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Chess set?

Postby Samantha » Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:01 am

I was reading The Annotated Alice earlier and the author of it wrote a note saying that Carroll had taken out a Dramatis Personae from earlier editions of Through the Looking Glass where it had a list of what characters would be what pieces on a chess set.

It lists Tweedledee and Tweedledum as the white rooks, and Humpty Dumpty and the Lion as the red rooks.

My question is: though I have seen Alice themed chess sets, are there any sets based off of Carrolls' description how the characters relate to the game?

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Postby The Cheshire Cat » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:22 pm

I haven't seen it, but I sure want it! :O

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Carrol Based Chess Set.

Postby Wonderland Chess Co. » Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:27 pm

We have one in the works. We plan on doing a limited run of "Lewis Carroll" edition Alice sets which feature his layout. It is not going to be out until next year though.


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