Bold Chess – luxury chess

Purling London’s ‘Bold’ luxury chess sets unite classic with contemporary, incorporating vibrant hand-carved Staunton pieces with a premium Maple wood board.  Our deluxe hardwood pieces are finished with a deep, glossy lacquer and a beautiful Italian Nappa leather felt, embossed with the Purling logo in 18 carat gold– and included four queens per set for effortless pawn promotion.  Presented with a Purling London certificate and elegant packaging, each Bold Chess is a timeless beauty to be treasured.


  • 34 hand-carved boxwood, triple-weighted luxury chess pieces, 10.2cm
  • Hand-lacquered in combinations of Gloss White, Classic Red and Shadow Black
  • Assembled and quality checked at our studios in London, England
  • Includes 2 Queens per side for effortless pawn promotion
  • Italian Nappa leather felts with 18 carat gold embossed logo
  • Choice of chess board:
    • Natural Maple wood board, 2kg, 45x45cm
    • Grey-stained Maple wood board, 2kg, 45x45cm
    • Premium Black Anegre and Bird’s-eye Maple board, 3kg, 55cmx55cm
  • Luxury packaging & certificate

Bespoke Bold Chess

We regularly create luxury chess sets in bespoke colours to compliment our client’s interior design, their company’s brand or even the paint of their supercar. Other customers wish to celebrate a personal memory, theme or their sports team’s jersey. We would be delighted to create a unique set for you and can precisely match Pantone, RAL and metallic shades.

We offer regular 4 inch bespoke Bold Chess sets, for a 45cm board; and also smaller 3 inch models – which fit on a 36cm board. Lead time is typically 4-8 weeks. Please enquire via our contact form below and one of the Purling team will revert back shortly to assist you.

Omega Watch with Purling luxury chess set
Purling Bold Chess was selected for an OMEGA watches campaign
Photo credit: OMEGA
luxury Chess set in kitchen
Bespoke Bold Chess in Pantone matched grey and black
Photo credit: Landmass Interior Designers
Jo Malone diffuser with luxury chess set and bowler hat
Purling Bold Chess was selected for a Jo Malone campaign
Photo credit: Jo Malone
Jo Malone with Purling luxury chess set
Purling Bold Chess was chosen for a Jo Malone campaign
Photo credit: Jo Malone
woman's hand playing a move on a luxury chess board
Bold Chess in play
Tania Sachdev with red and black luxury chess set
International Master Tania Sachdev with a Purling Bold Chess set
Photo credit: Tania Sachdev
Bold Chess in bespoke colours Oyster Grey v Metallic Black

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