Chess & Draughts Set

Gibsons Games
SKU: BGGIG284
£11.28
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This set of Chess and Draughts includes everything you need to play these two traditional games of skill. This is an ideal starter set of chess and draughts, with a combination set of wooden chess pieces, felted bases, and wooden draughtsmen, together with a good quality games board which measures 36cm x 36cm.

Chess originated in India in the 5th century. By the 19th century, chess had become established as the most popular of all classic games and the famous design of Henry Staunton became the accepted as the international standard for the playing pieces. The aim of the game is to capture (checkmate) the opponents king. The game of Draughts (also known as Checkers) also dates back to very ancient times and the aim of the game is to take your opponent's pieces or to trap them, so they can't move.

This Chess and Draughts Set comes with game instructions included.

Age: 8+ for 2 players

Contents:

  • Folding chess board (36 x 36cm, squares 4cm)
  • Varnished wooden Chess pieces (King height 62mm)
  • Varnished wooden Draughts pieces (24mm diameter)
  • Game instructions
Brand Gibsons Games
Duration 30
Max no of players 2
Min no of players 2
Minimum age 8

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