This plug & play DGT electronic chess board brings you the best of two worlds. The classical game of chess has finally merged with 21st century computer and internet technology. The DGT electronic chess board is actually an accurate and fast chess move input device for your computer.
The beautiful classic wood DGT e-board easily connects to the USB port on your PC. Play with genuine wood against your favorite chess program or an internet opponent. Ideal for tournament presentation; Let the computer analyze games while playing a human opponent; With the DGT e-board you can play online at internet chess sites like PlayChess, Chess 21, Chess Cube and ICC. You can even broadcast chess games over the Internet. The ingenious e-board acts as input device for all major playing programs.
Now you can have a real chess board combined with a fast and accurate chess move input device for your computer. Play with genuine wood against your favorite chess program or an internet opponent, and even broadcast chess games over the Internet. Ideal for tournament presentation. Or let the computer analyze games while playing a human opponent, and automatically store games in the memory of the board while you play, then retrieve the games as PGN later.
DGT Board with DGT XL Clock (Clock not included)
Selection of chess pieces is very personalized: DGT has selected fine handmade sets to choose from, for use on the electronic board. The classical Staunton model in its most common form has been used at several world championships. All sets come with two Queens for each color.
Beautifully-inlaid wood board with official FIDE tournament-size squares (5.5 x 5.5 cm); the board is only 1.8 cm thick, the same as a normal chessboard. You get your choice of Staunton wooden chess pieces with a King height of 95mm (3.75"), and the board connects to a DGT XL Beige Clock (not included).
Modern, reliable, sensor technology recognizes each piece accurately and fast; each piece is identified by color and type, which gives you extra reliabilty in fast blitz games and makes setting up chess positions very easy. Includes Internal memory (for 500 moves), and simply connects to the USBport of your PC. Supported by many chess programs on different platforms. Driver CD included for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP.
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