GIFT IDEAS FOR BEGINNERS

    Year of Publication
    1992 2014 1992 to 2014
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    1. Plastic (20)
    2. Vinyl (10)
    3. Nylon (10)
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    5. Glass (1)
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    King Height
    1. 2" inch / 5.08 cm (1)
    2. 2.5'' inch / 6.35 cm (1)
    3. 3.5'' inch / 8.89 cm (1)
    4. 3.75'' inch / 9 53 cm (10)
    Author(s)
    1. Bruce Albertson (1)
    2. Bruce Pandolfini (4)
    3. Byron Jacobs (1)
    4. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
    5. Craig Pritchett (1)
    6. Dave Schloss (1)
    7. David MacEnulty (1)
    8. Franco Masetti (1)
    9. Garry Kasparov (1)
    10. I.A. Horowitz (2)
    11. J. N. Walker (1)
    12. Jim Eade (1)
    13. John Nunn (2)
    14. Jon Edwards (1)
    15. Jose Raul Capablanca (2)
    16. Milton Hanauer (1)
    17. Paata Gaprindashvili (1)
    18. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
    19. Renzo Verwer (1)
    20. Reuben Fine (1)
    21. Roberto Messa (1)
    22. Steve Giddins (1)
    23. Yasser Seirawan (9)
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    Clock Type
    1. Digital (8)
    2. Mechanical (1)
    Clock Button Type
    1. Toggle (9)
    Square Size
    1. 1.0 in. (2.54cm) (1)
    2. 2.25 in. (5.7cm) (6)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (5)
    2. AN - Algebraic (22)
    3. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
    4. DN - Descriptive (5)
    5. NL - Notationless (2)
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    Topics
    1. Beginner Chess (1)
    2. Biographical (1)
    3. Strategy (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Starting Out (1)
    2. Winning Chess (9)
    Host
    1. GM Karsten Muller (1)
    2. GM Nick Pert (1)
    3. IM Andrew Martin (12)
    4. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (2)
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    Items 73 to 108 of 112

      Beginner Chess Set Combination
      Perfect for any beginner! Our Beginner's Combination includes classic favorites and exciting new products: Chess cinch drawstring backpack, Kasparov's Checkmate!, How to Beat Your Dad at Chess, chess wristband, standard vinyl roll up board and regulation chess pieces.
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      Beginner Chess Set Combination

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream GR
      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream GR

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream PG
      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream PG

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Crimson Cruz
      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Crimson Cruz

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Black Beyond
      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Black Beyond

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      DGT North American Digital Chess Clock
      The brand new DGT North American is a state-of-the-art digital chess clock at an unbelievable price. It is manufactured by DGT Projects, one of the world's premier chess clock companies. It features 10 pre-set time controls, making it an ideal clock for both the serious player and the casual enthusiast. It features a revolutionary new Quick-set option that makes configuring the clock a snap! Even multi-period delay settings can be set up quickly - no need to study a convoluted user manual or memorize confusing button combinations!
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      DGT North American Digital Chess Clock

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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      Catalog Code: B0110NIC
      Our Price: $17.95

      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
      This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

      Catalog Code: B0121IS
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
      This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

      Catalog Code: B0122IS
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

      This DVD is for anyone who knows the rules of chess but would like to be able to improve their game with some specific tactics and strategies. It builds on the basic principles of chess that should have already been learnt. However, there is also an introductory chapter for those that may have gaps in this part of their foundation. The main part of the DVD is split into four chapters: Opening – The general principles of the opening are discussed here. No specific opening repertoire is suggested but a guide of how to tackle any opening and come through the first stage of the game in a better position. Middlegame – Some basic tactical devices are introduced such as the pin, fork, skewer and discovered attack. These devices are used throughout the levels of chess and even top grandmaster games are won from a basic device as these. Ending – The basic checkmating technique of the most common endings that occur in novice games are instructed here. These techniques are essential to master before continuing with more complex checkmates. Test – The DVD finishes with a test chapter which consists of 20 exercises based on the information discussed throughout the DVD. Each exercise allows time for you to pause and calculate the answer before the answer is discussed. This DVD is a must for anyone who wants to improve their game, whether they are a junior or an adult. It can be for those who have just learnt the moves or for those who have played for some time but want to consolidate their knowledge. Video running time: 4 hours 15 min. System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

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      Glass Chess and Checkers Set
      Enhance your next game night with the Glass Chess and Checkers Set. This set features two classic games in elegant glass.
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      Glass Chess and Checkers Set

      Catalog Code: NOVGLASS
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      Chess Teacher
      Perfect learning set for chess beginners
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      Chess Teacher

