(as of Mar 01,2021 06:23:14 UTC – Details)
Board measures: 14.5 x 11.5 inches with 1.25 inch squares. Crafted from sustainable solid Malaysian Oak hardwood. Board has recessed grooves for storing the pieces.24 checkers and instructions included. Pieces measure 1 inch in diameter.
WE Games Solid Wood Checkers Set – Red & Black Traditional Style with Grooves for Wooden Pieces
Solid Wood Construction
The checker board is very sturdy. It is crafted from sustainable solid Malaysian Oak hardwood. The squares are black and natural and a decorative border surrounds the playing surface.
The board features inset grooves on both sides of the board for storing the checker pieces when not in use. It’s a beautiful decoration piece when not being played so feel free to leave it on your coffee table and watch your guests be drawn to a quick checkers game.
The checkers are also wooden and are stained black and red. Gloss is applied for extra shine and to seal the wood. 24 checkers are included which have grooves so that they can be easily stacked when “kinged”.
Nostalgic Old Fashion Fun
Because the board is solid wood and extra sturdy, it can be enjoyed in outdoor spaces and the board won’t warp from humidity like a cardboard version. This game is also preferred by teachers for a classroom setting because it will withstand years of play.
Health Benefits of Checkers
Everyone knows that board games are fun and provide unplugged family time. But, did you know that games like checkers lower your blood pressure, grow you immune system, and strengthen your memory and cognitive skills? In fact, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study in 2003 linking the playing of board games to decreased incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Board games are also often used in therapy to build verbal and social skills. Doesn’t it feel good to play games?
The Genius of Play – 4 Benefits of Playing Games Like Checkers
WE Games + Toy Foundation
WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children who are sick, in foster care, living on U.S. military bases, impoverished, and facing any number of life’s challenges.
TIMELESS: This solid wood checkers set with nostalgic red and black checkers is a timeless beauty. The solid wood board features recessed grooves for storing the wooden checkers. The hardwood board is a hefty weight and sturdy design to endure many years of enjoyment. The board measures 14.5 x 11.5 inches with 1.25 inch squares. 24 checkers and instructions included. Pieces measure 1 inch in diameter.
TEACHER’S PET: While this is a great game for families and friends of all ages, checkers is an excellent tool for teachers. Many different skills can be taught playing checkers, such as cause and affect, logical thinking, and social skills, to name a few. Teachers prefer this game because of the sturdy wooden construction that outlasts cardboard sets.
FUN FOR EVERYONE: From the classroom to the pub, checkers are a time-honored game. Checkers are often the game of choice at restaurants and pubs where you can play with a drink in hand. Bars and cafés across the US offer gaming, old-school style, with this checkers set.So, whether you are using it for educational purposes or as a pub game, this set is sure to be everyone’s favorite!
BECAUSE PLAYING GAMES IS GOOD FOR YOU. Did you know that playing board games can teach important social skills like verbal communication, being patient, sharing, taking turns and enjoying interactions with others? Games like checkers foster the ability to focus and lengthens the players attention span. Playing games is an easy and excellent way to spend unhurried, enjoyable time together. They are also rich in learning opportunities.
WE GAMES: Making the world’s best traditional games since 1977. Our games are crafted with high quality sustainable materials with attention to fine details. We love bringing people together with our classic board games, and we know the joy of the game will be passed down to the next generation. WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children in need who are facing many of life’s most difficult challenges.