12" Magnetic Travel Chess Set in Black and Boxwood

SKU: E12EB
Sale price$91.00 USD
In stock

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About The 12" Magnetic Travel Chess Set in Black and Boxwood

When it comes to travel you need a set that's portable in size with strong magnets to keep the pieces in place.

It's a pleasure to play chess on this set with beautifully crafted wood chessmen and matching board in black and boxwoods. The magnets easily keep the pieces in place on the board even if it's tilted or bumped while in use.

Wood core printed board using new technology means the surface looks amazing, the product is durable, and the cost reasonable.

32 Chessmen are handcrafted in India and finished in black stained along with stained black Boxwood and clear coated Boxwood to display real wood grain.

  • Felted chessboard protects any surface from scratching
  • 12 x 12" chessboard
  • Individual slots for each piece
  • Protective canvas case with compartments and sturdy zipper
  • Easy to source replacement pieces from Chess House in the future means you'll never be without a playable set.
  • Chess House logo on carrying case
  • Made in India
Specifications
  • Storage Case: 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 2" (337 x 337 x 51 mm)
  • Weight: 3.8 lbs
Board
  • Board size:11 7/8 x 11 7/8 x 1/2" (300 x 300 x 13mm)
  • Square Size: 1 3/16" (30 mm)
  • Entire base green billiard felted
Pieces
  • King height: 2 1/4" (57 mm)
  • King base: 15/16" (24 mm)
  • King weight: .3 oz
  • Pawn height: 1 3/16" (30 mm)
  • 32 Chessmen -- No extra queen
  • Green cloth felt bases

Product Specs

Board Size
11.88"
Square Size
1.188"
King Height
2.25"
King Base
0.938"

Customer Reviews

Based on 134 reviews
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William L'hommedieu
Perfect

One of the best products i ever bought

J
John

Awesome and perfect. The universe rejoices!

C
Cody Lumsden
I like this board

Very mobile, and not too small.

Y
Yan

In general I’m happy with the purchase. But there a a few super easy improvements could be done by the manufacturer to make the product just perfect. I’m going to fix it on my own:
1. A few fabric pads have the glue came through which scratches the board. Will reglue them or the entire set.
2. The storage room is made of very sharp and strong foam combined with glued fabric on top which scratches the figures while tough operating. Will replace it with much more gentle foam.

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Montessori Children's Community
One piece already demagnetized.

At the onset, this set was fabulous. In less than two weeks, one of the pieces no longer sticks to the board. The magnet does not work. Not sure how they could have happened. It's a beautiful set and will still work, but we bought it for the students waiting for the bus, so they could continue their game the next day. The piece doesn't stay in place.