Time is the most precious resource when it comes to accomplishing any task. The game of chess is no different.

Be it Classical, Blitz, or Bullets, a chess clock is an integral part of on-the-board gameplay. Or else it can become a never-ending game if your opponent is in a losing position and reluctant to move.

Also if you are in a bad position, time management and playing on the clock can save or even win you a game. All it requires is a skill and better time management on the clock.

Be it a practice game or a tournament game, a chess clock is an essential part of the game-play.

In this blog, we will recommend some good chess clocks available in different price ranges.

Top 10 Best Chess Clocks – At a Glance

1. DGT 3000 Limited Edition Digital Chess Clock

The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 190 ratings.

About:

DGT 3000 is among the best chess clocks available for sale online. Because of the wooden shape, it will go well with a wooden chess set. Currently, this product is available in limited edition and can go out of stock anytime. It’s a FIDE-approved chess clock, used in all top level chess tournaments, which further adds to the authority and branding of the product.

DGT 3000 is a premier chess clock that can be connected to 25 pre-set timing systems and can easily be connected to all DGT e-boards. Comes with 5 slots for customized settings.

Good Features:
  • wooden look that goes well with a wooden chessboard
  • beautiful design
  • 5 customized setting slots
  • 25 pre-set timing systems

    2. DGT 960

    The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

    Available Item Dimensions: 5.51 x 2.76 x 1.18 inches.

    Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 50 ratings.

    About:

    A foldable chess clock that can easily be put into a pocket. Shows both move time and clock time. Comes with modern features like including delay and bonus options. The clock has a large display and an optional buzzer.

    Good Features:
    • lite weight
    • bonus & delay functions
    • foldable
    • shows both time left on the clock and last move time

    3. WE Games Digital Chess Clock

    The seller behind this chess clock is We Games.

    Available Item Dimensions: 7 x 3.5 x 2 inches.

    Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 110 ratings.

    About:

    With the available buyer ratings, this chess clock looks like a good product.  A professional digital timer clock that shows time in Green color on a dark clock which is good on the eye.

    Also, the product only requires 4 x C batteries.

    Good Features:
    • easy to use
    • a green color timer looks good on the eyes
    • easy setting

    4. Bobby Fischer Chess Clock – Powered by DGT

    The seller behind this chess clock is The Bobby Fischer Store.

    Available Item Dimensions: 7.5 x 4 x 2 inches.

    Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 790 ratings.

    About:

    A very popular chess clock among buyers. Easy to set up and use in games. Comes with preset controls for the popular settings.Has 16 contrast settings for different lighting setups.

    Good Features:
    • easy to set
    • easy to use
    • preset controls
    • multiple contrast settings

    5. DGT 3000

    The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

    Rating: 4/5 stars.

    About:

    A Mechanical chess clock suitable for all chess games.

    With the alarm feature in dying minutes, you can use it in both school and professional chess tournaments. No batteries are required, the chess timer runs on an electronic oscillator adjusted by a quartz crystal. An easy-to-operate device that is lightweight and easily portable.

    Good Features:
    • lite weight
    • no batteries required
    • easily portable
    • alarm settings to alert players in time trouble
    • easy settings

      6. Chess Armory Digital Chess Clock

      The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

      Available Item Dimensions: 5.51 x 2.76 x 1.18 inches.

      Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 300 ratings.

      About:

      A professional chess clock that comes with all the required features like bonus time adder and delay. Easily portable and good for all two-player games that need a timer. Runs only on a single AAA battery.

      Good Features:
      • lite weight
      • portable
      • easy settings
      • beautiful design

      7. DGT 960 

      The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

      Available Item Dimensions: 7 x 3.5 x 2.1 inches.

      Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 150 ratings.

      About:

      A unique design and a digital timer that goes well with your fancy likings. Although not appropriate for tournament play because of the lightish blue colors, which might not go well with some professional players’ eyes. This product runs on a 4 x C  battery.

      Good Features:
      • fancy design
      • east settings
      • bonus & delay functions

      8. DGT PI Best Chess Clock and Game Timer

      The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

      Rating: 5/5 stars with just 1 rating given.

      About:

      A digital chess timer clock that doesn’t require any battery. Good for all Chinese Chess, International Chess, I-GO, and Other 2 Players Board Games. The timer runs on a Quartz Movement. Can be connected to the big screen and supports more than 1 type of chess engine move.

      Good Features:
      • lite weight
      • portable
      • easy settings
      • high quality

      9. DGT Easy PLUS Best Chess Clock in Black

      The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

      Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 10 ratings.

      About:

      A digital chess timer clock that doesn’t require a lot of battery change. The battery can last up to 2 years. Good for all Chinese Chess, International Chess, I-GO, and Other 2 Players Board Games. The timer runs on a Quartz Movement.

      The clock comes with an alarm function that starts ringing when a player’s time starts running out.

      Good Features:
      • lite weight
      • beautiful design
      • bonus & Delay Functions
      • alarm settings can be turned on/off
      • easy settings

      10. DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock

      The seller behind this chess clock is DGT.

      Rating: 4.5/5 stars with over 60 ratings.

      About:

      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock is a digital chess timer clock that runs on a battery. The clock is good for all Chinese Chess, International Chess, I-GO, and Other 2 Players Board Games. The timer runs on a Quartz Movement. The clock supports “Fischer” and “Bronstein Delay”

      An in-built alarm function will run a non-disturbing alarm when a player’s time is about to die.

      Good Features:
      • lite weight
      • low price
      • simple design
      • bonus & delay functions
      • alarm settings can be turned on/off
      • easy settings

      That’s all in our list of Top 10 Chess Clocks.

      Categories: Chess

      Bilal Ahmed

      A random guy on the Internet enthusiastic about Blogging Chess and Football Life motto "make people's lives easier"