9" Milled Leather Travel Magnetic Chess Set with Wood Pieces

Product Code: GWMG1

  • $59.95 USD
  • $69.95 USD
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We are expecting this Chess Set to be available March 2024 . If you purchase now, we will respond by email with expected arrival time frame. You may cancel for a refund for any reason before shipment.


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Product Details

This compact magnetic chess set is perfect for chess enthusiasts seeking both convenience and playability. With hand-crafted wooden pieces and a soft leather board, this set is a joy to play, whether at home or on-the-go. Players appreciate the magnetic pieces that stay put during play, making each move visually delightful and smooth. Complemented by a black fabric pouch, this chess set is perfect for keeping your game organized and ready for your next adventure.

The Milled Leather Travel Set wins in all categories with the best balance we've seen yet. Based on reviews, here are three things that make this magnetic chess set stand out:

  1. Quality materials: Customers love the combination of the expertly milled leather board and hand-crafted wooden pieces, which provide a positive tactile experience.

  2. Magnetic: The magnetic pieces cling to the board, providing stability and uninterrupted gameplay, even in less-than-ideal environments, such as during travel or in outdoor settings.

  3. Compact and stylish design: The set's compact size and soft fabric pouches make it easy to carry and store, allowing you to bring the joy of chess wherever you go while keeping your game pieces safe and organized.  


This was Evan's first overnight camping trip to Deer Park in the Olympic mountain range of Washington. One mile above sea level, near the straight of Juan de Fuca he took in breathtaking views in all directions. That evening we played some chess with this set.

Evan with Milled Leather Travel Chess Set





Specifications 
  • Overall weight 13.4 oz
  • Case measures 9.5" x 5" x 2.5"
Pieces
  • King height: 1 5/8" (1.63")
  • King base: 3/4" (0.75")
  • Pawn height: 7/8" (0.87")
  • Piece set weight: 2.4 oz.
  • 34 Chessmen - 2 Queen per side
Board
  • Board size: 9 1/4"
  • Square size: 1"



Customer Reviews

Based on 128 reviews
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Erin S.
Great little magnetic set

The folding milled-leather-covered board is attractive and sturdy, yet lightweight, and the wooden pieces attractive. The set includes two bags: a long one for the board and a smaller one for the pieces. Both of them zip shut. I love it.

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Anne Fuller
Great gift!!

Bought this as a gift for my son. Perfect for taking along on his travels.

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David G.
Best travel set for sale!!!!

I absolutely love this set. I can't understand how anyone could not like it. The board is a nice leather. Yes, it may not lay 100% flat, but it doesn't matter as it lays 95% flat, looks nice and functions great. The pieces are the best travel pieces I've laid my hands on - very elegant for such a small set. They are made from wood, not cheap plastic. The magnets are strong, hold the pieces on the board without issue, and not too firm that it is annoying each time you make a move. The extra queens are a really nice touch. In fact, I bought replacement white and black pawns ($1 each) when I ordered the set just in case I lose one while traveling. In the pictures I included a photo with a few pieces from the 4" Executive set so you'd have a nice reference of sizing. The two bags are of better quality than I expected. They are very thick (like a padding) and lined with soft cloth. Finally, the best thing about this set is knowing you have the outstanding customer service of the Chess House team backing up the product. Just buy it. You won't regret it.

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Ron R
Ron R

A nicely milled leather board, but the pieces are a lessor quality. The bag set is also not together for travel convenience. The quality of the set can be improve overall, especially the pieces and an all in one travel case or bag would be great to have.

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Linda

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