Harry Potter fans, a great collectible item has just become available for pre-order. The Harry Potter Chess Collection features beautifully crafted replica pieces from the game of wizard’s chess in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, each with a special “enchanted” effect – knights neigh, Queens glow, Bishops crash! The magic of this set is not limited to the individual pieces, but you can actually control them with wands! Check out the promo and press release for the Harry Potter Chess Collection below:
Harry Potter Chess Collection Promo
BECOME A WIZARD AT CHESS
WITH THE HARRY POTTERTM CHESS COLLECTION
STEP BY STEP MANUALS AND AUTHENTIC REPLICA CHESS SET
BRING THE GAME OF CHESS TO LIFE RIGHT IN YOUR HOME
AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE UNITED STATES,
THE HARRY POTTER CHESS COLLECTION IS NOT AVAILABLE IN STORES
ORDER ONLY ONLINE AT TIMELIFE.COM/HPCHESS
Let the fun of wizard chess come to life in your hands with The Harry Potter Chess Collection. Thirty-two richly illustrated manuals divulge the strategies and tricks needed to transform you into a wizard at chess — whether you are a beginner or already know the game. Full of original photos from the Harry Potter films, and a chess quiz at the end of every issue, these manuals will teach you how to trounce the enemy like Harry and Ron.
EACH PIECE HAS ITS OWN SPECIAL EFFECT
The Harry Potter Chess Collection includes an authentic, scaled-down replica of the life-sized wizard chess set seen in the film that started it all, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” And each “enchanted” piece has its own special effect, bringing the Harry Potter Chess Collection to life in your own home. Guide your rook with a magic wand, see pawns self destruct when captured, and watch the king lower his head and groan in defeat. The knights neigh, the bishops crash, and the queens glow when moved. Whether you’re a Harry Potter fan or a chess aficionado, The Harry Potter Chess Collection is a treasure to play.
LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE NOW
Preorders are being accepted today! The quantities are limited so don’t miss out on your chance to get The Harry Potter Chess Collection. The estimated ship date is August 1, 2011.
The Harry Potter Chess Collection also includes two magic wands that move your Rooks across the board, and anauthentic recreation of Hermione’s Time-TurnerTM.
BENEFITS OF CHESS
As a game of strategy and patience, the benefits of chess are many. With the Harry Potter Chess Collection, you’ll discover the master’s tricks, strategies and tactics while developing iron logic and nerves of steel.
The Harry Potter Chess Collection is only available at TimeLife.com/HPChess and only in limited quantities. Don’t miss out.
The Harry Potter Chess Collection includes:
- 32 Authentic Replica Chess Pieces, each with a thrilling special effect
- 2 Magic Wands that actually guide your Rooks on the board – as if by magic!
- 1 Light Up Chess Board to illuminate your progress in the game
- 32 Collector’s Manuals with expert advice and strategies
- 1 Authentic Recreation of Hermione’s Time-TurnerTM
- Signed Certificate of Authenticity, proving the chess set is an authentic replica from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
Pre-Order Begins: June 13, 2011
Anticipated Ship Date: July 31, 2011
List Price: $249.95
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