World Chess Championship Set (Walnut Edition)


The iconic World Chess Championship set, officially sanctioned by FIDE for premier chess competitions, is the exclusive choice for World Chess Championship matches and associated cycle events. Crafted from elegant walnut, the board of this set is ideal for playing chess and as a design piece.

Devloped by Daniel Weil of Pentagram for World Chess, this set has ascended to global acclaim, becoming a hallmark of chess design. Its pieces, drawing inspiration from the Staunton silhouette, were refined with insights from Vladimir Kramnik and Magnus Carlsen. Their expertise influenced subtle design nuances tailored for high-speed play, including the tactile feel of each piece, ensuring optimal performance in blitz games.

Artisans handcraft each chess piece from premium boxwood, ensuring every set meets the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship.

  • FIDE endorsement for use in championship events
  • Triple-weighted pieces for stability and heft
  • A King at 3.75 inches tall
  • Two additional Queens
  • A walnut board measuring 50 x 50 cm with 5 x 5 cm squares, designed to complement the chess pieces perfectly

This ensemble represents the pinnacle of chess set design, offering both aesthetic beauty and functional excellence for the serious player.