      Catalog Code: NOVTEACH
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 2
      You love moving the chess pieces, but always wanted to know how to really play? Then this DVD series is just the thing for you.
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: WIN0361CB

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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

      Catalog Code: WIN0132CV
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 85 - Essential Chess Tactics Easily Explained
      This dvd will help you the next time you are sitting across from your opponent and not sure what your next move is. You will gain confidence by learning about strategy and ideas to look for to create a plan. A plan may consist of a Pawn Minority attack, controlling the center or just improving your pieces.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 85 - Essential Chess Tactics Easily Explained

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan
      All the Basic tactical ideas are discussed fully, followed by a series of very recent illustrative games, where we will see all that ideas in action . On this dvd you will gain confidence in your ability to handle tactics when they crop up over the board and who knows, you may be able to land some tactical knockouts yourself!
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained
      DVD Four concentrates on attack and defence, space and time. IM Andrew Martin will teach you skills that will help you understand when to attack and the important of avoiding premature attacks. In order for an attack to succeed is you must have a lead in development and space. Timing is vital, so take advantage of opportunities and attack with as many pieces as possible.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training
      In Volume Five Andrew Martin shows how to develop good endgame technique, using typical need-to know positions to lay the foundation and then full master games to show how the strongest players tackle this part of chess.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice
      Senior FIDE Trainer and International Master Andrew Martin chooses easy-to-understand key ideas to help you improve. Adopt his virtual recommendations and you will find your game improving quicker than you ever thought possible.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice

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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I
      If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.
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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
      This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0132CV
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Judit Polgar
      This sparkling fresh DGT Easy clock was developed in cooperation with Judit Polgar, the Greatest Woman Chess Player of All Time. It has a modern and attractive color design and the cheerful Polgar chess figures are printed on the back.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Judit Polgar

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      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock
      The DGT 2010 is a wonderful digital chess clock at an unbelievable price. It is manufactured by DGT Projects, one of the world's premier chess clock companies. It isthe most popular clock in use in Europe and is gaining in popularity across theworld because of its solid design and durability. It is endorsed by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
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      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock

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      Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      Winning Chess Strategies

      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0195EM
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      Winning Chess Endings
      Endgame-Winning Moves, Strategies and Philosophy from One of the World's Best Chess Players
      Approach every endgame with a winning strategy! Good books about endgames for beginners are few and far between. WINNING CHESS ENDINGS is a great one, a gripping introduction to what you need to know to win chess endings, taught by American Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. His entertaining, easy-to-understand style, incisive stories and insiders advice will help you develop a solid grasp of proven principles that you can apply with confidence whenever a game goes the distance. You'll learn to prevail time and again in endgames with common and uncommon combinations and pieces.
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      Winning Chess Endings

      Endgame-Winning Moves, Strategies and Philosophy from One of the World's Best Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0198EM
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      Chess Openings Playing Cards
      This Standard Deck of 52 Playing cards (plus 2 Jokers) features the most popular Chess openings and are a great memorization tool.
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      Chess Openings Playing Cards

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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess
      An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas.
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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

      An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: B0063RE
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics

      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set
      Our small Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 9.75" x 9.75" board with 1" squares. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it. The King is 2.0" tall and all of the pieces are very visible and easy to play with. When folded, the set and board fit nicely in your bag or backpack for later use. If you run a Chess club or teach Chess, we recommend these sets as a great prize and gift! This set also includes non-magnetized Checkers at no additional cost!
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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set

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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
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      Regular Price: $24.95

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      28" Magnetic-Style Chess Demonstration Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag
      The Magnetic Chess Demonstration Set is the ultimate way to conduct teaching, group analyzing, and displaying tournament chess games in progress. It features 3" squares and comes with large black and red pieces that are easy to see from a distance. Unlike traditional demonstration sets, where the pieces have to be inserted into the board, it uses magnets to safely secure the pieces. No more replacing the demonstration board because of a rip or tear! Two wooden dowels give the board support at top and bottom while a strong cord allows the chessboard board to be hung up almost anywhere.
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      28" Magnetic-Style Chess Demonstration Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag

      Catalog Code: DEMOMAG28
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      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock
      The latest in chess clock design . . . a digital folding clock! With a physical size of only 5.5" in length, 2.6" wide and 1" high, the DGT960 game timer has all the features a chess player needs in a clock for tournament or blitz chess -- bonus and delay modes, a timer that will count down or count up (great for Scrabble or Go games), a move timer, and memory capabilities that will remember and save the last time control used. In addition, this clock is easy to operate and has a large display screen of approximately 5" x 1".
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      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock

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