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.


 

Aug
19

DGT Echo

DGT Echo is a speaking chess clock. At the touch of a button it informs players of their own remaining time or their opponent's remaining time.

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Dec
11

DGT Travel Timer

The DGT Travel Timer has move timer, game timer options and includes bonus and delay settings, with a random Chess960 generator.

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Sep
25

DGT1006 Backgammon Timer

DGT1006 BackgammonA new DGT timer has been introduced: the DGT1006 Backgammon Timer. It is a timer that brings extra excitement to any game played between two players. The special feature of this timer is the delay option! During the delay time your clock waits before starting to count down. 

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Sep
18

DGT3000 Limited Edition

 

DGT3000 Limited EditionA special DGT3000 Limited Edition is released to celebrate DGT 25th year anniversary. The Limited Edition has the same options as the popular DGT3000 but is designed in a wooden look.

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Oct
02

DGT1005 - Byo-yomi timer

DGT1005 Byo-yomi timerThe high quality DGT1005 Byo-yomi timer is a clock programmed with Japanese Byo-yomi timing options and especially designed for the ancient games Shogi and Go.

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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 - DISCONTINUED

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

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

DGT Pocket Timer - DISCONTINUED

DGT 960 Black RedThe DGT Pocket Timer 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 unique 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 - DISCONTINUED

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 - DISCONTINUED

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 - DISCONTINUED

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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Jun
30

DGT XL - FIDE Approved - DISCONTINUED

DGT XL Red

The DGT XL, introduced in 2003, is in full accordance with FIDE rules and regulations and is used in many top level tournaments as it connects to the DGT electronic chess board, used for live internet broadcasting of chess games.

DGT stopped producing the DGT XL in 2014 when it was replaced by the DGT3000.

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Featured Products

  • DGT Echo: the chess clock that speaks!

    DGT proudly presents DGT Echo, a speaking chess clock for blind and visually impaired players. It is available from September 2020.

  • New! DGT Centaur Travel Bag

    To take the DGT Centaur wherever you go, we made a special tailored travel bag.

  • Limited Edition Leather Bluetooth e-Board

    DGT celebrated its 25th anniversary with a very special version of the wireless e-Board. Only 50 boards were made!

  • DGT1006 Backgammon Timer

    The new DGT1006 Backgammon Timer has a special feature: the delay option!

  • DGT3000 Limited Edition

    A special DGT3000 Limited Edition is released to celebrate DGT 25th year anniversary.

  • DGT1005 - Byo-yomi timer

    New high quality timer with Japanese Byo-yomi timing options especially designed for the ancient games of Shogi and Go.

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