Urban Decay Chessboard is a moderately warm-toned, light-medium brown with a matte finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
Chessboard is a muted, medium-dark brown with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation, and the consistency was soft, finely-milled, and blendable on bare skin. The color lasted well for eight hours. Laura Mercier Dune (LE, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Bengali (P, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Faith (PiP, $19.00)(95% similar). MAC Clove (LE, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Beware (DC, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Sexpert (PiP, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Sandstone (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Viseart Nue (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Fix (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Feel #3 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Toffee (Dark Matte #1) (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Fawn (P, $12.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Stila Warm Honey (LE, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Café au Lait (PiP, $23.00) is lighter (90% similar). Inglot J323 Walnut (LE, $10.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Becca Cognac (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Latte (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Lockout (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Hot Chocolate (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Zone (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Urban Decay’s groundbreaking new eye shadow formula. This reformulation of Urban Decay’s eye shadow features even softer, amazingly velvety texture; richer, more dense and decadent color; smoother, more uniform pigment distribution and blendability; and longer-lasting, more crease-free wear. The new line of shadows features a completely revamped assortment of shades, new textures, and a totally redesigned token compact. The secret to the new formula is Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietory blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the formula resulting in insane color payout, color that stays on your lids, and sparkle that doesn’t fall. The amazing technology works for every shade and finish. Every Urban Decay shade is silky, blendable, and stays put.