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Antique Chess Clock

In the year 1834, the famous chess match between Louis La Bourdonnais and Alexander McDonnell, playing time is not at all the issue when playing. The three-fourth of the entire game was spent in dwelling movements and pondering and strategizing to win the game, it is according to George Walker, it lasted long, long hours however the exact duration of the movement is not recorded at all. A fifty-five minutes for one move was recorded by Walker to La Bourdonnais, however McDonnell have a record of being the “incomparably the slower player”. A match between Howard Staunton and Pierre St. Amant in the year 1943 was labeled as a test of physical endurance rather than a real chess game match. The game took 66 moves and 14 ½ hours recorded on their 21sr match, their game lasted an average of nine hours to know who’s the real winner between these two person. Their average nine hours game is as much as two hours and 20 minutes was spent by the individual player over a single move of the chess pieces at the London tournament. So in the year 1843, a game between Bourdonnais-McDonnell becomes a turning point for the people to wonder and start discussing about: would every player take long minutes or even hours and took that much time in each move? So they realized in the year 1851 that the average time of Staunton–Saint-Amant match game and every move of the pieces when the practice of recording the game begun on every chess match.

A French player Alexandre Deschapelles severely criticized both players Staunton–Saint-Amant and suggested a maximum time limit in the event of their return and comeback match. Right after the World Tournament in the year 1851 held on London, several criticisms was received by the slowness of the player, however an anonymous man named A. Cantab wrote a letter “Let each player have a three-hour sandglass at his elbow and a friend on either side to turn it. While the player is thinking, the sand must be allowed to run; while his opponent is thinking, his glass will be laid horizontally on the table and the running suspended”. This was written in the year 1852 and immediately the news spread from Howard Staunton to other prominent chess player during that time. This proposal includes the judging cycle of the entire moves of the game and not just one move.

Wooden Chess Clock

Wooden Chess Clock
Wooden Chess Clock
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Wooden Chess Clock
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this is all we need and want when playing chess. awesome.

Very Rare wooden chess clock ICh on the 50s; the clock is serviced by a master and works perfectly. This will be an excellent gift for a chess connoisseur and for decorating decor with an excellent vintage Soviet era clock. This chess clock is made in the USSR. Export variant. Material used fro this chess set are wood, metal, and brass.

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Dimensions: 28.5 cm by 18.5 cm Weight: 1.5 kg Item: Made with high quality materials that can last up to how many years.

Old Wooden Chess Clock

Old Wooden Chess Clock
9.5/10

Old wooden soviet chess timer from the year 1950-60s made chess clock vintage. The vertical position of the switch allows the clock to go; the horizontal position blocks the movement. Always put it vertical before using.

Chess board measure about 16-inch game; it is inspired by a Coliseum in the midst of a spear-strewn arena.

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Size is 28.5x18.5 cm. Weight is 1.5 kg.

Item: Made with high quality materials that can last up to how many years.

Analog Chess Clock

Analog Chess Clock
Analog Chess Clock

This chess clock has two timers that built into one unit-one to accommodate each player during the game. These two clocks never run simultaneously, however it keep track of each players total used time after the game to determine their consumed time during the play. Both chess players will be given set of number of minutes to complete the entire game, the clock will separate the tracking and keeps the game moving at the desires pace of each chess player. It has a large screen design for each player to read cautiously and easy to read, this is made from real wood resulting to have an amazing looks. This chess clock is simple to use and will not occupy much space as it only measures for about 15×5.5x9cm. No need to use battery for this chess clock.

Analog Chess Clock
7/10
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Item: Highly durable that can last for years, no need for batteries.

Wrapping It Up

In the year 1834, the famous chess match between Louis La Bourdonnais and Alexander McDonnell, playing time is not at all the issue when playing. The three-fourth of the entire game was spent in dwelling movements and pondering and strategizing to win the game, it is according to George Walker, it lasted long, long hours however the exact duration of the movement is not recorded at all. A fifty-five minutes for one move was recorded by Walker to La Bourdonnais, however McDonnell have a record of being the “incomparably the slower player”. A match between Howard Staunton and Pierre St. Amant in the year 1943 was labeled as a test of physical endurance rather than a real chess game match. The game took 66 moves and 14 ½ hours recorded on their 21sr match, their game lasted an average of nine hours to know who’s the real winner between these two person. Their average nine hours game is as much as two hours and 20 minutes was spent by the individual player over a single move of the chess pieces at the London tournament. So in the year 1843, a game between Bourdonnais-McDonnell becomes a turning point for the people to wonder and start discussing about: would every player take long minutes or even hours and took that much time in each move? So they realized in the year 1851 that the average time of Staunton–Saint-Amant match game and every move of the pieces when the practice of recording the game begun on every chess match.

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