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HN-WZ548 World Wise

Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces

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  • Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces
Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces

Dimensions & Specifications

Brand
World Wise
International Shipping
Canada
King Height (in.)
3
Theme
Traditional

Assembly

Our products are shipped partially assembled. Assembly is easy and requires only common household tools. Furniture will be shipped with all necessary fasteners. Assembly is a matter of minutes with easy to follow instructions. Carefully read the instructions and acquaint yourself with the wood parts, bolts and screw sizes before starting assembly of your furniture.

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  • Traditional-style Lardy design
  • Constructed of sheesham and boxwood
  • King height: 3 inches
  • King base diameter: 1.25 inches
  • Natural sheesham and boxwood colors
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World WiseSheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces
 
4.5

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Can withstand use (10)
  • Fun (9)
  • Easy to play (8)
  • Entertaining (6)
  • Educational (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family (14)
  • Adults (12)
  • Children (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (6), Thrifty (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14), Yes (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very nice for analysis size board

These pieces fit very well on an analysis size board (14"-16" overall or 1.5-1.75" squares). I bought two sets that I use side by side to...Read complete review

These pieces fit very well on an analysis size board (14"-16" overall or 1.5-1.75" squares). I bought two sets that I use side by side to analyze games.

It is a nicely proportioned set with french style knights. The Queen's crown has rounded points and the rooks' battlements are not too thin, so there is little chance of chipping. They are nicely weighted, and feel right when moving the pieces.

Some of the piece bottoms are a little rounded. They can wobble a little when you place them.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sheesham & Boxwood Dble Wgt Chess Pieces

The primary concern with these chess pieces are that the Kings and Queens wobble. Is because the steel weights at the base protrude just a bit. They can be repaired with a lot of...Read complete review

The primary concern with these chess pieces are that the Kings and Queens wobble. Is because the steel weights at the base protrude just a bit. They can be repaired with a lot of sandpaper and elbow grease but this can also remove the surrounding wood at the base of the set. Otherwise this is a very nice chess set and a good value.

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5.0

nice pieces

By Millard

from Missoula,MT

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Children
    • Family

    Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

    well balanced

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    I love my new chess pieces

    By Colin

    from Berkely Springs, West Virginia

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Easy To Play
    • Educational
    • Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

        I was very pleased with the speed of processing and delivery. And the pieces are just what I was looking for. Thanks You!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Awesome

        By Mark

        from KNOX,IN

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adults
            • Children
            • Family

            Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

            Odered on friday, arrived saturday mirning! What freat service

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Anice chess set for the reasonable price

            By James

            from PEWAUKEE,WI

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family

                Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                Nice finish and the grain of the wood suggests a more expensive set

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                A good choice

                By Victor

                from Astoria,NY

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Entertaining
                • Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family

                  Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                  These chess pieces are very attractive, well made and have a hefty weight, making them easier to stay in place when playing.
                  It was also a good value.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Quality, service and value

                  By Michele

                  from Parma, OH

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Educational
                  • Entertaining
                  • Fun
                  • Interactive

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adults
                    • Family

                    Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                    I was quite surprised by the quality of the chess pieces I ordered, due to the low price. The woods are beautiful, and the craftsmanship is superb! The service provided was even more surprising. I ordered the set on 10/7/12, and received it on 10/9/12! And that's with free shipping! I will definitely purchase from Hayneedle.com again, and will recommend it to all my friends.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Great Craftsmanship in Wood Chess Pieace

                    By Larry

                    from North Branch, Michigan

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adults
                      • Family
                      • Home Decor

                      Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                      I love the overall appearence and quality of the pieces. I am 100% satisfied. I wish that you had a inexpensive box with individual foam cutouts to put the pieces in though.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Thank You

                      By Michael

                      from PLANT CITY,FL

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Play

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family

                        Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                        Easy ordering and super fast delivery, quality product
                        Very satisfied

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        4.0

                        So far it looks like a good product.

                        By Peggy

                        from Ohio

                        About Me Child Care Provider, Educator, Parent, Thrifty

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Educational
                        • Fun

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Adults
                          • Children
                          • Family

                          Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                          Product was a gift.

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          Delivery was the best I have ever had.
                          Product was packaged well.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                           
                          5.0

                          Nice pieces

                          By Sisoguichi

                          from Potomac, MD

                          About Me Parent

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Play

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family

                            Comments about World Wise Sheesham and Boxwood Double Weight Chess Pieces:

                            Very pleasant transaction

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            Prompt delivery, well packed...

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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                            Customer Q & A

                            2 Questions About This Product
                            Q: "What size is the base of these pieces?
                            A: The base is about 1 inch in diameter.
                            Q: "What size chess board should I use these pieces with?
                            A: A 2 inch square chess board is recommended.
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