Great surprise for my husband's birthday. The stock market game dates from the 1960s. The goal is to be the first player to reach the winning monetary total.
This set is perfect—an ideal retirement purchase we can take anywhere we travel. It's not a $200 set but the quality seems nice for the price paid! Very nice set.
The magnet board and pieces are so convenient. I think this is probably the sweet spot since you don't want the magnets so strong that the pieces can't be pried off the board.
The knights are especially impressive, with their flowing manes and intricate features. The whole set is nice classy. This set is fancy, it's durable.
The pieces are exquisitely detailed. The design is standard 3 staunton and fit comfortably on the non-glare wood. Although made in china, the pieces and the board seem to be well made and were securely packaged.
The pieces fit nice and snug in their specific spots so you won't lose them. The squares are perfectly sized, allowing for easy movement of the pieces without feeling cramped or crowded. The overall size of the board is also just right, not too large ... Read More
The edge is made with chipboard of very low quality and rough to the touch. The foam where the feet are placed is cheap and loose. The pieces are super light weight and the magnets weak.
Two of the checker pieces were stuck together and could not be unstuck. It is very difficult to play a game of chess when all the pawns are the same color. The black part with all of the pieces is glued in, suggesting you aren't supposed to take it ou... Read More