Battle of Waterloo Chess Set (TH2036)
Battle of Waterloo chess set. Near the village of Waterloo just south of Brussels, Belgium on the 18th of June 1815, was fought the final and decisive battle of the Napoleonic Wars. The combined armies of the British and Prussian forces under the commander in Chief, the Duke of Wellington, met in battle with the French army commanded by Napoleon. This battle shaped Europe's destiny and marked a turning point in European history. Such an important event deserves to be recognised and our sculptors have produced what is undoubtedly the best researched and most authentic chess set of this era. Napoleon Bonaparte, the French Emperor and military leader commands the forces of France in this decisive battle against the allied forces of Britain and Prussia led by the Duke of Wellington. Will the battle turn out the same way this time? The board needs to have 2" squares.