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What's a DGT USB e-Board?

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The beautiful wooden DGT USB e-Board simply connects to the USB port on your computer 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.

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.

A new dimension to chess fun

The USB 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. USB e-Boards are available in three types of wood: Walnut, Rosewood or Wengé. Choose any of the available electronic DGT chess pieces sets to play.

The USB e-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. Specifications, colours and contents may vary from illustrations.