Millennium Chess Computer - The King Competition   Free Shipping  

Product Code: MIL831

  • $379.00 USD

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$379.00 USD

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Product Details

The modern design King COMPETITION is a perfect chess computer for playing at home. It's built with the legendary "King" program by Johan de Koning.

It's ideal for all ages and levels!

Comfortable size 17.2" square board lights up to display each move that you play on a smooth pressure sensor technology.

Play either classic chess or the popular Chess960 variant according to the official FIDE rules.

Four adaptive game levels adjust to your abilities! On the entry level, even novices have fun playing the computer when it is easy to defeat. ELO levels give an estimate of your own rating.

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

The menu system can be set to comfort (easy) or expert mode to find your way around the extensive feature set.

The brightness of LED move display lights can be adjusted perfectly to your needs.

We've also reviewed the King Performance in this blog post.



Play Chess Online with Optional ChessLink Add-on Module

Using the ChessLink and free apps, you can play online on LiChess and Play directly on the board against millions of people around the world! Your opponents moves are displayed with the LEDs on the board. Enjoy real gaming experience and concentration while playing online like never before. For professional tournaments, you can use the platform. 

Playing strength

For early beginners up to > 2500 ELO (according to SSDF)

Chess pieces included

Yes, chess pieces with felt and weights

Additional Pieces

2 additional queens included

Magnetic Pieces


Pieces Compartment

bag for the storage of the game pieces included

Measurements of chess board

12.6 x 12.6 inches

Size per square

1.57 x 1.57 inches (4cm)

King's height

2.83 inches (7.18 cm)



Chess board technology

Pressure Sensor Board, Millennium HighSensity Technology

Illuminated display

Yes, multi-stage dimmable, can be switched off, 2.13 x 1.06 inches


ARM Cortex M7, 300 MHz Processor

CPU clock speed

adjustable from 10 - 300 MHz


384 KB

Connection to ChessLink

Standard Mini-Din cable, 4-pin, cable included




The King, 2020 2.61/1.40 


Johan de Koning

Current software


Units languages

7 (DE / GB / FR / NL / ES / IT / RU)

Menu system

Text-based / Graphical, all device languages

Able to upgrade

Yes, via USB


Play online

Necessary accessories

ChessLink Modul M822

Required App

ChessLink App for Lichess; Android App

Compatible mobile devices

Android devices from Android 6.0 with Bluetooth BLE; iOS devices; Tornelo via Windows PC

Supported servers,,


Power Supply

Batteries required


Power Supply

100 - 240V 50/60 Hz Input - 9V 1A Output

Power supply included

Yes, with interchangeable heads for EU / UK / US / AUS


Measurements & Weights

Measurements of product

17.2 x 17.2 x 1.1 inches

Lenght of ChessLink cable

39.37 inches

Product weight

2.62 KG

Measurement of gift box

17.7 x 19.7 x 2.9 cm


Model number & age recommendation

Model Number


Age recommended by manufacturer

6 Years & Up



Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Change earlier Review to 5 Star

I wrote the Review about a Castling issue/ which has been quickly resolved by Paul at CH by personal phone call. I was just making a small manipulation error with the King and the Rook. All OK now- no problems with the King Competition. Change earlier 3 star rating to 5 star. Thx again, Paul. Hope to do business with CH again soon.

Castling question

The Board isn't letting me Castle. Have tried to follow the Instructions. Just getting the 3 beeps / or disallow. I must be doing something wrong. Maybe someone can clear it up for me. I am a genuine purchaser of the King Competition. Older guy- we are mainly the ones who have these "problems." (-:

Gregory Arrand
The King Competition

I love this one. I have a collection of chess-playing devices. This one is definitely one of my favourites.
It plays a very challenging and resourceful game. It’s levels are well suited for every skill level.
A great learning and training tool for any chess toolbox. “ChessHouse” is the best place to acquire all of your chess related items. They have now become my go-to source for all of my chess needs. Their customer service is outstanding.
Greg A.
A completely satisfied customer.

Randolph Giedrycz
Highly configurable and versatile chess computer

This is a very nice chess computer. There are lots of options and the system can be configured for many levels of play. It has a solid weight to it and the size is perfect, neither too large or small. It is not auto-sensing, you do have to press the pieces down to register the moves to the computer, but it becomes second nature very quickly.

Ronald Lyons
Help Needed

The set is beautiful but I need step by step instructions on how to operate and play chess on the set.
I have the instructions that come with the set but I need more step by step details. This would be easy for younger people but difficult for us older people without very detailed step by step instructions. Thank you for any consideration and help you may wish to provide.

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