The actual chess board doubles as a carrying case with molds to hold the pieces. Peices have a good weight to them. Also the peices are durable incase dropping occurs.
The only thing i would miss in this set is a second queen for promotions. For the price, and for a portable folding board, this is gorgeous! Sturdy but lightweight, easy to travel with.
The board itself is smaller than we expected, pieces are very durable and beautifully crafted. They fit snugly in the board for storage. Wish it was a tad bigger though.
The board is well constructed, and only had one significant scratch on the playing surface. It didn't affect my satisfaction. No scratches or flaws.
This is a continuation challenge game. It is both challenging and satisfying to play. It keeps you constantly on your toes, trying to outwit your opponents.
This is in line with the original ticket to ride but is more challenging. I love the few new dynamics that trains and boats bring. It adds a layer of challenge to the already great game.
This game is just as fun with the added complexity of the boats. Not only do you need cards in order to travel and clam routes, you have ferries and ports to stake before your competitors can claim them. The one fault of the game is for 5 player games... Read More
Board is larger than most but also sturdier than most. Two games in one so you basically get two games inone. Double sided so need a bit more space but the board is double sided. Also, the board and the pieces are well made. We have an enormous board ... Read More
It is very easy to teach to people who have never played board games before. We learn something new each game and it keeps our brains sharp.
It’s impossible to tell the difference when they’re in your hand. There aren’t that many cards in the deck so we kept running into problems.