8" Magnetic Travel Chess Set in Black and Boxwood

Product Code: E8EB

  • $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 easy to take this set along with you and a pleasure to play chess on this set with beautifully crafted wood chessmen and matching board in black and boxwood colors. 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 clear coated boxwood to display real wood grain.

  • 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

    Specifications
    • Storage Case: 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2" (235 x 235 x 38 mm)
    • Weight: 1.45 lbs
    Board
    • 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
    Pieces
    • 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 26 reviews
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    Bert V.
    Impressive detail and quality

    I've had bad experiences with travel sets, they always felt cheap, and almost disposable. Returned two to other vendors, Chesshouse does their homework, and sells quality products. Ordered this one since it kind of matches my FIDE tournament set, and am beyond pleasantly surprised. It's a small set, so don't expect the detail from a 3.75-4 inch set, but my kids and I can't get over how detailed the little pieces are. With the Chess.com clock, we have a blitz set up for anywhere now. Fun to keep this in the car, and play anywhere. Picture below gives you an idea vs a tournament board. Pieces stick to the board, and are easy to move when you want.

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    Rob Coonan
    Exceptional customer service and support.

    The travel set that I bought began to separate somewhat. I emailed Chess House for any repair suggestions they may have. I was pleasantly surprised when they chose to replace the set entirely.
    They make a good product and they stand by it.
    Thanks, Rob Coonan

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    Dan Collinsworth
    Excellent

    Arrived early and the quality is outstanding. Exactly what I was looking for

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    liat
    Wont respond

    hello,
    I've ordered this chess set in November 23, when it was available for pre-order (and obviously, was charged the same day) and sent a mail asking for an estimated arrival time.
    I was told they cant commit on one, but will probably have it for the holidays -which is lovely, since its a gift, and that they will keep me updated as much as they can. So far so good.
    about a week or so I sent another mail, asking for an update - and been trying to contact them ever since.
    I've yet to receive a respond (honestly, very annoying, since the first time i got a respond quickly).

    Before ordering I looked on the reviews in this site and got the impression everything will go smoothly - however, upon receiving no replay (I've tried to contact them about 5 times) I'm starting to worry.

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    Nelson Santiago
    Great analysis board

    I use this board to analyze my games or to keep my place as a second board when analyzing using my full sized board. While the bishops could be shaped slightly different to differentiate them from the pawns I would still highly recommend this because of it's durability and the fact that it seems to be of higher quality than what the price tag would suggest.




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