Chesshouse.com has some fantastic chess sets. They have learning aids, boards, electronic chess, equipment, software, books, etc. They have it all. If you love chess then please visit these folks by either clicking on the above banner or one of the hand picked chess sets I have included as an example. The following are not all Disney as such, but bears…”Brother Bear”, dinosaurs…”Dinosaur”, etc. Use your imagination a bit, after all that is what Disney is all about!
|The Alice in Wonderland Chess Set Pieces – SAC Hand Painted – $ 285.00
Without a doubt, this is one of the most popular Studio Anne Carlton chess sets and has been for many years. The chess set pieces are based on the characters in Lewis Carroll’s famous Alice stories. John Tenniel, the famous Victorian artist and cartoonist, illustrated the “Alice in Wonderland” and “Alice Through the Looking Glass” books and the designers have based the chess set pieces on his original illustrations. It continues to achieve record sales world-wide and is a MUST for every chess set enthusiast and collector. Made entirely by skilled craftsmen, each chess set piece is polished and finely decorated by artists. Lewis Carroll, the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Didgson, was a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford when he wrote the stories to amuse and entertain the young children of the Dean of Christ Church. He chose as the heroine of his stories Alice Liddell, the eldest daughter of the Dean.
|Winnie the Pooh Chess Set – SAC Hand Decorated – $ 243.71
Based on the characters created by A.A.Milne and beautifully illustrated by E.H. Shepard, SAC’s designers have recreated the wonderful world of Winnie the Pooh for chess lovers young and old. Translated into almost every known language, Winnie the Pooh and his friends have universal appeal. In 1966 Walt Disney brought the stories to film and in 1977 the first feature length animated film of Pooh, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, was released. All the main characters from the stories are represented in this set from Winnie the Pooh, Kanga and Owl to Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet.SAC has represented the King by Winnie the Pooh himself and the Queen by Kanga, the sweet caring mother of baby Roo. The owl, supposedly the wisest creature in 100 Acre Wood, is the Bishop and Eeyore, the gloomy grey donkey is the Knight. Tigger the bouncy is the Rook and Piglet, Pooh’s best friend, is the Pawn. This beautiful hand decorated chess set appeals to all ages and come
|Dinosaur Chess Set Pieces – $ 69.00
You thought they were all dead didn’t you! Well, here they are, back again! This Dinosaur themed chess set borrows from very ancient times for its inspiration, and does an excellent job of recreating a lifelike chess set!While you don’t have to worry about getting eaten as in the Jurassic Park films, or even losing a hand to the ferocious looking dino-kings, it is like playing with live fossils to use the set! The well known T-Rex, the Apatosaurus(formerly known as the Brontosaurus), and the Triceratops figure prominently in this theme dinosaur chess set.The weighted pieces and well-sculptured dinosaurs reposing on the base pedestals look peaceful, but the kings are very intimidating and both armies are waiting only for the handshake to begin prehistoric war!Single-weighted, plastic resin, hand painted chess set pieces. Opposing base pedestal colors indicate players pieces. A legend is also provided to help identify position of pieces.Specifications: King size: 4″ tall, 1-3/8R
|Robin Hood Chess Set Pieces II – $ 69.00
Will the famous archer live to tell the tale, or will the Sheriff finally close the story? It’s up to you now, with an archer vs soldier battle unfolding in front of your eyes!Robin Hood and his Merry Men plus the Sheriff of Nottingham and his knights are sure to equal a very woody battle in this theme chess set! While there are a huge number of stories about Robin Hood, one thing is well-known–he tried to protect the poor, and generally did so by lightening the pockets of the rich. In this set, you have Robin Hood, Maid Marian, Little John, a few less than a score of Merry Men, and their woodland retreat opposing the Sheriff of Nottingham, a few less than a score of his guards, several knights, and the Sheriff’s own retreats, the two rook castles!With Robin as king and Marian as queen, there should be no problem for his men to handle the fight, unless of course they can’t use the cover of their beloved woods(rooks). Either way, the Sheriff is sure to have his hands full; a well coord
|Bears Chess Set Pieces – $ 69.00
Black Bears vrs Brown Bears Chessmen.Specifications:King size: 3 1/4″Pieces only. Chessboard not included.Set weighs 3 pounds.How to choose a chessboard:Add one of our suggestions on this page or view MediumChess Boards and Storage Boxes(We recommend a square size of 1 1/4″ or 1 1/2″)