Teaching my 10 year old how to play chess is now a breeze without her getting frustrated. Bought it for my elementary kids and myself up learn.
The hand-carved wood pieces are stored in their own indented spaces. The pieces are sturdy and have felt bottoms so they don't scratch the wood. With the magnets, if someone knocks into the game, the pieces stay in place.
Good quality mousepad. Works well, mouse moves smoothly over the surface with just the right amount of resistance so it doesn't glide.
For the price and purpose of the set, it's not noticeable nor does its imperfections get in the way of playing a good game. The extra queen for each side is a nice touch and the checkers were also a great bonus for this set.
I love that it folds up for storing on our bookshelf (and for bringing along, of course) this is very easy for toting along to a game night party or just bringing it to another room to play. It's durable and is pretty easy to pack. It takes up a bit o... Read More