For those of you interested in finding out more about Chess we can recommend the following internet Chess sites.
The Chess Scotland website gives up-to-date information on what is happening in chess throughout Scotland.
There are many tournaments, clubs and leagues affiliated to Chess Scotland, which cater from all levels
of ability from beginner to Grand Master.
The website has a separate section specifically for Juniors.
So why not log on and find out about the next tournament in your area?
The FIDE website provides an ideal place to
find out about what is happening at the very top levels in Chess throughout the world.
The Internet Chess Club offers casual visitors the chance to
play 10 minute games against any other player logged in.
It attracts players of all abilities. Sometimes you will find yourself totally outclassed, but at other times
you can find someone at the same level as yourself. Whether you win or lose it is always fun and you always
learn something new. You can also take out a membership subscription to play longer games.
Here are some links to some other useful chess websites.
While 50 Chess Games for Beginners is provided as a completely free
educational teaching resource, visitors are warned that some of the links below are more
commercially oriented and we do not accept any responsibility for their content.
|ChessKIDS Academy||Chess For Juniors
|Chess Puzzles||Chess Corner||TestYourChess|
|Chess World||How to get to 1900||Chess Kit
|Chess Is Fun||Chess Education Initiative||Chess Chat Forum
|Bruno's Chess Problem||Chess City Magazine||Chess Assistant|
|Chessopolis||StartCHESS||New in Chess|
|Open Directory: Tutorials||Yahoo! Beginners' Guides||Chesscanada.Net|
|The Best Chess Tables||Blubbie Chess Server
||The Great Pawn Hunter|
|Chess Books Online||PlayChess
For the multilingual, here are some good chess websites in languages other than English!
This German club website has lots of useful training resources (most in German, but some in English) Rochade Kuppenheim Chess Club.
If you want to take your chess just that wee bit further, why not visit the
École d'Échecs, in Tahiti!
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