This page contains a large collection of chess links to other websites.
Before you go through those links, take a look at our interactive chessboard
called WiseBoard Editor. You can make moves on this board and they will be
remembered so that you can navigate back and forward through the history of your moves.
Fischer Index Page
Play through Bobby Fischer's games displayed on interactive chessboards.
- Bobby Fischer
The best book for zero beginners in chess
or for people who know the rules of chess but cannot play any sensible chess
is Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess available at Amazon.com.
Bobby Fischer is chess world champion, understands chess deeply and knows how to instruct
and inspire a beginning chess player to develop in the right direction from the very beginning of their
chess learning process.
- My 60
Chess world champion Bobby Fischer also wrote a book for advanced chess players.
In his book My 60 Memorable Games he presents 60 of his games
- fully annotated and with personal comments revealing his way of perceiving the game of chess.
See about this fantastic chess book at Amazon.com.
- The Bobby Fischer Unofficial Home Page
Bobby Fischer Biography, Articles on Bobby Fischer,
Bobby Fischer Latest News, Bobby Fischer Tournament and Match Record,
Evolution of Bobby Fischer's Opening Repertoire, Bobby Fischer Video / Sound Clips,
Bobby Fischer Speed Chess Master, Download 853 Fischer Games - PGN Format,
Bobby Fischer Photos and Quotes, Play Through The Game of the Century,
Fischer Random Chess, Play Through The Match of the Century,
Play through over 800 Fischer Games.
Online Chess Games Databases
Database of historical chess games combined with discussion forums.
Chess Search Engines
- Chess World
Chess search engine with the following categories: News, Tournaments, Games, Software, Quizzes,
Problems, Analysis, Coaching, Online, Books, Pictures, Links.
Collections of Chess Links
- Just Chess
Comprehensive list of chess sites with the following categories:
General, Chess Chat, Disabled, Scholastic, Tournaments, Resources, Email Chess,
Chess Correspondence, Educational Books, FAQs and Tutorial, Chess Problems,
History, News and Media, Chess Shop, Chess Software.
- Bruno's Chess Problem Of The Day
Like chess? Well, everyday you will find here new free chess
problems. Looking for logic puzzles, free chess strategies
or tactics? Come on! You will find the latest chess news and free
Grand Masters PGN files.
- ChessVictory.com Resource Page
Collection of potentially useful links, including a list of chess engines.
Online Chess Playing Programs
Play Chess Online Websites
- Very-Best ChessWorld
Play Online, chess contest, news, games, software, PGN files.
Determine your rating and play with chess grandmasters.
Or play an email chess game with players from all around the world.
A chess contest confronts you with positions from master chess games and historical questions.
Your ratings in the disciplines openings, tactics, positional play, endgames and general chess knowledge are measured.
Your results are compared to those of all other participants of this contest.
Online chess club where you can play correspondence, turn based chess. Each game you play is stored on the server,
so you don't need to keep track of your moves. An email is automatically sent to you whenever one of you opponents
moves. You can either play your friends at chess, or select opponents at random.
Registration is free for 'standard' membership.
Online chess community where you can play chess online whether you only have 10 minutes to spare or the whole day.
No additional software to download, free registration.
You choose when to move and how often to move, and you don't have to finish the games in one sitting --
they'll be waiting for you the next day. If you prefer serious competitive chess, you can also take your
time and ponder your next move for hours.
Play online correspondence chess through a feature-rich, browser interface against your friends or existing members.
A global chess community with over 60,000 members. No downloads are required to play online chess.
Registration is completely free. Play chess online. Free online chess game.
Free turn-based multiplayer internet online chess games with email move notifications.
Play for free for months or years if you like (paid membership is optional).
It's simple: No Java, no Flash, no downloads needed.
Turn-based games with thousands of human opponents.
Players don't have to be logged on at the same time --
choose when you want to play, and who you want to play with.
Runs quickly on any browser. No ads.
Games available include chess, checkers, backgammon, Battleboats, Pente, Go, and Stack4.
Over 60 different games and variations.
Friendly online chess club where you can play chess with players from all over the world.
ChessWorld.net is rapidly becoming the best place to play, compete in tournaments, join teams, learn,
keep in touch with old friends and make new friends worldwide.
Play online chess tournaments with players from other countries. Play games for free on online chess boards.
You register and play your first tournament within minutes - it's really easy.
General Chess Websites
- En Passant
Chess site with free chess software and resources for chess publishing like chess fonts,
diagram utilities, graphics and more.
- Gambit Chess
Here you can: play chess by email (also thematics tournaments with fixed openings),
enter in the exciting world of gambit play,
or in the world of the Ponziani opening with theory and annotated games,
contribute and download DB books
(= files with games without annotations from published chess books),
download chess software,
download annotated games, or visit a link collection of chess sites.
- Just Chess
Chess improvement, tips and tricks, chess classified ads, the grandmasters.
Download free chess games.
- Everyman Chess
Publishers of chess books for all standards from beginner to grandmaster.
OlimpBase is devoted to the history of the chess olympiads from 1924
onwards. The database contains full tournament and players statistics,
overall and for each event separately. All the games are available for
online preview. Detailed career history for each player is provided.
- Staunton Chess Sets
Over 100 designs based on Staunton with a twist. Also information
of types of woods used in making pieces and boards, and much more.
Board Games and Strategy Games
Abstract strategy games are probably the oldest and most widespread form of
entertainment known to humankind. Proof of that are the myriad ancient game boards
and game pieces found by archeologists all over the globe. There is no doubt about
the fact that those ancient games will be preserved. Modern abstract strategy games,
on the other hand, may not be as fortunate. Dozens of such games are published every
year only to be forgotten almost immediately in many cases.
- Board Games Online
At YourturnMyturn.com you can play online turnbased classic and modern boardgames against other human players.
Play connect four, chess, go, backgammon,go-moku, pente, checkers, mill, stratego, halma, dots and boxes,
battleships, reversi, streetsoccer, subulata, tablut, dicegame (yahtzee), crack the code (mastermind),
wordgame, tally ho, castle danger, penguin and lost cities.
Chess Notation Software
- PGN to JS
If your webpage contains chess games, any visitor should be able to replay the moves.
This tool converts games from PGN-files to complete HTML-pages with diagrams and
- Chess Notation Parser
This Python module does not know how to play chess, but does understand
the rules enough that it can watch moves and verify that they are correct.
Display the Chess Board with pieces.
Display Move List and player information, highlighting the current move.
Display an information dialog, showing move number, comments etc.
Move of any piece from A to B.
Capture of any piece.
Special Moves, such as Castling, en passant etc.
The ability to step backwards through moves.
The option to move to the position at a given move number.
Use the Algebraic Notation format for the Move List.
Online Diagram Generators
Free online tool that lets you create chess diagrams and save them as graphic files.
You can adjust the colors of the squares and add text info to the generated image.
Additionally, you can choose whether you want coordinates embedded in the image.