Beautiful hand-carved, magnetic pieces cling to the chess board as you play. The storage design is the perfect size to be suitable for both travel or home.
A soft black cover encloses the entire set when folded for storage. Matching black felted interior holds each piece in place securely.
It even includes extra Queens for those occasional pawn promotions.
Carefully handmade in India from Shishamwood and Boxwood.
- Solid wood frame construction
- Dimensions; 16 x 8 x 2 5/8" Folded, 16 x 16 x 1 1/4" Unfolded
- Square Size 1.75"
- Entire product weight: 5 lbs
- Pieces are made from Shisham & Boxwood
- King Height: 3"
- King Base: 1 1/4 (1.25")
- King Weight: .9 oz
- Piece Set weight: 18 oz
Really impressed with the quality of this board and pieces. Very sturdy and substantial feeling and weighted all around. Board also lays perfectly flat and magnetism is just right. Much nicer than the Chinese Amazon cheapo options.
Only mini cosmetic complaint is that I think the gold latches look dated and don't match the overall super appearance of the rest of the board.
Would definitely recommend.
Very good quality chess set, ideal for traveling. All chess pieces fit well inside the board, and it has been perfect for my chess strategy work while on the road. Very satisfied with this purchase. Chesshouse is by far the best company I have ever worked with for anything chess related. I look forward to continue being a repeat customer for years to come!
Excellent quality, function and design for kids and family. Nephew completely captivated by chess game and studying it. My gratitude to all who made it possible to enjoy great game. service and delivery were impeccable.
Bought this for my dad for Christmas. He loves it. It’s really well made and the magnetic quality is a great touch. Also, the foam forms for the pieces is really nice. The pieces stay in their places.
Half the black pieces fall out if I open it with white piece side down, the locks don’t close properly and wasn’t put on straight. One is more crooked than the other. The board doesn’t lay flat, feels like an uphill battle most of the game. I can’t tell if there’s an impingement at the bottom, or if the felt is too tight butMagnetic is a good touch when I need to pick it up and move it. It’s a good set, but not with the $160 I paid for it.