Travel Magnetic Shogi Set- 9.75''
|Price:||$10.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details|
|You Save:||$2.00 (15%)|
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and .
If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you increase your sales. We invite you to learn more about Fulfillment by Amazon .
- Enter your model number to make sure this fits.
- Playing board measures 9.75''L x 9.75''W x 0.9''H (25cm x 25cm x 2.4cm)
- WARNING: Small parts. Not for children under 3 years old.
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Top Customer Reviews
This was a fine purchase, I eagerly awaited its arrival and wasn't disappointed. Each piece is double sided, as it should be, And there is a small magnet inside of the sandwiched plastic piece. These aren't strong magnets, but strong enough to play on a bus, or in a bumpy car with no problems, (who wants to play shogi upside down anyway?) The pieces themselves come on a little plastic frame all stuck together, Similar to those plastic model kits that you put together, all you have to do is snap them off the frame, and smooth out the bump left behind by scratching it off. If you pry the pieces apart, which isn't hard to do, you could lose a magnet or something, so don't do it, and you wont have any problems.
The case/board is rugged plastic with a metal playing surface, and comes in a relatively sturdy cardboard box to keep it safe from dust, scratches light rain etc. It's small enough to fit in a back pack or i suppose a large purse, But not too small like some other sets i've seen, which you almost have to play with tweezers. This set is just the right size especially for beginners who have a hard time remembering the characters on the pieces are.
Some last things i'd like to say are that this set doesn't come with any way to keep the pieces separated, (mini boxes, etc.) and doesn't have piece stands, as some more experienced players may be used to. However, all in all, this is a nice Shogi set, that will give you many hours of strategic fun and will hold up under the wear and tear of daily life, as long as you treat it nicely.
This Shogi set it quite nice, pieces would fall if you turn it down, but I don't think you would do that anyway.
My only complaint is that the Kanjis seams a little bit different from what you would see in almost every single website, but this is not a big issue since you can distinguish a little bit, (it seems this is a two characters with cursive style kanjis version) a side from that I recommend this Shogi set as a starting set it's nice, well made and cheap what else do you what? (well perhaps a little rules explanation would have been a good idea, but you do have Internet right?)
If you would like to learn more from Shogi I recommend Wikipedia and Hidetchi youTube Shogi Channel (where you will find an excellent English video lessons).
The set is easy to take along (he took it on an out of state trip) and is light weight, but sturdy enough. It seems to be holding up to the many times he's played with it with friends.
I'd recommend this set for anyone wishing to try a slightly different thinking and concentration type board game. It does take a little to get used to the game itself, but he felt it was well worth the learning curve.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Gets the job done. But quality is definitely lacking. The magnets arent very strong and the characters can get a bit dofficult to dostinguishPublished 3 months ago by Fiona
This is a decent buy. The magnets work well enough to keep the pieces from spilling off the board even though it didn't seem like it would at first, and it's easy to take around... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
First day the pieces started to come apart, and there are no directions on how to play so if you are new to the game then you will have to look it up online. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tina Johnson
:its British chess with a slightly different board making it a different game
:in British chess you can avoid capturing pieces if you maneuver
:in Shogi because theres... Read more
for a shogi game on the go, i love it. some of the magnets are weak. but its only on the pawns. i strongly recommend this shogi board.
P.S. Read more
It looks good on first sight - I haven't played yet, so I don't know how strong mangets holds.. But during "assembling" (removing pieces from support frame from factory)... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jakub Vitak
Great! Only wish there were instructions included, but that's what the internet is for!Published 12 months ago by Julian Hawkins