The chess peices are all magnetic as well as the board. Checkers are also well-made and are of solid wood composition though not magnetic.
It folds in half, locking securely with 2 latches. All components are stored inside the game board with a latching closure. They probably had to do this in order to make it close and latch as nicely as it does.
There are three approximately 2-3 inch cardboard dividers that could have been removed to make the box a more manageable size.
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