This attractive chess and checkers set will provide hours of fun with your friends and family. The set comes with an octagonal playing board and two spacious drawers that provide a home for game pieces. This set also makes a classy bit of decor....more
Chess is a game that will challenge, excite and captivate you. The game of chess involves deep levels of strategy and tactics. In the game of chess each player commands an army of 16 chessmen and has the ultimate goal of beating the opposing army.
Carved wooden chess pieces
Octagonal wooden chess board with two (2) storage drawers
King height: 2.5 inches
Board dimensions: 8 inches high x 8 inches wide
Overall dimensions: 13.5 inches high x 13 inches wide x 2.5 inches deep
Beautiful wooden set at a very reasonable price! The shape is elegant and I like that it's raised in height. There are two drawers on each side to store chess and checkers pieces. The drawers are lined with felt to protect them. The pieces look hand carved. I particularly like the darker pieces and the base of the set as the wood is beautifully stained and has pretty light gold highlights in it. Would definitely recommend this set for an avid chess player.
How accurate was the sizing? Exactly as stated
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
My two sons have gotten into playing chess and we had this old board that was falling apart and didn't have any storage for the pieces. They have been leaving it on the kitchen island to play after dinner so I wanted something that I could stand to look at :) This is a very nice set, well made and stores all of the pieces nicely. The only complaint that my kids have is that they wish the pieces were bigger. Other than that a great set. Thanks again overstock!!!
How accurate was the sizing? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. very good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes
I was a bit disappointed in the size of the board. I thought it would be larger. The quality seems good and I am glad there are compartments for the game pieces. I like the unusual octagonal shape, it makes it somewhat unique. This was a Christmas gift and the recipient seemed happy with it. However, I would recommend this item as a "starter" board for someone who has never played chess. An experienced player would be better satisfied choosing a larger board.
Is the actual square playing board 13 inch across or is the whole octagonal board 13 inches?magalina87 on Jun 6, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi magalina87, the board dimensions are 8x8 inches and the entire unit is 13x13. We will have this information updated on the site. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 7, 2013
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