The size of this Chinese Checkers Game Board is 18" in diameter made of solid Hard Maple, with the addition of (6) inlaid Birch Pegged Spots, and with a beautiful wood grain enhanced by a non-toxic hand rubbed natural oil finish. The set includes: (60) 25mm (1") dia. solid opaque glass marbles of which there are (10) each of (6) different colors. Also includes instructions on how to play the game, if you have forgotten from childhood. The marbles are packaged in a velour pouch with a double drawstring.
The marble size of 1" ( 25mm ) means the following:
1. More safety around younger children.
2. A plus factor for the elderly, because they are an easier size to pick up with arthritic hands.
3. The bright colors of the larger sized marbles assist with poor vision associated with the elderly.
The game board is designed to be able to set out permanently on display as a decorative piece when not being played with. This type of setting invites family participation more often. The family that plays together enjoys life a lot more.