Chess Coffee Tables

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Do you like to play chess while drinking your morning coffee in your living room? Then have we got the coffee table for you. Our collection of chess coffee tables are a very interesting way to accent your home in a way that makes you seem intelligent and still stylish. They come in plenty of styles and are very sturdy. Take a look at this collection for more.

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Our Picks

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Solid Wood Chess Board Coffee Table

Solid Wood Chess Board Coffee Table

Handmade from solid wood, this chess board coffee table measures 43” long by 27.5” wide and 19.6” high. The top is divided into two pieces that are hinged in the middle. Flip over one side to reveal a built-in chess board. 

Designer Advice:

This beautiful chess coffee table hides two games below its wooden surface. On an everyday basis, it looks just like a standard coffee table. Only when you lift one side of its top do you see the chess board handpainted on the underside. Lifting the lid also reveals a handpainted backgammon game board that’s slightly recessed to allow you to roll the dice without losing them. 

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Solid Oak Chess Coffee Table

Solid Oak Chess Coffee Table

This coffee table with its built-in chess board is handcrafted and finished in a clear lacquer. The black chess squares are made from solid wingee wood, while the white squares are made from solid ash wood. The table is 32.5” long by 16.5” wide and 17.5” high and is topped with a 6mm piece of solid glass.

Designer Advice:

The combination of four types of wood and attention to detail makes this a collectible piece of furniture. The chess board coffee table is made from solid oak with beautiful inlays from solid cherry wood. You could also choose to have the inlays made from either walnut or mahogany if that suits your decor better. As well, a French polish finish is available, which gives the table a very high gloss surface with a deep color.

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Coffee Table With Built In Chess Board

Coffee Table With Built In Chess Board

At 31.5” wide by 36” long and 18.5” high, this coffee table with a chess board top has fixed legs and comes fully assembled. The table is made from solid walnut, with maple and walnut playing squares. It ships in a custom-sized ⅜” plywood crate after being bubble-wrapped to protect it during transport.

Designer Advice:

If styling a coffee table isn’t your thing, consider how this chess coffee table can do the design work for you. Leave the chess pieces arranged on the board or place them in a small bowl that sits on top of the board until you’re ready to play the game. The borders of the table still have enough room to hold coffee cups or glasses of wine along with snack bowls.

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Adjustable Chess Board Coffee Table

Adjustable Chess Board Coffee Table

Featuring a hidden lift under the tabletop, this coffee table with its chess board top lets you adjust its height to suit your needs. The table measures 35.5” long by 24” wide and is 18” tall. The solid wood top is split in two and opens to reveal a handpainted chess board, backgammon game and a checker’s board. 

Designer Advice:

This unique design of this chess coffee table can easily become a room’s focal point. Four black iron wheels support the table. The wood table has a distressed cream finish, and the games are handpainted in a dark brown color. We love the casual vibe of this table; perfect for a country or Farmhouse style or even just for a casual decor style. 

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Chess Coffee Table

Chess Coffee Table

This chess coffee table is made from reclaimed wood. It’s treated, finished, and covered with engraved–beer bottle glass and a final coat of epoxy resin. Choose from a smooth or textured tabletop finish. The chess board design can be created in any of the 19 colors available.

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Antiqued Chess Coffee Table

Antiqued Chess Coffee Table

Small enough to use as a chess side table, this wooden coffee table is 20.5” square and 19.6” tall. It’s handmade from pine wood, painted in antiqued black and white and finished with a protective varnish. The table edges are free-formed and add to the whimsical style of the table. 

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Buying Guide

A chess coffee table can be a functional and unique addition to your living room that makes guests feel instantly at ease. The quirky black and white checkering on the surface transforms your coffee table into a focal point of the room, providing an inviting ambiance.

To ensure the table remains usable, refrain from storing the chess and checkers pieces on the tabletop. Invest in a chess coffee table that has drawers designated for storing them, so they’re out of the way but are easily accessible when you want to play a game.

The best feature of chess coffee tables is that they can look great in rustic or contemporary homes depending on the table you select. You can opt for a classic wooden coffee table with a chessboard built into a section of the tabletop, or go ultra-modern with a bold and thick coffee table that is a massive checkered black and white board.

Chess coffee tables are typically around 28” high but can vary by 6” or more depending on the type of room they are designed for. Chess coffee tables are meant to sit between two couches or lounge chairs, so they are usually high enough off the floor that people can reach them easily.

Make sure to look closely at the manufacturer’s measurements for your chess coffee table before you buy, as they can vary significantly. Some are designed to sit between very low or high couches. In some cases, a chess table set may work better if you set it on top of another table.

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Vintage solid wood chess board coffee

Vintage solid wood chess board coffee

Chess board table for the living room and others interiors according to taste. It is made of wood and fitted with side pockets for storing chess pieces. Suitable for residential and commercial premises.

Chess coffee table 2

Chess Coffee Table

Chess coffee table 2

An elegant coffee table that will be appreciated by all the fans of chess as the table top is also a chess board with figureheads included. The table is made of solid wood in a beautiful, deep cherry color.

Game Table in Ivory - Multifunctional Table - Features 3 Double-Sided Game Boards - Solid Cherry and Combination Hardwood with Brass Accents - Authentic Models MF005

French coffee table central chessboard 1970

French coffee table central chessboard 1970

Chess plays children, adults,play the whole family.This kings game - need a good entourage.Like this unique antique french chessboard coffee table in black color and gold finish.Incredible base with the chess on the central part,gives very elegant sensation.

Chess board table top

The Beautiful and very stylish combination of coffee table and chess area makes this fabulous table captivates. The square top with beautiful finishes will be an excellent design element for your living room or office.

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Heritage Antique Pedestal Game Table

Heritage Antique Pedestal Game Table

Chess coffee table 7

A coffee/checkerboard table becomes a room focal point. The furnishing, crafted from the home’s original reclaimed wall studs, provides under counter storage for floor cushions and a stenciled playing surface, protected under a piece of beveled glass.

Coffee table chess

A charming, handmade coffee table perfect for all the lovers of boardgames. Crafted from wood with great precision, it features subtle, etched decorations at the edges and on the legs. The top also serves as a checkers board.

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A fantastic idea for a gift for a fan of chess. It's actually an elegant, ceramic teapot with a chess board as a top. It features a subtle, golden ornament at the edges and chess figures handmade with great precision.

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