Balliol chess board: teak and sycamore


Handmade chess board which combines the tropical golden colours of teak 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 teak and sycamore woods has a thin black border around the playing area, and comes in the full complement of sizes:

  • 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 have a depth of 13 mm. 



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!