Lady Margaret Hall chess board: walnut and sycamore


Handmade chess board that combines the colours of the sought-after light brown of walnut wood with the ivory white of sycamore wood. Its surface has a matte varnish that enhances the richness of the wood tones and provides a smooth texture for the chess pieces to slide with precision.


This flat chess board in walnut and sycamore wood has a plain border around the playing area, and comes in a range of sizes suitable for all our ornamental and Staunton style pieces.

  • Small 14" (36 cm) board has 1.4" squares (35 mm)
  • Medium 16" (41 cm) board has 1.6" squares (40 mm)
  • Large 18" (46 cm) board has 1.8" squares (45 mm)
  • X Large 20" (51 cm) board has 2" squares (50 mm)

(All boards are 13mm deep)

For boards larger than 20", please get in touch.

Pictured is the 16" board with 3" Merton pieces (sold separately). 

Sizing guide

Looking for a set of chessmen to play on this board? We recommend using the following Staunton pieces for each board: 

  • Small 14" board with a king diameter of 20 - 28 mm – view here
  • Medium 16" board with a king diameter of 27 - 32 mm – view here
  • Large 18" board with a king diameter of 31 - 36 mm – view here
  • X Large 20" board with a king diameter of 34 - 40 mm – view here

Or take a look at our ornamental chess pieces range here. 

Please get in touch if you need any assistance, we're happy to help!