8" Magnetic Travel Chess Set in Rosewood

Product Code: E8RWD

  • $47.90 USD


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Product Details

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 Rosewood color. 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 clear coat to display real wood grain Rosewood and Boxwood

  • Felted chessboard protects any surface from scratching
  • 8x8" 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
  • Storage Case: 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2" (235 x 235 x 38 mm)
  • Weight: 1.45 lbs
  • Board size:7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 3/8" (200 x 200 x 10mm)
  • Square Size: 3/4" (20 mm)
  • Entire base green billiard felted
  • King height: 1 1/2" (38 mm)
  • King base: 9/16" (14 mm)
  • Pawn height: 3/4" (19 mm)
  • 32 Chessmen -- No extra queen
  • Green cloth felt bases

Customer Reviews

Based on 56 reviews
Evan LaPointe
Awesome board, but I tore the piece holder out

Love the board. Such great quality and my kids think the small pieces are so cool. We use it when we go out to dinner. I did tear out the piece storage and we just keep the pieces in a bag because it's a little arduous to get every piece out to set up. We're more of a "dump it out and get going" kind of family. I wish that storage was a bit shallower and user-friendly, but that's probably unreasonable to ask for at this price point.

If I was the inventor/maker, what I'd actually do is make the king's top a little less breakable and put memory / soft foam in the top of the case so you could simply close it up and leave it ready to play at all times. I may try to finagle that with this set, although the king tops might have to come off to make that work.

A no-brainer purchase if this is what you're looking for, though!

Max Overman
Excellent travel set

Really like this travel chess set. Nice fold-out board, chess pieces hold to board with light magnets, pieces store securely in foam...all in a great zip-up carry bag.

Donald Hanks
Exactly what I wanted!

This set is everything I wanted. It is the perfect size, the board and pieces are beautiful and the carrying case is very well made. I loved it so much I bought a second one in black.

Thomas Cerussi
Great portable chess set

Small, but useable size, very good craftsmanship, with an effectively designed carry case - we’ve already enjoyed several matches while traveling. The magnetic board held the pieces well enough to allow us to keep the matches going through many pauses to attend to other things. Can strongly recommend.

Mark Schroeder
Excellent set

I bought this set because of it's size and portability.

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