This incredibly detailed chess set depicts the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is featured as the King and his opponents are lead by his arch enemy Professor Moriarty, with the fearsome Hound of the Baskervilles depicting the Knight. Sherlock is accompanied on his adventures by his faithful companion Doctor Watson, while the rest of the set features other leading characters from the famous stories including Mrs. Hudson, Inspector Lestrade, Irene Adler and Colonel Moran. These carefully designed pieces are based on the original drawings that appeared in the Strand Magazine to accompany the Sherlock Holmes Stories
ALL STUDIO ANNE CARLTON CHESSMEN ARE MADE FROM POLYRESIN, WHICH IS A CRUSHED STONE COMPOSITE. IT HAS THE LOOK, FEEL AND WEIGHT OF STONE, BUT THE DURABILITY OF A PLASTIC, MAKING IT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.