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Time limit

billwall
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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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