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HN-CB036 Cambor Games

Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set

Item # HN-CB036

Dimensions & Specifications

Base Width (in.)
1.5
Board Dimensions
16L X 16W Inch
Board Material
Walnut, Maple
Brand
Cambor Games
Chess Piece Material
Sheesham
Color
Maple
International Shipping
Canada
King Height
3 1/4 - 4 Inch
King Height (in.)
3.5
Material
Wood Sets
Piece Weight
Single
Square Size(in.)
1.75

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  • Traditional wood chess set w/ magnetic surface
  • Crafted of the finest maple and walnut wood
  • Chessmen made of maple and sheesham wood
  • Folds in half for storage or transportation
  • Board Dimensions: 16L x 16W inches
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Cambor GamesPolished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set
 
4.3

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (11)
  • Entertaining (10)
  • Educational (8)
  • Nice layout (8)
  • Can withstand use (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults (15)
    • Family (12)
    • Children (10)
    • Travel (10)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Parent (6), Avid gamer (3), Educator (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great gift for our oldest grandchild!

    We gave this set as a birthday gift to our 10-year old grandson, who has recently joined the Chess Club at his school. He was playing on a cheap plastic set, so...Read complete review

    We gave this set as a birthday gift to our 10-year old grandson, who has recently joined the Chess Club at his school. He was playing on a cheap plastic set, so he was thrilled to receive this one. As his father put it, "This is a beautiful set that our son will be privileged to pass down to his own children." We love the fact that the pieces are magnetic, so you don't have "accidental" spills! The board, with its wallnut and maple squares, is stunning. We could not be more pleased, and it was a very proud Grandpa who was honored to play the first game on the set with his grandson and best pal.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Yeeks, Cracks with slight Gaps!

    The chess set is well contructed and beautiful, except received with cracks in four white squares (with very slight curling away from substrate and gaps in two squares). [...]

    The chess set is well contructed and beautiful, except received with cracks in four white squares (with very slight curling away from substrate and gaps in two squares). [...]

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    5.0

    5 STARS

    By Leonard

    from PARK RIDGE,IL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Play
    • Nice Layout

    Cons

    • Airplane Travel
    • Might Be Cumbersome For A

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Children
    • Family

    Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

    ALMOST PERFECT.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Awesome

    By Eugene

    from Baldwin Park,CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Play
    • Educational
    • Entertaining
    • Fun
    • Interactive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Family
      • Travel

      Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

      Great board to have

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      Wrong set of chess pieces delivered

      By Gurdip

      from VANCOUVER,ZZ

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Play
      • Entertaining
      • Fun
      • Nice Layout

      Cons

      • Not what I ordered

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Children
      • Family

      Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

      Everything is nice but they either accidentally or on purpose sent me chess pieces from a set that is not the one depicted in the pictures. The set is much more inferior and I did not like it at all. However, they did offer me a small discount or a full credit if chose to return it. I am still deciding. I am pretty disappointed that they did this.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      A Fine Chess Set

      By Roving Robbie

      from Bozeman MT

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fine craftsmanship

      Cons

      • The clasps do not fold up

      Best Uses

        Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

        This is a very nice chessboard. The fit and finish are top notch and the pieces are nicely crafted. The magenetism is just enough to stick without being sticky.

        I'm not sure I'd carry this thing around - it's that nice and perhaps not terribly durable. Only time will tell

        Laying flat - I only wish the clasps folded up and perhaps there was some way of locking the board into the open position. Also, the underside where the pieces fit is exposed in the open position - so you can't just open this beauty on a rock or a table splashed with coffee. Make sure you really want a folding portable chess set.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Very prompt delivery. Absolutely no problems.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Very pleased

        By UTgrad

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Avid Gamer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Play
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Nice Layout

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

            It's a nice set. Beautiful pieces and a nice board. I plan to take it to bars and cafes to play. The carrying bag (mine came in green) isn't that great... won't protect it from scratches (the board scratches easily). The set also doesn't have extra queens or knights should the pawns make it to the other end of the board. Overall, I'm very pleased with it though.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            A Great Gift

            By Happy Grandmother

            from Newton, MA

            About Me Educator, Parent, Thrifty

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family

                Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

                This was a gift for our son-in-law, but his children are using it the most. The seven-year-old carries the game around, and with the magnets under the pieces, they don't slide or fall off the board. Those little magnets are a great feature!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Nice set

                By Wingman

                from Cincinnati, OH

                About Me Casual Gamer, Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun
                • Good Quality
                • Very Attractive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adults
                  • Home use
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

                  Nice set. I expected it to be a little heavier but the quality is still good. The magnets in the pieces help them feel a little heavier as you're playing. I'm happy with it.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Outstanding Elegance!

                  By Andrea

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Educator, Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Easy To Play
                  • Educational
                  • Entertaining
                  • Fun
                  • Nice Layout

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Adults
                  • Children
                  • Family
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

                  This chess set was a great purchase, the wooding is of excellent quality and it's finished elegance makes it a great chess set. [...]. We are extremely satisfied with our purchase and would highly recommend this site to all of our friends!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Real Nice Travel Set!

                  By TheFineKid

                  from Garrison, NY

                  About Me Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Easy To Play
                  • Nice Layout

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adults
                    • Children
                    • Family
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

                    Real nice set for the money. Magnetic board and pieces are great for children. Quality of the board is great, but the quality of the pieces really surprised me.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Simply Amazing

                    By AB-Pure Romance [@]

                    from Atlanta, Ga

                    About Me Spouse

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Great Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adults
                      • Children
                      • Family
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Cambor Games Polished Walnut Magnetic Folding Chess Set:

                      This was a great buy! I would definitely tell anyone who is looking for a good chess set, this is it. My husband was so pleased with this. [...]

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