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Chess & Draughts Set
Family game

£15.00

This Chess and Draughts Set has everything you need to play these two classic games of skill. This is an ideal starter set of chess and draughts, with a combination set of wooden chess pieces, King 2.5”, felted bases, and wooden draughtsmen, together with a good quality games board which measures 36cm x 36cm.

The game of chess originated in 5th century India; 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 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 that he/she cannot move.

This Chess and Draughts Set comes with game instructions included.

Product Code G284

For age 8+

For 2 players

Contains a combination set of wooden chess pieces and a good quality folding games board 36cmx36cm

Chess is a game for two players. Each set of pieces is set out as shown, each queen on the square of her own colour. Players toss for colous, then move in turn, white always starting. The aim is to captuire (checkmate) the opponent's king. Draughts is also a two player game. Each player arranges their counters on the black squares on the board and black always goes first. The aim is to take your opponent's pieces or to trap them, so they cannot move.

Founded in 1919, our family business has been entertaining generations for 100 years and we are proud of our rich, British heritage. Providing fun, family pastimes for all ages, we use only the highest quality materials for our jigsaw puzzles and board games. We also distribute premium Piatnik playing cards which are made from the finest playing card board. 

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