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This innovative wireless DGT e-Board connects to the computer via Bluetooth, bringing you the best of two worlds: the classical game of chess on a traditional wooden board merged with 21st century computer and internet technology.


Use the board to play online at internet chess sites, to play against chess engines or simply to record the moves of your game. You can retrieve the moves later in PGN format for analysis or publication. Or broadcast your game live via the internet using the free DGT LiveChess software. The Bluetooth e-Board has an internal battery allowing you to use the board anywhere.

Use the board for chess training and analysis of games or positions. The ingenious e-Boards with individual piece recognition act as a unique chess move input device. Simply set up any position on the board and your computer will instantly recognize the individual pieces and their positions. No hassle to input a position into the computer and great ease of use. Or add the DGT Pi chess computer to turn your DGT board into a great sparring partner.

Materials and design

The e-Board is a beautiful chess-PC interface and typical DGT product: innovative and designed for the true chess lover. It adds a new dimension to your chess fun. High quality and value for money. Bluetooth e-Boards are available in Walnut or Rosewood. In addition a small number of leather covered limited edition Bluetooth boards were made. The Rosewood version has indices around the edge of the board the Walnut board does not have indices. Choose any of the available electronic DGT chess pieces sets to play.

Additional supplies

The boards are supplied in a sturdy and practical gift box and come with the famous chess playing program Fritz and 100 days free Premium access to PlayChess.com. Included in the gift box is 1) USB cable 2) Two extra queens 3) Clock Cable 4) Fritz CD 5) DGT e-Board software CD 6) with Bluetooth only: AC/USB Adapter with US, UK and Universal Plug. Specifications, colours and contents may vary from illustrations.