The chess and checker pieces are smaller than standard, but it doesn't bother me. The chinese checkers has real glass marbles which is hard to find in a multi-use set. This gives us a variety of options put together nicely in one container.
The set presents well. I know that this was a common gripe, and accepted it. Easter gift for the teen. Birthday gift for grandson. Got it for my son as a graduation gift.
Good craftsmanship on the pieces and the board. The folding chessboard is very finely made. The board doubles as storage for all the pieces of both the chess and checkers pieces.
The pieces fit snug in place. The magnets are good enough that you can easily relocate the board if you need to move the game. The magnetic pieces are great for when the board needs to be portable.
Only downside is that you have to be careful with the clasp closures on the side. One semi-con is that when the chess pieces are stored and you want to play checkers, the bishop and queen are thicker so the board doesn't lay entirely flat unless you h... Read More
The prices extend past the bottom of the case when hinged open. Just closing and moving the case made it all dinged up. You’d think with all that smell, that the glue would work.