Millennium Chess Computer - The King Performance   Free Shipping  

Product Code: MIL830

  • $449.90 USD

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Product Details

The King Performance offers great aesthetics with a real wooden frame, wooden pieces and 81 LED on board move display. Inside is the legendary software The King by Johan de Koning.


With a size approximate 15 x 17 inches, the real wooden frame, pieces, on board display and the powerful processor of the Exclusive, it comes true to its title offering amazing Performance. 

  • PLAY AND IMPROVE at chess with this classic, harmonious design, perfect for home. The moves are displayed on the board with 81 LEDs. Make your moves by pressing the squares and enjoy the game for hours! TAKE IT ALONG by adding ChessVolt Powerpack option available separately.
  • Unique Chess 960 Variant adds unlimited variety. Enjoy an extremely wide range of playing levels and styles to experiment and discover. Expansive Opening Move Library from Hiarcs provides a very broad and modern play approach guaranteeing variety in opening moves.
  • Play in a way that feels like you are challenging a human! The King software is an extremely active, risk-taking and often downright spectacular style for interesting games. The function for saving different opponent personalities allows you to configure your own "personal king" step by step.
  • EASY MODE / COMFORT MODE for players new to chess provides the most common options and levels in an easy-to-follow menu. EXPERT MODE offers all the advanced features that King Performance offers.
  • Future proof with updates via USB so you can enjoy the benefits of future upgrades. Optional ChessLink module for King Performance lets you connect to play others around the world or play other chess engines on mobile devices.

In addition to Johan de Koning's engine known from the King Element, the Chess960 variant was implemented for the first time.  

The King is stronger than the Chess Genius with an estimated 2450 ELO. With this chess computer you play like a king!


  • Real wood housing (border only) with illuminated display (54 x 27mm). Playing surface is faux wood (plastic for pressure sensitive board).  
  • 7 different user books included
  • Chess960 (Fischer Random Chess) according to official FIDE rules
  • Included connection to the ChessLink module for using chess apps (on numerous external devices)
  • Selection of different opening books: Classic Aegon Book, the Master Book (with over 300,000 positions) by Mark Uniacke, or special User Books
  • Storage of games as well as optional download of opening libraries or firmware updates
  • Configure up to 3 "player personalities" and play like against real chess grandmasters
  • Infinite number of difficulty levels, variably adjustable from beginner to international grandmaster


  • Dimensions: 39 x 43.5 x 2.6 cm (15 3/8 x 17 1/8 x 1 inches)
  • Square Size:  4 cm (1.57 inches)
  • King height: 7.4 cm (3 inches)
  • Menu operation: 7 language settings available
  • Connections: USB, DIN, main adapter (9v DC)
  • Processor: ARM Cortex M7 with 300 MHz, 2048 KB ROM, 348 KB RAM
  • Program: The King by Johan de Koning



Optional Chess Volt Add-On

Chess Volt

This battery pack provides that portable power source while you're camping or simply in the back yard. The ChessVolt guarantees many hours of playtime regardless of the power grid. Simply connect your chess computer with the supplied cable. 

To include with your purchase, Check the Box in Accessories above Add to Cart. Or visit the Chess Volt product page.

Customer Reviews

Based on 67 reviews
Jay Greeene

arrived speedily and well packed. haven't used it yet.

Raymond Lee
Bigger Chess Board and Pieces Make all the Differences

The touch control aspect of this King Performance is about the same as the Pro Version, but the bigger board and better chess pieces make all the difference. It is much easier to see the chess move. Even the display is brighter and a little bigger. Except the display could be better resolution or somehow certain features can use the PC USB connection, this is pretty good.

Clem Hughes
King Performance in Kansas

Waz up chessmates?? After 30+ years of playing computer chess w/sensory touch chessboards; I'm now a loyal owner of the Millennium King Performance since October 2021!! My collection has (Fidelity Sensory 8..R.I.P. 😖) Fidelity Super 9 Sensory Chess Challenger, Excalibur King Author & Alexandra & Novag Citrine Senator 3rd generation. Moving from Novag Citrine to King Performance is a major jump in chess computer technology. Similar to moving from a flip phone to a smartphone!
Major points for my choice of the King are: Appearance>>Wood frame w/brass trim is very eye catching! And good color contrast of squares, plus high sensitive sensory surface I have years of experience. Also allows me to use my Citrine upgrade rosewood 3" King pieces! Display>Informative , contrast & brightness control & ergonomically designed to be close to the player. As my other computers display were either not Illuminated or located in the top right corner or too small. Field of vision is important to my "senior vision!" 🤓 Control buttons>>Positive feedback when pushed, size & placement on point! Program/engine>>Can handle beginner, intermediate or advanced level question!! I'm a rusty, dusty tournament player from the 1970's; sloppy openings, positional type middle game & struggling end game opponent....and have one draw in 3 weeks of daily play!!!! I have not used my Chess volt battery yet, but sure it will be a blessing this winter if a power blackout occurs! And portability to a park, coffee house or library where power outlet is absent.
In closing, team Millennium has meet my chess needs for the 21st century! Thank you Chess House for your help & serving the chess community!!

Walter Novak
King Performance M830 fantastic and great Customer service from Chess House

Chess House is the best place to buy any chess stuff. Their staff are all fantastic and they have best customer service . They have the best pricing, best product lines and delivery is really fast. I live in Canada and got my King Performance M830 electronic chess set within 3 days! The Millennium M830 is a fantastic electronic chess set. You can set variable levels that can challenge you as your playing style evolves. High quality product at a great price. Also got the Chess Volt which makes the unit portable, highly recommend you get this as well. Thanks to all of the guys at Chess House.

Ira Ginsberg
Great Product!

I've received the King Performance M830. It came within the promised time and in good working order. I've also ordered the Chess Volt add-on. I used the set to play out strategy from a book (as a regular chessboard) and turn on the set to play at whatever level I can successfully win (LOL). When I learn how to play better chess, I will be happy to advance the levels. Thank you for the hours of fun (and avoiding arguing with the wife)! Ira G

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