DGT e-Boards used to set new world record

DGT provided electronic chessboards at the official Guinness World Record attempt to break the world record for the longest chess marathon.The DGT e-Boards were used to register and broadcast the games live via the internet.

At 12 noon on Monday May 13th 2013 UK students Matthew Carr and Fraser Greenroyd started playing chess to try and beat the record of 40 hours and 20 minutes set  by two German players who played a total of 355 games in 2010. Matthew and Fraser set a new world record of 44 hours and 2 minutes of non-stop chess!

 

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