dgt smart board - tournament use (1 player or more)

  • R 7,535.00
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The DGT Smart Board makes the classic DGT board more affordable to a wider audience by replacing the classic wood design with a high quality plastic model.

Smart Boards can be used in many different ways for home, club, or tournament.

  1. Online Play - Play with opponents from around the world using Smart Board as your interface for move input on Playchess.com. Moves can be shown on a DGT3000 chess clock that connects to the Smart Board.
  2. Record Games - Use the board to record your games for review and analysis at a later time
  3. Computer Play and Training - Smart Board works with the best chess playing software programs on your PC or laptop (not Mac unless using emulation software for Windows).
  4. Chess Computer Opponent - Turn your Smart Board into a computer play machine by adding DGT Pi accessory. Automatically store the games played for publication or analysis purposes. For example, copy them to a database in Fritz by ChessBase.
  5. Tournament Setup - the board is full compatible with existing wooden DGT e-Boards in a tournament environment
  6. Live Internet Broadcasting - with new, free LiveChess Software that includes a free Cloud Service to broadcast your games you can share a tournament live via your website.

The innovative design has a wood print finish and a smaller footprint with a modern look. It's lightweight and thinner than the wood boards, making it easy to store and transport. The new board also scans faster and has improved energy efficiency. It is compatible with all current DGT pieces in both wood and plastic.

The board measures 52cm with tournament square size 55mm.

Cable Connections Accessory Kits

Cable connections are available separately for a variety of uses, so be sure to order the cable accessories that match your intended use of the Smart Board.

  • A USB cable and free DVD are included. The DVD contains drivers, DGT LiveChess software, ChessBase Fritz 14 chess play software and includes 100 days of PlayChess.com Premium.
  • For tournament use, an additional cable package must be used.
  • Clock / DGT Pi sold separately.

Tournament use

Connection Material for 1st Smart Board in a Tournament set-up 

DGT Smart Boards are fully compatible for use together with existing wooden DGT e-Boards in a tournament set-up.

The connection materials for Smart Board are different than those for wooden e-Boards.

The connection set that is required to connect the first Smart Boards for tournament set-up contains 

  • a serial-to-USB converter
  • a PC-to-bus cable
  • a power supply (suitable for 12 boards)
  • 4 connection boxes
  • 20 meter patch cable
  • 5 meter patch cable
  • Board-to-bus cable USB-C
  • Board to clock cable

Connection Material for Additional Smart Boards in Tournament set-up (maximum of 12 boards):

To connect each of the next Smart Boards a connection set is required that consists of;

  • Board-to-bus cable USB-C
  • Board to clock cable
  • 5 meter patch cable
  • a connection box

Optional extra:

The DGT 3000 is DGT's most advanced chess clock. It has many great new features, including its ability to connect to all DGT e-boards, 25 pre-set timing systems, 5 slots for customised settings and its larger display shows seconds from the start. It also has all the delay methods so you can choose the one you like - Fischer, US delay and Bronstein.

The clock comes with a two-year guarantee. Batteries included.

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