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Quality Wooden Mechanical Chess & Game Timer


List Price: $49.95
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  • Attractive and Durable Wooden Casing
  • Two large easy-to-read faces
  • Large red flags
  • A true mechanical clock that requires no batteries
  • Ideal for use at US Chess Federation and FIDE Rated Tournaments
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Product Description

A simple to use mechanical clock, just wind-up the movement, set the hands, and you are ready to go! It features an attractive wooden casing, movement that is is relatively quiet and is designed for easy transport. This regulation clock is a must for serious tournament players or casual players who want to put a time limit on their games.

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B0009NL3UY
  • Average Customer Review: 2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #252,616 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Customer Reviews

No instructions on how it works, no contact information, no nothing.
John C. Cino
This is NOT a chess timer, it has no second hand, and no indicator of when time runs out.
R. Palmieri
As I would like to return this item there is no information to help me do this.
abbagato

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By abbagato on August 7, 2008
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As an experienced player I must say this clock is not quite what I expected. The clock does have a cheaply made feel to it, which I could deal with, however it does not keep accurate time. If one was to set the time limit for a five minute game it actually takes 7 minutes. The clock is not easy to stop as better made clocks, as it continues ticking if you turn it vertical(to insure hand is set correctly). Many beginners would and should expect an instruction booklet which there is none. As I would like to return this item there is no information to help me do this.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By R. Palmieri on April 1, 2011
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This is NOT a chess timer, it has no second hand, and no indicator of when time runs out. I don't know what this is for, but do NOT buy it.
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14 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Ana Margarita on March 8, 2006
The item came with no instruction booklet and it really needs one. Maybe the seller wants to avoid this by saying that it is very simply to operate, but I disagree. Perhaps you cannot believe this, but since I received it I have been unable to stop it so I have the "tic tac" sound all the time (it does not have a mechanism to stop it, you just have to use your immagination and your fingers to press the buttons in such a way that they are even, but if you move it you have to start again). Besides I am not so sure about the versatility of the item and a booklet would help (you need to know really how it works). But forget what I say if you are very familiar with this kind of stuff, but if you are not, just keep this in mind.

In the other hand, this item is expensive after all; and the shipping and handling fee is also very expensive.

Good things? Well, I received emails all the time by the seller traking my package; and I have to say that the wooden case looks pretty. But I was dissapointed however.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Norberto Martel Gutierrez on October 19, 2008
Well, i am profesional chess player in my country and my Chess federation buy a order of this clock. But two years later the federation buy a new order of digital clock.
I bought a excalibur digital clock, is cheaper and easy to set, but if you are a romantic chess player buy this clock.

This is a nice clock, and will going for a long time, but i recomend digital chess clock, the only mechanical clock i have, was maden by Union Soviet.
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The "wooden" aspect of this is deceiving. The backing is plastic and the unit itself is very light. It suits its purpose though and is nice to have for playing some casual speed chess games.
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By Kevin Wrest on July 27, 2011
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Not a bad value for $20, but a terrible clear coat finish. I would recommend spending a bit more for higher quality.
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