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May 25th, 2011 41 comments

Doctor Who Chess Set With Series 5 Characters

Doctor Who Chess Set

This set is available to buy online from www.Forbidden

As played by Time Lords everywhere – Doctor Who chess!

This classic game comes complete with a brilliant Doctor Who themed twist so you can play The Doctor and friends against the evil of the Daleks.

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  • The TARDIS

    October 22nd, 2012 - 5:36pm

    I got this for Christmas! I challenged Dad to a game of chess (and beat him). His new name is Fenric…

  • doctorwhofan27

    August 8th, 2011 - 5:45pm

    awesome! this and the old one make chess fun!

  • Coconuttop

    July 20th, 2011 - 5:41pm

    booboo what are the characters on the chess pieces

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2011 - 5:45pm

      on the blue ones i can make out The Doctor, Amy, riversong looks like Rory the Tardis with the Judoon as pawns.The silver ones are the smilers as pawns Daleks and Cybermen ,cant make out the others

    • Bigger on the Inside

      September 14th, 2011 - 4:53pm

      the silver queen is a weeping angel :shocked:

    • Bigger on the Inside

      September 14th, 2011 - 5:09pm

      they are
      silurian (i think recsta)


  • g-banger

    June 2nd, 2011 - 10:18pm

    its a nice touch two add the pandorica on the bass of it

  • Rory Pond

    May 27th, 2011 - 5:33pm

    It would be nice if this was like the classic one wear they were not pictures but silver-thingys watever there called lol would love this though

    • D0ct0r11

      May 28th, 2011 - 3:50pm

      Yes! If it were like that, I’d buy it in an instant. I don’t want to pay for paper images.

    • booboo

      May 31st, 2011 - 4:11pm

      I believe they are more than just paper, Mr fusion had said they are Lenticular which put a whole different perspective on it

    • Reverse The Jelly Baby Of The Neutron Flow

      May 31st, 2011 - 4:36pm

      if the images were 3D Id like it a bit more!

    • booboo

      May 31st, 2011 - 4:39pm

      yes, the info on this set seems a bit scarce, i have a feeling its much in looks

    • Reverse The Jelly Baby Of The Neutron Flow

      May 31st, 2011 - 4:37pm

      just to add i am Rory Pond with a new name!

  • magicwho1

    May 27th, 2011 - 2:22pm

    anyone know what charectors there are?

    • booboo

      May 27th, 2011 - 4:54pm

      on the blue ones i can make out The Doctor, Amy, riversong looks like Rory the Tradis with the Judoon as pawns.The silver ones are the smilers as pawns Daleks and Cybermen ,cant make out the others

    • Rory Pond

      May 27th, 2011 - 5:28pm

      the silver bishops are silurians cant see waht the rooks are soz


    May 27th, 2011 - 5:45am

    I’d love to get this, but only if I actually knew how to play chess properly!

    • booboo

      May 27th, 2011 - 7:14am

      Now’s a good time to start

  • m

    May 26th, 2011 - 7:37pm

    this looks soo coool,i am hopefully gettin it

  • kol

    May 26th, 2011 - 3:13pm

    erm this is faqke.i saw it on a few months ago..someone made a picture of a doctor who chess set..its not treal

    • booboo

      May 26th, 2011 - 3:15pm

      If its fake why is it on a reputable wholesalers website?

    • booboo

      May 26th, 2011 - 3:29pm

      Oh and FP planet now have it for pre order and i dont think they sell fake goods

      Ps we dont put fake stuff on this website either

    • kol

      May 26th, 2011 - 7:19pm

      it came up months ago.

    • booboo

      May 26th, 2011 - 7:34pm

      It was on one website months ago who couldn’t be bothered to reply to my enquiry about it therefore it wasn’t put on the site. now that more polite and helpful sites have it we have featured it but it was never fake

  • callumeales

    May 26th, 2011 - 2:38pm

    this looks so cheaply made its horrid and i bet u its 50 quid who would pay for that

    • Omega

      May 26th, 2011 - 3:11pm

      Its about £30 but i know what you mean

  • Silence Will Fall

    May 25th, 2011 - 9:18pm

    Not getting this as i think they could have gone a bit further than just stuck pictures of the characters on.

    My main focus right now is on series 5-6 wave 1 and the Doctor Who monopoly

  • TC

    May 25th, 2011 - 6:09pm

    I think this set looks a bit boring and may not be brilliantly made. They would have been better shaping the chess pieces to a character than just using pictures.

    • LiasonIce

      May 26th, 2011 - 7:44am

      Remember the feature page on the old Doctor Who chess set, well that was way better than this.


    May 25th, 2011 - 5:48pm

    when is this out?

    • booboo

      May 25th, 2011 - 5:49pm

      July August

    • Kane

      May 25th, 2011 - 7:50pm

      hey booboo, its meant to be out this Friday 🙂

    • booboo

      May 25th, 2011 - 7:54pm

      I have seen that but another site has it as August, this is supposed to b a Character item but we have had no info from them on it

    • Kane

      May 25th, 2011 - 8:03pm

      Oh Right lol 🙂 I just thought I’d mention it, i wonder whether i should change my post on my site :S …

    • booboo

      May 25th, 2011 - 8:08pm

      well firebox have it as the 27th and zappies (the distributor) as August so who knows

    • Black TARDIS

      May 27th, 2011 - 2:42pm

      what they should do is have Character building figures instead of the pieces they’ve designed

  • seanwray1

    May 25th, 2011 - 4:35pm

    Is this out now? or is it a later release?

  • nicholas

    May 25th, 2011 - 4:31pm

    cant play chess, but i might get this as a collectors item

  • superdalek

    May 25th, 2011 - 4:03pm

    3rd comment! 🙂 This seems okay.

  • M.J.WHO

    May 25th, 2011 - 3:53pm


  • 21cwh04

    May 25th, 2011 - 3:03pm

    Fantastic! 🙂 Really want this!


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