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I Built It Games: Jumbo Chess Review by Tara Howell

Games Under Construction LLC
2515 Lazy E Road
Williams, Arizona 86046 USA

We received the jumbo chess set recently and had a blast with it! The game includes jumbo playing pieces at a size of 2 ½" by 3 ½". They are perfect size for adding a picture, which is exactly what the creator had in mind. My kids spent hours looking through their photo albums and magazines to find just the right pictures to add. You can personalize it any way you chose. You also receive a 24" black and white game board. It seems to be made of a good sturdy material.

I have to admit that neither I nor my girls knew how to play chess. So when we received this game, I wondered how we would put it into play. Well, there is another great thing about this game. You can go to the website, where the creator has provided downloadable diagrams of how to move the various pieces. Although none of us is a chess expert yet, we are having a lot of fun learning.

Product review by Tara Howell, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, June 2011