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Chess and Checkers – Folding Version

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2 Players, 30 – 60 Minutes playing time, Ages 6 and up. This all-wood chess and checkers set offers players a premium play experience for both chess and checkers! Manufacturer: Mixlore. Categories: Abstract Strategy. Game Mechanics: Grid Movement, Pattern Movement, Square Grid, and Static Capture.

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Chess and Checkers – Folding Version. Two classic games in one beautifully produced package! This all-wood chess and checkers set offers players a premium play experience for both chess and checkers. All game pieces are wooden and the wooden board’s hollow bottom allows it to fold half for storage, while also creating a wooden box to hold the game’s pieces. Also includes kraft bags to hold the pieces.

Chess is a two-player, abstract strategy board game that represents medieval warfare on an 8×8 board with alternating light and dark squares. Opposing pieces, traditionally designated White and Black, are initially lined up on either side. Each type of piece has a unique form of movement and capturing occurs when a piece, via its movement, occupies the square of an opposing piece. Players take turns moving one of their pieces in an attempt to capture, attack, defend, or develop their positions. Chess games can end in checkmate, resignation, or one of several types of draws. Chess is one of the most popular games in the world, played by millions of people worldwide at home, in clubs, online, by correspondence, and in tournaments.

Checkers is an abstract strategy game where players move disc-shaped pieces across an 8 by 8 cross-hatched (“checker”) board. Pieces only move diagonally, and only one space at a time. If a player can move one of his pieces so that it jumps over an adjacent piece of their opponent and into an empty space, that player captures the opponent’s disc. Jumping moves must be taken when possible, thereby creating a strategy game where players offer up jumps in exchange for setting up the board so that they jump even more pieces on their turn. A player wins by removing all of his opponent’s pieces from the board or by blocking the opponent so that he has no more moves.

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Weight 1.6 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 6.1 × 2.6 in

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