Is a DGT board worth it?
From the craftsmanship of the beautiful wooden chess pieces to the powerful chess computer software options, DGT chess boards are well worth the investment. It’s also worth taking the time to assess your electronic chess set needs, so you can get the most out of your DGT chess set!
What does DGT stand for in chess?
You are here: Home / Products / Electronic Boards > Electronic DGT chess boards are accurate and fast chess move input devices. The boards register all moves and record the games. They are used for live game transmission, training, online play, computer play and game analysis.
Where are DGT chess boards made?
Currently such chess boards are created by DGT Projects, a company based in the Netherlands that has the state of the art technology in manufacturing these chess sets. However the cost of the board is quite high – close to Rs. 35,000.
Are chess boards worth money?
There is good reason to want to find out – chess sets vary in value from worthless to tens of thousands of dollars in some rare instances. It is important to realize they are as much an art form as an sculpture or painting, so some of them, by the right manufacturers, can hold a great deal of value.
What chess boards do professionals use?
The 3 most common type of chess sets that pros use are: 1. Wooden Chess Sets– A wooden chess set will typically be made from maple or walnut wood. These are the most expensive sets and provide an authentic feel for playing in tournaments such as Wimbledon, but they may not stand up to hard use.
What is the best computer chess game?
The Best Electronic Chess Boards:
- The DGT Revelation II Electronic Chess Board & Computer (3,897$)
- The DGT Electronic Chessboard USB / Bluetooth (849$ – 999$)
- Millennium Electronic Chess set – Chess Genius Exclusive (679$)
- DGT Smart Board (260$ – 495$)
- DGT Centaur Chess Computer (399$)
Are old chess sets worth money?
What can a DGT chess board be used for?
DGT chess e-Boards are accurate and fast chess move input devices for your computer. The boards are used to register and record games and with that you will be able to stream live games, play with opponents and analyse your games. This is a great tool for chess players to learn and improve in the game.
What kind of chess pieces can you use on a smart board?
Electronic Plastic Chess Pieces are designed as an affordable alternative for use on the DGT Smart Boards. Made from high quality plastic, the set is practically unbreakable and weighted to create that extra robust feel and enhance the experience of playing chess.
What kind of chess pieces do I Need?
Of course all DGT chess pieces sets are supplied with four queens, two for each colour. The DGT Timeless pieces are the classical Staunton model in its most simple form. Most top level players prefer this basic design. This set is very often used in combination with the Walnut e-Board or Smart Board.
Is the revelation chess board compatible with electronic chess pieces?
The pieces are compatible with all existing electronic DGT boards, Smart Boards and the Revelation Chess Computer. All sets are available in a regular version as well as an extra weighted version.