Chess clocks consist of two adjacent clocks and buttons to stop one clock while starting the other, such that the two component clocks never run simultaneously. Game clocks are used in two-player games where the players move in turn. The purpose is to keep track of the total time each player takes for his or her own moves, and ensure that neither player overly delays the game. Often in chess tournaments, the player of the black pieces can make the decision as to what side of the chess board he or she would like the clock to be placed. But their use has since beenRead More →

Chess boards to match every chess set – and fit every budget. From vinyl roll-up boards to folding boards to top quality wood boards of the finest hardwoods, this category has it all. Note that when matching boards to chess sets and chess pieces, the base size of the King needs to fit it correctly on the square size. Of couse, nearly every set found there will recommend a square size for a matching board. But a good formula is to measure the base of the King and then add 1/2 inch for the best board square size to match your chess pieces. For tournamentRead More →