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852293-1 Castle Giant Chess Set

852293-1

Castle Giant Chess Set

Castle Giant Chess Set is LEGO set 852293-1. It has a score of 92. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 3 reviews, based on 4 scored reviews and 4 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 4.67% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2008, and it is categorised in Gear.

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Average rating

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We calculate the average rating when we've found two or more scored reviews. This set is good compared to all other sets. Read more about the ratings distribution chart here.

Recommendations

Recomended 75%

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A review is considereded a recommendation when its score is above the reviewers median score or if it's explicitly said so in the review. Read more in our article about recommendations.

Price Per Part (PPP)

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We do not currently know how the average price per part for this set compares to other sets.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPP is a guide, not a rule, and affected by the type of parts included. A set containing small generic parts generally have better PPP than one containing larger specialized parts.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for Other in 2008 is 40.22. PPM for this set is 7.2, which is better.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPM only takes the number of minifigs into account and discards everything else. It's a guide, not a rule.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

amazon.com Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: yes 4.7 / 5 → 94 / 100

Eurobricks Recommendation: meh 8.7 / 10 → 87 / 100

Lugnet Recommendation: yes 86 / 100 → 86 / 100

Set information

Set ID: 852293-1
Name: Castle Giant Chess Set
Minifigs: 33

Retail price (USD):
Original: 199.99
Inflation adjusted: 237.47

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 6.06
Inflation adjusted: 7.2

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Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 from 2 reviews

This set is thus far the crown jewel of LEGO chess sets. In contrast to most previous sets, there's plenty to build in addition to playing the game [chess] itself. The packaging resembles a giant bookcase complete with buttoned latches, and provide a permanent case for the set even after it's been built. It's too bad LEGO only had this on the market for a limited time. It should be noted however, that the list price is not $599.99. LEGO was selling this set for $199.99 when it was first released. Understandably the after-market value has increased, but indicating a list price of $599.99 is grossly misleading. The set comprises 2,481 pieces (placing its value at around $300-$350, realistically). [...]

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 2 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: yes 4.7 / 5 from 6 reviews

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Eurobricks

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Recommendation: meh 8.7 / 10 by WhiteFang

I enjoyed and loved this set very much! A outstanding superb display.

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Lugnet

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Recommendation: yes 86 / 100 from 6 reviews

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