Luxury Games & Gifts

Bespoke Dark Chess


  • Bespoke Dark Chess
  • Illuminated 54.5cm x 54.5cm chess board, 10.2cm King
  • Boxwood, glass, LEDs, power adaptor, lacquer, Nappa leather, 18 carat Gold
  • Hand-carved, gloss-lacquered wooden pieces
  • Your choice of colours for the frame and pieces
  • Made in England



PURLING LONDON DARK CHESS sets combine the finest in British design and craftsmanship with a new and innovative game experience. Hand-made in England, the cutting-edge illuminated board technology lends a dramatic tone to the game as light and shadow play upon the coloured Staunton pieces – triple-weighted and crafted from exceptional quality hardwood. A pleasure both to play and observe, Dark Chess sets are a striking showpiece for any modern interior.

We are ready to create your perfect, unique BESPOKE DARK CHESS set. Choose any combination of lacquer colours for the chess board frame and chess pieces to match your interior design, company’s branding or team’s jersey.

Your one-off chess set will be hand-finished, painted and assembled in England. Our hand-carved Staunton pieces will be lacquered to your specification with a lustrous finish. Each set is finished with Nappa leather felts with 18 carat Gold Purling logos. As with all of our chess sets, Bespoke Dark Chess includes four Queens for effortless Pawn promotion and is presented with a Purling London certificate and elegant packaging.

Purling has always offered a bespoke service and has produced custom-coloured chess pieces for both individual and corporate clients. Please explore our full bespoke range including Art Chess HERE.


  • Purling London Dark Chess set with chess board frame and chess pieces uniquely lacquered in bespoke colours of your choice
  • We can match RAL / Pantone colours or colour swatches
  • Boxwood, toughened glass, LEDs, power adaptor, lacquer, Nappa leather, 18 carat Gold
  • Hand-made in England
  • LED Illuminated 54.5cm x 54.5cm (approx. 21.5” x 21.5”), toughened glass board, 10Kg (approx. 22lb)
  • 34 hand-carved, triple-weighted, boxwood chess pieces
  • King height 10.2cm (4″), weight 75g (approx. 2.65 oz)
  • Italian Nappa leather felts with 18 carat gold embossed Purling logos
  • Supplied with power adaptor and dimmer
  • Luxury packaging & certificate
  • Complimentary express global shipping

We pride ourselves on the highest quality and finest service. Please do get in touch with us and we will happily answer your questions, offer you recommendations or send you further high-resolution images, videos and specifications. Our Head of VIP & Client Relations Manager Annie will be delighted to assist. She can be contacted via Telephone: +44 (0)20 3290 6201; Email: [email protected]; or our contact form below.
We hope you enjoy our playful products!
Best regards,
The Purling London team

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U.S.A. – USD prices include importation tax to U.S.A.
E.U. – E.U. customers can expect to be charged VAT @ 20 – 23% upon entry of the goods to their E.U. country by the courier (but no import tariffs). Customers who are VAT registered companies may be able to re-claim this VAT.
Rest of the World – Prices do not include importation taxes where applicable.

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