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Themed Chess Sets
Animal Themes

(October 2004) Imagine a game of chess featuring cats versus dogs. Who gets the White pieces? Do the dogs always win? Then there are the dinosaurs. T-Rex as the King seems obvious, but who gets to represent the other pieces?

The links below are organized according to theme. Click on any link for a selection of chess pieces and sets related to that theme.

Animals of Africa

Cats & Dogs



Endangered Species


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