Digital Clocks

Time forms an integral and exciting part of every sport, especially in mind sports and games such as Chess, Go, Draughts (Checkers), Shogi, Stratego, Othello and Scrabble™. The difference in skill and playing strength between players is not only determined by the potential performance level and decisions each individual player takes, but also by the time a player needs to reach this level and to make the decisions. The more a sport is seen as a measure of performance, the more important it is to limit the time a player needs to make a move.

This must be done in a way which is most appropriate for the game and the sport concerned. DGT clocks offer many different methods for the timing of a game. While several methods are well-known, others may be less familiar. Some of these methods have been in use for a long time; others are the result of the possibilities offered by modern electronics. Each timing method has its own charm and each has a different influence on the manner in which a sport is experienced.

In chess the traditional “blitz” game of 5 minutes per person is different from 3 minutes using “Delay” or “Bonus” when every move attracts an extra couple of seconds of thinking time, although the total thinking time for a game may not be much different.

We recommend players experiment with the various methods our game timers offer. It will definitely add an extra dimension to your favorite sport or game.


 

Oct
02

DGT1005 - Byo-yomi timer

DGT1005 Byo-yomi timerThe high quality DGT1005 Byo-yomi timer is a clock specifically designed for the two player board games Go (or Wéiqí, Baduk or I-Go as it is often called) and Shogi and is programmed with Japanese Byo-yomi timing options. The DGT1005 Byo-yomi timer is available from December 2017.

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Sep
29

DGT1002 - Bonus Timer

The DGT1002 is the simplest chess clock with bonus options available anywhere. It is extremely easy to set and use. Simply press + or - to set the time and the game can begin! Easy to understand and fun to use!

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Aug
18

DGT1001 - Perfect Simplicity in Game Timing

The DGT1001 is a universal game timer suitable for school, club or home use. It has a crystal clear display, is extremely easy to use and very affordable.

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Oct
03

DGT3000 - FIDE Approved

DGT 3000The DGT3000 was launched in October 2014 and is DGT's most advanced chess clock. It has many great new features and in addition connects with all DGT e-Boards. Simply the best and in full accordance with FIDE rules and regulations.

The DGT3000 replaces the DGT XL and has many new features.

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Apr
27

DGT2010 - The Official FIDE Chess Clock

DGT2010, the official chess clock of the World Chess Federation FIDE.

The DGT2010 was introduced in 2007 and received the status of "Official FIDE Chess Clock" in June 2008 after tests by four top-level arbiters concluded that the clock is in full accordance with all FIDE rules and regulations.

The DGT2010 is suitable for use with many games and it has Japanese and Canadian Byo-yomi settings for the game Go or Baduk.

Some features of the DGT2010 were changed in November 2010 to comply with popular timing systems.

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May
28

DGT Easy Judit Polgar

10708 DGT Easy Judit Polgar This sparkling fresh DGT Easy clock was designed in cooperation with Judit Polgar, the Greatest Woman Chess Player of All Time. It has a modern and attractive colour design and the cheerful Polgar chess figures are printed on the back. The updated version released in 2014 has a larger display, larger buttons, improved lever, additional "move timer plus save" option and batteries included.

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Apr
24

DGT Easy Plus

DGT Easy PlusThe DGT Easy Plus is a high quality game timer with modern features combining absolute simplicity with a sturdy and elegant design.

It is practically unbreakable and ideal for children, schools, chess clubs and home use.

Includes Bonus per move and Delay per move option.

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Apr
23

DGT Easy

DGT Easy

The DGT Easy is the first digital game timer for everyone and for every game. It combines high quality with absolute simplicity.

Easy clocks are practically unbreakable and very suitable for children, schools, chess clubs and home use. They are available in different colour versions Crimson Cruz, Black Beyond or the customized Easy Judit Polgar.

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Mar
29

DGT960 Pocket Timer

DGT 960 Black RedThe DGT960 in black and red is available from April 2013. The updated model replaces the original white/orange version. It has move timer, game timer options and includes bonus and delay settings.

This handy foldable pocket timer is the first chess clock with a random Chess960 generator. Simply press the 960 button and a randomly chosen Chess960 starting position will be shown on the display. Next to classical chess, Chess960 is the only other form of chess that is officially recognized by the International Chess Federation FIDE.

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Jan
09

DGT2010 Limited Edition

LIMITED EDITION WITH BOXA special DGT2010 Limited Edition is released in January 2013 to celebrate DGT’s 20 year anniversary. It was produced in 2013 only and is no longer available.

The Limited Edition has the same options as the popular DGT2010 but is designed in a celebratory red colour.

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Aug
08

DGT North American

DGT North American

The DGT North American was developed in cooperation with the United States Chess Federation for the US market, but later also released on to the global market.

The Delay option was made to suit US custom and is different from FIDE clocks.

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Mar
18

DGT Pyramid 4-Player Game Timer

DGT Pyramid

The DGT Pyramid is a colourful multi-player game timer with four separate clocks – one on each side

It is suitable for any table top game or board game with up to four players. Whether it is a competitive game at the club or a friendly game at home, the DGT Pyramid adds fun, fairness and excitement.

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Feb
01

DGT Cube 6-Player Game Timer

The DGT Cube is a six sided game timer suitable for any table top game or board game with up to six players. Each player has its own clock to keep track of his or her time. There are five different timing options such as counting down the allotted time per game or counting down the time per move.

Individual timing: with the DGT Cube it is possible to give each player a different amount of time. For example when playing with children they can be given more time per move (or per game) than the adult players.

Whether it is a competitive game at the club or a friendly game at home, the DGT Cube adds fun, fairness and excitement to any game.

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Featured Products

  • DGT Pocket Timer

    The travel timer with surprisingly many options!

  • DGT Pi Chess Computer

    DGT Pi is a chess computer that turns your DGT e-Board into your strongest sparring partner.

  • DGT1002 Bonus Timer

    DGT1002 is the simplest chess clock with bonus options available anywhere. Simply press + or - to set the times and the game can begin! Easy to understand and fun to use!

  • NEW Carrying Bags

    Newly designed DGT Carrying Bags to store board, pieces, digital clock and acccessories.

  • DGT1001

    The DGT1001 is a universal game timer suitable for school, club or home use. Perfect simplicity in game timing!

  • DGT Designed Plastic Chess Pieces

    These high quality plastic chess pieces are weighted and underneath finished with felt.

  • Retro Software for Revelation II

    The unique Retro Software allows Revelation II users to play against nostalgic chess computers from the past.

Latest publications

  • DGT1002 review in Peon de Rey

    Read the DGT1002 review  placed in the 130th edition of the Spanish chess magazine Peon de Rey.

  • LiveChess beta available now!

    DGT LiveChess software for tournament broadcasting and management is completely new and greatly improved! It offers many new features for tournaments and home use. 

  • DGT Catalog 2017

    Have you seen the DGT product catalog 2017? It highlights our most recent innovations in game timers and clocks, chess e-Boards and e-Pieces, chess starter boxes and more.

  • DGT timers for Go / Baduk

    DGT clocks are used for chess, draughts and many other games. But did you know that DGT clocks are also programmed for Go?

  • New Chess Starter Box

    A great new Chess Starter Box is available that includes board, pieces and clock.

  • The Official FIDE Chess Set

    DGT is proud to add the Official FIDE Chess Set to its range of electronic chess pieces suitable for all DGT e-Boards and Revelation II.

  • DGT1001 receives Award!

    The DGT1001 received the Seal of Approval and Editor's Choice Awards from the Family Review Center.

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