WARNING: The Chinese checkers game contains small pieces and marbles. CHOKING HAZARD! This game is not recommended for children under 3 years of age.
These marbles are a choking hazard, making them too dangerous for small children. Chinese checkers is a board game that uses colored marbles. These are very attractive to young children. Young children are very curious beings and have a tendency to savor everything they see that fascinates their eyes.
The tabletop can be made of solid wood like cherry, metal like tin, or fiberglass for extra durability. Fiberglass is the most expensive type of material used for this game board. Board shapes can be round, square or hexagonal, which are perfect ornaments or wall decorations. The standard design consists of two triangles overlapping at the base to form a hexagon from the intersection of the triangles.
Game instructions or mechanics may be etched on the back of the wood or on a separate sheet of paper. Innovative designers make the other side of the board look like a conventional chessboard with matching chess pieces. This game can be played by at least two to six players only. The Chinese checkers game consists of the board itself with a standard measurement of eleven and a half inches in diameter and sixty pieces of brightly colored marbles that may come in an elegant velvet bag.
The holes for each marble are specially designed to fit the size of the marbles. The marbles are made up of six different colors in a set of ten for each color with a total number of sixty pieces in all. The colors are usually the spectral colors such as red, yellow, orange, green, blue or black and white.
No matter it is raining or there is no power supply, you can still play anytime with it. You can browse online and search for other designs of these particular boards. Game mechanics or instructions can also be found on certain websites that are dedicated to games of this type. You can always play with a friend’s indoor or outdoor Chinese checkers game.