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 only downside is, as others have mentioned, that the checkers can't stay in their place when you want to play chess. We highly recommend this for a first chess set, we know our grandson will be very proud of it! We like that mommy can play checker... Read More
The magnets are great and make it easy to relocate a game. I love that the pieces are magnetic so that we can pause and resume our games whenever we want without worry that our pieces are going to move when i relocate the board to a shelf. My only com... Read More
Pieces fit securely in foam lining. Comes with a nice storge bag. I have a queen that likes to lean a smidge.
I think that this is a nice, quality gift, that won't disappoint. A great set. Very very pleased with this purchase.
The debossed notation is subtle and attractive. It is sleek, making it easy to travel with. Perfect size to bring along somewhere, looks and feels higher quality than i expected for the price so that's a bonus!
My review matches the other reviews. The board is nicked/ scratched. But it isn't technically true to the game. The notation is 90degrees off - the white squares (which you orient to be on the bottom right for each player) are on the wrong corners.