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The Dubai Special Edition Chess Set was created as part of a showcase of European designers for Downtown Dubai Design Week 2018. The show-stopping buildings are aptly striking for such a decadent game; Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House plays the pawn, The Cayan Tower makes for an incredibly elegant rook, the Emirates Tower steps in as knight, the Rose Rotana is a beautiful bishop and the Princess Tower makes for a regal queen, with the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa’ s commanding stature being fitting for a king.
King – Burj Khalifa
Queen – Princess Tower
Bishop – Rose Rotana
Knight – Emirates Tower
Rook – Cayan Tower
Pawn – Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House
The Dubai Special Edition Chess Set is made using the highest quality materials to create beautiful and unique objects for both the chess player and design enthusiast alike. The 32-piece set is hand-cast in solid resin with metal powder and then hand-polished, giving timeless weight to the pieces and a unique architectural aesthetic. This stunning set is the perfect product for someone looking for a unique piece of British design.
Each piece are handmade, small imperfections can happen. This part of the handmade process is what makes the products unique and should not be seen as a fault. Each set comes complete with a hand screen-printed wooden city map playing board and in a presentation box.
About the Brand
Created by architects Ian Flood and Chris Prosser, Skyline Chess is a London based company that offers unique chess sets that are modeled after iconic buildings in New York City and London. They re-imagine some of the world’s most recognizable structures as chess pieces and bring them to life on the chess board.
Weight: 5 kg
Board type: Wooden board
Board dimensions: (38 x 38 x 9) cm
Playing Pieces: double weighted, finished with a soft felt base
Packaging: Each set comes complete with a hand screen-printed wooden city map playing board and in a presentation box.
Additional Information: As each piece is handmade, small imperfections can happen. This part of the handmade process is what makes the products unique and as a result, pieces may differ slightly in appearance from the images used here.