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 offers 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.
  • ADD VARIETY with unique Chess 960 Variant. 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.
  • HUMAN LIKE Play in a way that feels like you are challenging a friend! 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/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.
    ONLY PLAY READY with optional ChessLink add-on 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!



New features in latest update version 2.61/1.40

With the free update, King Performance becomes even more versatile: now offering 4 adaptive game levels that correspond to your abilities. On the entry level "Play & Win" even newcomers to chess have fun playing with the computer, here it is easy to defeat. In addition, there are the new ELO levels, where you get an approximate estimation of your own rating. From now on the computer allows you to save up to 9 games. Also it is now able to give up the game or offer a draw. The new division of the menu system into a comfort mode and an expert mode is helpful to find your way easily through the extensive functional equipment. A further feature: the brightness of the LEDs can now be set to your liking.

Play Online with Optional Add-on ChessLink Module. 

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


  • 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 74 reviews
Wow. Much more than it shows on the website.

WOW. Just downloaded all the instruction manuals and can’t believe all the functions this is capable of performing. Many more than the description on the Website.

Have been using the Fidelity “7” Chess Challenger I got around 1981 because I have no people I know that want to play chess , and still love it. This just will even be much more fun and challenging.

Thank you for the mail and the great prices. If ever I need something else chess related your store will be the first and probably the only place I will go.


I couldn't be more pleased. High quality materials, intuitive displays, and it thinks and moves quickly.

Anthony Beltran
Excellent experience

My purchase of the Millennium The King Performance, ChessVolt power pack, and ChessLink was an excellent experience. First, Josh was very helpful on the phone, patiently answering my questions.

Chess House also recommended the 18" carry bag for the Millennium The King Performance, and it is a very good fit. The board fits nicely in the bag and the front pouches hold the black pieces, the white pieces, and the power supply respectively. The instruction manual could fit somewhere in there also, but really there is little need for the manual since this chess computer is very easy to use.

They notified me via email with tracking number when it shipped, and the package arrived a day earlier than expected. The packaging was done very well with lots of protection and everything in perfect working order. I highly recommend these folks and wouldn't hesitate to purchase from them again.

Clarice Holmes
Sometimes suggests moves that are not right

Sometimes the computer suggests moves that are not right. for example - Bishop suggestion was a movement like a Knight. I may return.. Not sure yet

Angelito Ocampo
Chess board very nice, pieces not that good, but otherwise fantastic chess computer.

The system isn't perfect, sometimes the moves don't register correctly, the computer thinks a piece in different spot to move on. You have to move the pieces accurately follow instructions otherwise system will screw up in different square spot. Chess board very nice perfect size I am looking, pieces not good they fall easy (too light), I have to use different chess pieces, but otherwise it's a fantastic chess computer.

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