I'd read the Pastelbord's were great for coloured pencils but that the oil based pencils, which I prefer, were not very happy with this surface. Frankly, that surprised and shocked me and I wanted to see for myself.
You be the judge. :)
6 x 8 Ampersand Pastelbord
Faber Castel Polychromos Pencil
Lyra Rembrandt Pencil