Opera Chess
Chess sets inspired by the world's great operas


Kevin Wolff, founder of Wolff Carvers, has endeavored to include in his chess sets all major figures in the great operas Das Rhinegold, by Richard Wagner, and Aida, by Verdi.

Wolff Carvers was established in 1972 by Kevin and Rosemary Wolff, and since then they have been joined by their sons and daughters in the business. Located in Colorado, the company previously specialized in wood carvings, with hiking staffs as the primary product. Opera Chess signals a change in direction for Wolff Carvers. We look forward to introducing our customers to our new line of quality collectibles.

The Das Rhinegold set is metal plated. Each figure of the Wotan group is crafted on a resin core and finished in either nickel-silver or brass. Bronze finish is applied to the Nibelung figures.

The Egyptian side of Aida is finished in simulated sandstone. The Ethiopian grouping is finished with a bronze plate on a resin core.



 
as Rhinegold 
 
  DAS RHINEGOLD is one of four operas in the Ring cycle based on ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths, that deal with the gods, underworld, dwarfs and demi-gods, giants and humans. This is a story of greed, power, betrayal and curses.
 

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Aida


 


 AIDA is a love story between an Ethiopian princess Aida, and Radames, the captain of the Egyptian army. Both are torn between the love they have for their countries and for each other. Amonasro, the king of Ethiopia and father of Aida, invades Egypt looking for his daughter. Aida has been enslaved and is in bondage to the pharaoh’s daughter Amneris, who is also in love with Captain Radames.

 DESCRIPTION OF CHESS PIECES IN THE SET

 LARGER VIEW OF CHESS PIECES IN THE SET

TO ORDER PRESS HERE

FOR EMAIL INFORMATION : wolffcarvers@frontier.net

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