An epic storyline, and a gifted writer! The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
is adeptly suited to the chessboard in this attention getting 4-1/2" theme
chess set. In the magical land of Middle-earth, Elves, Men, Dwarves, Hobbits,
Orcs, and many other creatures dwell and good against evil is the constant struggle.
Tolkien chronicled many years of these wars.
This theme chess set depicts characters from the War of the Ring, near the
end of Tolkien's famous works, and particularly details many of the characters
involved in the Ringbearer's Quest. Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, the Dunedain
Aragorn, the Lady Arwen of the Elves, and the whole cast of evil geniuses engage
in combat in the greatest thinking game of all time!
The War of the Ring encompasses several millenia, from the time the One Ring
was forged in the fires of Mount Doom by the evil Lord Sauron, with the secret
inscription of, "...One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One
Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them..." Sauron deceptively
forged the One Ring in secret, to rule the three rings of the Elven folk, the
seven rings of the Dwarf-Lords, and the nine rings for the Men, which he had
all made and deceived their owners as to their true purpose.
The film series of the Lord of the Rings covers the End of the War of the Ring,
Sauron's last rising, and the events leading to the destruction of the One Ring
in an exciting and action-filled film, highly acclaimed by all critics.
These particular theme chess set pieces are handpainted, and hail from the
Studio Anne Carlton chess works. A masterpiece to own, they will always be a
delight to use!
- Pieces: Heavy weighted, in crushed stone.
- King size: 4-1/2".
- Pieces only. Chessboard not included.