as of 18:01, 24 April 2008

The Lord of the Rings Chess Collection is a high-quality, hand-painted, chess set with pieces based on characters from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings. It is part of the official merchandise. Due to the popularity of the first chess set, a second one is currently in the works. Both sets are UK exclusive.

Contents

Pieces

Set One

White

Black

Set Two

White

Black

External links