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Lord of the Rings Collectors Chess Set

Updated on February 8, 2015

Collector's Chess Set by the The Noble Collection

This rich, exquisite and yes "precious" Lord of the Rings Collector’s Chess Set contains a map of Middle-earth, which is mounted below the playing surface. The base contains images of the most memorable characters and scenes from the film. The board measures 15 by 15 by 4.5 inches. The top of the board is plexi-glass with the rest of the board made out of cold cast porcelain.

This has been placed on my wish list of unique and collectable gifts. An ideal gift for my husband, because it takes skill and patience to play. Patience in not a word in my vocabulary, but I would love to own this chess set for it’s beauty and fine crafted playing pieces.

This is a chess set that can be treasured for many generations.

The Lord of the Rings Collector's Chess Set - Sold by The Noble Collection

The Lord of the Rings Collector's Chess Set
The Lord of the Rings Collector's Chess Set

Every detail is authentic, richly realistic and true to the Academy Award winning epic film. The board is a magnificent work of art, detailing the story of Frodo, the reluctant hero of The Shire, and the friends and foes he encounters throughout his amazing journey. An ancient map of Middle-earth is mounted below the playing surface, and the base features actual images of the memorable characters and scenes from the thrilling New Line Cinema motion picture. The 32 playing pieces are precise miniature sculptures in fine pewter of the actual cast members and each likeness is so realistic-they were personally approved by the individual actor. Board measures 15" by 15".


Noble Collection Chess Playing Pieces - From the Lord of the Rings Collector's Chess Set

Examine the fine artwork on some of the collection chess pieces. This exquisite, high-end Lord of the Rings chess set from the Noble Collection is a masterpiece. Impress your friends and family with this uniquely designed collection. The 32 playing pieces are detailed miniature sculptures of the characters from the film, made in fine pewter. Each piece measures between 2 - 3 inches in height and bears an incredible likeness to the actor as it was personally approved by each of them. Some of the pieces included are: Arwen, Aragorn, Gandalf, Galadriel, Boromir, Pippin, Frodo, Sam, Merry, four different Orcs, Orthanc Tower, Cave Troll, Ringwraith, Saruman, Lurtz, and Uruk-Hai.

Hero pieces have a green ring around the bottom and villain pieces have a purple ring around the bottom.

Lord Of The Rings Chess Set. Resin Pieces

Lord Of The Rings Chess Set. Resin Pieces
Lord Of The Rings Chess Set. Resin Pieces

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; good against evil is the constant struggle, and Tolkien has 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 milleniums, from the time the One Ring was forged in the forge 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, in 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.

Zoom into this chess set to see the detail of the characters.


Lord of the Rings Chess Sets

Based on the Academy Award winning film Lord of the Rings, eBay offers a wide selection for anyone's budget.

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Chess or Checkers

Chess for my husband but checkers for me. I need a game that moves faster.

Which game would you prefer to play?

© 2009 Sandy Mertens

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      Sandy Mertens 21 months ago from Frozen Tundra

      colorfulone They would be nice gifts.

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      Susie Lehto 21 months ago from Minnesota

      I'm not a chess player, but I would love give these sets as gifts to people who do play. They would be nice to have on display.

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      Sandy Mertens 4 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      @SusanneB: Thanks.

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      SusanneB 4 years ago

      Nice lens!!

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      marsha32 5 years ago

      It must be a sign that the Lord of the Rings lenses keep jumping out to me. My husband is a true Lord of the Rings fan. It would be awesome for him to have this and for us to have a great place to display it.

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      Mark Falco 6 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      That really is a beautiful chess set, made better still by being a LOTR themed set.

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      flycatcherrr 6 years ago

      I'd love to collect novelty chess sets; I'm not much of a chess player, but fascinated in the sets as miniatures / artwork.

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      TheGourmetCoffe 6 years ago

      Very cool. Lord of the Rings is one of our favorite movies, seen the trilogy many times, read the books many times.....always enjoy it. Nice lens!

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      Inspired-Photography 6 years ago

      These are very cool!

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      Odille Rault 6 years ago from Gloucester

      Wow, that's gorgeous! I don't play very well - or very often - but I do love the different styles of chess sets you get. This is definitely one of my favourites! Blessed. :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Beautiful LotR chess set

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      squidshe 6 years ago

      Love Lord of the Rings, great gift idea!

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      JoshK47 6 years ago

      Gorgeous chess set - not to mention my undying love for all things Lord of the Rings!

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      Close2Art LM 6 years ago

      I would love to get this for my seven year old, he's a challenge, I love the board...what a great set, blessed!!!...:)rob

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      BEDDING-SETS 6 years ago

      Nice chess set. Lord of the Ring board games, who would have thunk it!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      OMG, what a beautiful chess set. I love Lord of the Rings, this is amazing! Blessed!

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      CruiseReady 6 years ago from East Central Florida

      My grandson would love this chess set

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      cbessa 6 years ago

      What a beautiful and nerdy chess set! I must have it! :-)

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      bangcool 6 years ago

      awesome, my father will be very happy with this chess set

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      DuaneJ 6 years ago

      I like chess and this product looks brilliant...

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      jessicahoward 6 years ago

      amazing chess set...........Thank you for sharing

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      Jan-Sebastian-Sreckar 6 years ago

      Great chess set, very unique. It can be also a lovely gift for someone you like.

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      Donnette Davis 6 years ago from South Africa

      lovely pieces!

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      whoisbid lm 6 years ago

      It is nice to see your work. This is the first day I have known you

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great chess set and great lens! Thanks for this!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      This is a Very Cool Idea, "Lord of the Rings" is Still Very Popular!!

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      StellaSingles 6 years ago

      amazing craftsmanship on the pieces, I like these.

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      rewards4life info 6 years ago

      You have some beautiful chess sets here and I am a huge Lord of the Rings fan. Maybe one might find it's way on to my Christmas list. Nice collection.

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      milleniumfan 8 years ago

      What an amazing lens. I'm a big fan of Lord of the Rings (especially the movies!) 5 stars and favorited!

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      andreaberrios lm 8 years ago

      Very cool! Love Lord of the Rings... this chess set is beautiful!

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      Lisa 8 years ago from Rhode Island

      amazing chess set great lens

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great lens 5* this one

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      roysumit 8 years ago

      Great lens. I would love to have a board like this, such a gorgeous board.

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      roysumit 8 years ago

      Great lens. I would love to have a chess board like this, such a gorgeous board!

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      momto4 lm 8 years ago

      Gorgeous Chess set! My husband tried to teach me how to play chess once. We just never seem to have time to sit down and play. Great lens!

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      sukkran trichy 8 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      wonderful chess set. very neat presentation.

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      Deb Kingsbury 8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      That's one really neat chess set, Sandy. I think they're works of art.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Wow, this Lord of the Rings Chess Set is amazing. I sure hope you sell a lot of them.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Very cool Chess set for Lord of the Rings fans.

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      JoyfulPamela2 8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Wow, Sandy! What beautiful chess pieces!

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      Patricia 8 years ago

      Those are cool sets!

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      Leanne Chesser 8 years ago

      I love chess. I never would have thought to get a Lord of the Rings Chess Set but is it ever incredible. I love that it has a map of Middle-earth!