DGT Centaur Chess Computer   Free Shipping  

Product Code: DGTCENT

  • $399.00 USD

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Product Details

Adaptive level chess computer Centaur is a beautiful chess board that adjusts to your level of play - a suitable playing partner at all times!

There's no need for computer screens or tablets. Just start playing chess naturally with intelligent auto-sensing technology. Impressive looking weighted pieces and on board lighted display within the squares themselves engage you in a fully contained, highly-tactical chess play experience that you will enjoy for hours upon hours.

The e-Paper display has nice smooth contrast which is not only easy on the eyes, it lets you view the screen at any angle and in any lighting. On this display you can see previous moves in a move-list, view hints, the score, clock, and various settings.

All this is housed in a lightweight design that you can take with you. Maybe you want to play on veranda and take in the sun.

Many other chess computers are designed to play at top strength, thereby failing to provide an optimal realistic experience at lower levels. That's where the Centaur is specifically made to excel. Whether you're a beginner, strong player, home or club player, Centaur will adjust to your level as you play. This means you'll always see a challenging game that is both educational and fun!

Here are some of the exceptional things about Centaur

  • adapts to your strength. Stockfish computer engine.
  • sensor board detects moves
  • on-square LED lights indicates the moves
  • rechargeable internal battery
  • weighted chess pieces
  • e-Paper display of position, moves and info
  • hint system, position setup, and more
  • many languages
  • 2 Year Chess House Warranty included

No advanced chess computer knowledge is required. Just use the Centaur to play, learn, train, analyze and improve your skill level.

Have fun just playing the game of chess!

Now, what really is the level of play? For those who are curious, Centaur has an ELO rating from 300 to 3000 based on very powerful Stockfish engine. In Friendly and Challenging mode, Centaur adapts as designed, adjusting to your level. In Expert mode, Centaur will be able to perform to a maximum rating of approximately 3000.



  • Board Size: 17.5 x 15.8" (444.5 x 400.5mm)
  • Square Size: 1.9" (48 x 48mm)
  • King Height: 3 3/8” (86mm)
  • Uses a Lithium-Polymeer battery

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Preview Centaur Product Manual PDF in English, German, French, Spanish.

Intro to DGT Centaur in Manual

*Open Source software

DGT Centaur uses the following Open Source software:

  • Python, the Python Software Foundation (PSF) license is applicable.
  • Python-Chess, the GNU Public License version 3 (GPL3) is applicable.

DGT would like to thank the many software developers who made it possible to develop Centaur for the many chess lovers around the world.

Customer Reviews

Based on 25 reviews
Awesome product and customer service!

Chess House was there every step of the way when had some trouble with our initial order and delivery. We are greatly enjoying the use of the DGT Centaur to augment our chess practice.

The computer has different levels to increase the challenge. For right now we are in the first mode but having to really focus and think through the moves and strategies. We love having the Centaur!

Excellent Product

Delivery as promised. Excellent packaging. All in good condition. Plays as expected. If you don’t know an opening, no need to get MCO. Just use the move Suggester feature until you are in the middle game.


Thx for delivering it to India, it was just amazing well packed by fedex . And it’s very useful board to young children’s . Mr paul tq so much for ur support.✌🏻I am really satisfied with product .


100% as advertised. I am glad that I bought it.

Fun and worth the wait!

Got the DGT chess set over thanksgiving and waited for little over a month before getting the set, but it is worth the wait! I just started playing chess and have never played with a real player before, and this board makes me feel like I am playing with a real player (It even takes time to think under time mode). Super simple and intuitive to setup. I don't know my chess rating since I just started but I do feel like computer is adapting to my level, it has an option to show +/- score to let you know who's winning and most of the time it is under +-2 points.
Amazing set with good quality, but I do wish there is an option to upgrade to wooden piece.
I was having hard time deciding between The king performance and the DGT Centaur, after receiving the DGT set I am glad that I made the purchase.

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