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MSRP: $38.00
Age Range: 8 and up
SKU or Item #: 50315
Launch Date: March 2010
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category:Board Games
Wooden Toys
Puzzles & Skill

These hardwood maple and cherry chess pieces are made in Vermont. The pieces are blocks with a traditional characters engraved on two sides. All the pieces are 1" wide and 1" deep, varying in height depending on the strength of the character. The pawn stands at 1.25" tall and the Queen is 2.25" tall. Each set comes with a cloth pouch for piece storage when not in use. Barbara Rainville, marketing manager for Maple Landmark Woodcraft, told TDmonthly, "Each piece has a diagram to show how that character moves engraved on the bottom — for new players or those just a bit rusty." Launch date: March 13, 2010.

Featured in:Holiday Preview: Wooden Toys (7/1/2010)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28095      (added 4/16/2010)

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