Classic Thunderbirds chess set and trivia games to be released

Thunderbirds chess set

Fanderson has been given a first glimpse of two exciting new products from Tactic Games that will be released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of classic Thunderbirds. Both games form part of ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s new range of Gerry Anderson licensed products announced in March.

The Thunderbirds Classic 50th Anniversary Chess Game features a 29.2 x 29.2 cm playing board with capped corners, a leather-style matt finish and an image of Thunderbird 3 in the centre. The playing pieces are beautifully finished in silver and gun metal plating, and are made from die cast chrome. The two sides comprise:

  • Jeff Tracy – King
  • Lady Penelope – Queen
  • Thunderbird 3 – Bishop X 2
  • Thunderbird 2 – Knight X 2
  • Thunderbird 1 – Castle
  • The Thunderbirds – Pawns

Thunderbirds Chess Set packaging


The Thunderbirds Classic 50th Anniversary Trivia Game comes with 1,000 questions based upon the episodes from the iconic TV show. There will be 400 question cards, including 100 picture cards. The set also includes multiple choice answers, a circular playing board and collecting bases (scoring discs), 36 x scoring pieces and 6 playing pawns.

Prices and release dates for both products have yet to be released.

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds. Celebrations include events, commemorative and limited edition merchandise and a new series re-imagining this all time classic for a new generation: Thunderbirds Are Go. Thunderbirds Are Go airs on CITV and ITV every Saturday at 8am.


Thunderbirds trivia game

Thunderbirds Trivia Game