Inspired by the great 1950 Dubrovnik design, these chessmen have it all, except crosses and mitres.

(Pictured: BCE S1EB - Stage 1 Eastern in optional Pitch Black)
BCE Stage 1:
  • King size 3.75 inches (FIDE size 2), base diameter 40 mm. These are for play.
  • Researched, designed, measured, handcrafted, tested. Yeah, science!
  • No redundant design. Welcome to the 21st century.
  • Hardened Slovenian maple and walnut. Extremely durable.
  • Weighted. Perfect weight to size ratio.
  • Tapered rollover base.
  • Unprecedented stability. Hard to knock over.
  • 18 % balance point.
  • Abuse resistant. No moving parts. No sharp edges.
  • No religious symbols.
  • Opposite color caps on bishops.
  • 7 point queen’s crown, no spikes.
  • 5 rook crenelations. Looks better than six. Four is cheap.
  • Felted with finest Croatian felt for fast flying pieces.
  • Anti static.
  • Serially numbered white king. Tamper resistant serial engraved under felt.
  • White king branded with GNovak trademark logo.
  • Serially numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Heavy duty slide top box.
  • Made in Slovenia. Note the love in “Slovenia.”

(Pictured: BCE S2EN - Stage 2 Eastern Natural)
BCE Stage 2 bonus features:
  • Ergonomic collars for professional grip.
  • Double weighted. Perfectest weight to size ratio.
  • Traditional sleek rooks.
  • Intricate carved knights. Check out the teeth.
  • Marked king’s side knights and rooks. Two words: tra dition.
  • Felted with genuine blue leather. Serious players prefer some friction.
  • Extra promotable queens.
  • Jewelry grade lock box.
  • USB powered. (Feature available in late 2018.)

These are The Best Chessmen Ever.