What is the purpose of a chess clock?
- To track the time used by each player to make their moves during a chess game
- To make sure that the players do not delay a game
- To set a specific time limit (duration) to a chess game, eg. 30:30 (each player has 30 minutes to make his or her moves), 60:60 (each player has 60 minutes to make his or her moves)
The following digital clocks are popular amongst chess players and used at various chess tournaments on district, regional, provincial and national levels.
- DGT2010 chess clock.
The DGT2010 is in full accordance with the rules and regulations of the world chess federation, FIDE.
This clock is a tournament favourite!
It has many functions such as a permanent memory for manual settings and larger displays that can display more information.
The Delay options are according to the Bronstein method.
Question: What does the Bronstein method mean?
- It means that the delay time for the next turn is added on the clock’s display after a player ends his or her current turn.
The DGT2010 uses two batteries.
- DGT1002 chess clock
The DGT1002 is an affordable chess clock and simple and easy to operate.
It has a bonus function – with each move time is added to the total time.
This clock is especially for school and home use, as well as for tournaments.