9" Milled Leather Travel Magnetic Chess Set with Wood Pieces

Product Code: GWMG1

  • $59.95 USD
  • $69.95 USD
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Product Details

This set is the perfect combination of portability and ultra-playable miniature and magnetic pieces on a soft leather chessboard. Real wood pieces with magnets hold to the chessboard making chess play while traveling more than easy - they are eye-catching and fun to play. The set is complete with a black fabric pouch for both the pieces and the entire set.


  • Overall weight 13.4 oz
  • Case measures 9.5" x 5" x 2.5"
  • 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.
  • 32 Chessmen - 1 Queen per side
  • Board size: 9 1/4"
  • Square size: 1"
Note: This model was updated in late 2015 with larger diameter pieces.

Customer Reviews

Based on 68 reviews
Outstanding little portable set, outstanding service.

This sweet little set gets five stars for being exactly as represented: 1) portable, 2) very well made with high quality materials -- magnets hold tight but not too tight, and 3) attractive -- the board and wood pieces are really nice in appearance and feel. However, the set arrived with pieces missing. Chess House really stepped up when I notified them that there was a problem. Folks (esp. Josh B.) at Chess House were VERY helpful, responding immediately and sending out the missing pieces. The best test of a company is when something goes wrong and I give Chess House five stars for fixing the error immediately and for being so pleasant to deal with while doing so.

That's great JB! So glad you are enjoying this set and find it perfect for your needs. And you're right - we are here to take care of you whenever the unexpected happens! =)

Exactly what I was looking for. I am using this for backpacking and it is decently compact. Weighs little and is high quality. When I first set it up it felt crammed... 9โ€ is small. It looks crammed but playing on it felt great. Magnetic helps when youโ€™re playing outside for moving out of the sun or into it. It feels great playing on this board with pieces. I donโ€™t think you can go lighter/compact and still achieve this feel. 10/10 would recommend. Picture below, fits perfectly on my bear can. Blacks Move. ;)

Perfect for the park!

Love having this on the go, its perfect thanks!


This an outstanding travel set. Just the right size for analysis or playing. Pieces stay on the board and cannot blow off if outdoors. Packs conviently in a small spot but plays larger than expected. An awsome set that everyone ought to have. This a must have for all players!!๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Leather Magnetic chess set

I love it!! It is great, I use it in the long island rail road when I have to go to work and I take some moments to do my chess studying.

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