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  • Last updated on 8/1/07, 6:21 AM.

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The Anderssen-Kolisch match in 1861 was the first time a time-limit was used.  An hour-glass gave each player 2 hours to make 24 moves.  Tumbling clocks were introduced at London in 1883.  The modern chess clock was introduced in 1900 by Veenhoff and Groningen.

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  • 6 years ago · Quote · #1

    bateooaaya

    thanks.
  • 4 years ago · Quote · #2

    Zalmeth

    how'd you pause a hour glass once your turns done?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    xthagx

    Flip it on its side?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #4

    bambam101

    wow i dont think the hour glass was very accurate when it comes down to the last moves

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