Luxury Games & Gifts

Bold Chess V4 Metallic Black v Metallic Arctic White


  • Bold Chess (Version 4, launch February 2021)
  • Metallic Black  v Metallic Arctic White 
  • Hand-carved, gloss-lacquered wooden pieces
  • Heavily weighted pieces
  • Boxwood, Maple, lacquer, lead weight, Italian Nappa leather, 18 carat gold
  • 45 x 45 cm Maple chess board, 10.2 cm King
  • Painted & assembled in London, England


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Update 5th January 2021 – We will have just 5x sets of our brand new Bold Chess Version 4 in Metallic Black v. Metallic Arctic White available to dispatch around 11th January 2021 – if you would like to order, please go ahead by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.

After the above are sold, we will revert to Pre-order and then launch the Bold Chess Version 4 in earnest in early February 2021. These chess pieces are painted and finished in London, England in Limited Edition colours. Thank you very much for your custom. Simon Purkis, Purling London Founder.

PURLING LONDON GAMES have been exhibited at Christie’s, Saatchi Gallery and the World Chess Hall of Fame. Many have been the choice of royalty, renowned interior designers, art collectors and chess Grandmasters. Every Chess set is assembled and hand-finished in London, England.

PURLING LONDON BOLD CHESS sets unite classic with contemporary, incorporating vibrant hand-carved Staunton pieces with a striking grey-stained maple wood board. Our luxury hardwood pieces are finished with a deep, glossy lacquer and a beautiful Italian Nappa leather felt with the Purling logo embossed in 18 carat gold – and include four Queens per set for effortless Pawn promotion. Presented with a Purling London certificate and elegant, luxury packaging, each Bold Chess is a timeless beauty to be treasured.



  • Bold Chess (Version 4, launch February 2021)
  • Painted, assembled and quality-checked in London, England
  • Boxwood, Maple, lacquer, Italian Nappa leather, 18 carat gold
  • Chess board Classic Maple, 45 x 45 cm (18” x 18”), weight 2 kg (4.4 lb)
  • Chess pieces 34 hand-carved, triple-weighted, boxwood, weight 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
  • King height 10.2 cm (4″), weight 75 g (2.65 oz)
  • Italian Nappa leather felts with 18 carat gold embossed Purling logos
  • Weight of boxed set including pieces and board 5.2 kg (11.5 lb)
  • Purling London luxury packaging
  • Complimentary express global shipping

Service & Delivery

Our Service – We pride ourselves on the highest quality and finest service. We are very happy to assist you with your queries and offer guidance on our products. Please do get in touch with us and we will happily send your further high-resolution images and specifications. Email our customer service team: Simon, Colm and Nette via our contact form below. We hope you enjoy our playful products! Best regards,
The Purling London team

Dispatched from London via UPS / DHL / Express courier within 1 business day.
USD price includes importation tax to USA.
RMB price includes importation tax to China.
There are no importation taxes to UK and EU countries.
Other than the above, prices do not include importation taxes where applicable.

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