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Unique Chess Set – Dark Chess

Unique chess set

Unique Chess Set – Dark Chess

If you are looking for a stylish and unique chess set, Purling London has the perfect board for you. Our Dark Chess combines 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 colored Staunton pieces – triple-weighted and crafted from exceptional quality hardwood. A pleasure both to play and observe, these unique chess sets are a striking showpiece for any modern interior.

“I first thought of the idea for Dark Chess when playing the game on a warm summer’s evening on a beach. As the sun set I found that it was becoming difficult to identify and differentiate between the chess pieces. It occurred to me that this added another layer to the game; an element of surprise and stealth! I recognised that the ancient pursuit of chess had no need to become more challenging, but playing in the darkness left me thinking… ”

Simon Purkis, Founder and Director, Purling London

 

DARK CHESS (AS STANDARD, CABLE POWERED)

Specifications

  • Hand-made in England, illuminated 545x545x38mm, gloss white board, 10kg
  • 34 hand-carved, triple-weighted, lacquered boxwood chess pieces, 10.2cm
  • Purling London branded leather felts
  • Power adapter and dimmer
  • Luxury Purling London packaging
  • Unique certificate personally signed by the designer

 

DARK CHESS BATTERY POWERED (AVAILABLE VIA SPECIAL / BESPOKE ORDER)

Specifications

  • Hand-made in England, battery-powered, illuminated 545x545x88mm, gloss white board, 15kg
  • 8 hour battery life on maximum brightness. Longer battery life when dimmed
  • 34 hand-carved, triple-weighted, lacquered boxwood chess pieces, 10.2cm
  • Purling London branded leather felts
  • Integrated dimmer & separate charging cable
  • Luxury Purling London packaging
  • Unique certificate personally signed by the designer

Please contact us via the form below to enquire about a unique chess set to you via bespoke service.

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