Review: Ceasyde Magnetic Wooden Chess Boards Sets, Premium 15" ×15"
The brief was simple - after losing our 40 year old wooden chess set - somewhere. (Quite how one loses a chess set remains a mystery!) Find a new FULL SIZE (15" board) chess set online. Ideally with wooden pieces and if possible with a wooden board too.
Actually finding such a beast proved to be tricker than you might think. There are plenty of cheap multi-game sets with plastic everything and there are super-expensive 'pro' chess sets, but not that much in between.
However, we found this one on Amazon UK, for just over £40. A little more than we wanted to pay, but hey, why not treat ourselves?
The really curious aspect (other than an utterly botched delivery by our Amazon delivery man, who left it unnoticed in a garden compost bin!!) is that, although this is a good quality item, the packaging is hopeless cheap and nasty, and with typos: