Essential Chess Sites

1. Chess Champs.com
The Official web site of World Champion Gary Kasparov.
Chess Champs.com

2. Chess FM
Internet Chess Radio!
Chess FM

3. ChessCafe

ChessCafe

4. Chess-Database
This site is really special. With their chess database (containing 37,000,000 chess positions out of 500,000 chess games and 700,000 computer analysis), you can automatically annotate your chess game or chess position with reference games, sorted by strength of players. Within few moments, your annotated game or position is available for download.

5. Chess-Express
Provides a quick and cheap rating alternative to the USCF

6. ChessGames.com Online Chess Games Database
Free, searchable chess game database and community. Play through the games of your favorite player!
ChessGames.com Online Chess Games Database

7. Exeter Chess Coaching Page
An essential collection of chess materials for the student and the coach.
Exeter  Chess Coaching Page

8. FIDE
World Chess Federation
FIDE

9. Play chess, checkers, gin rummy, backgammon and chat. 2 million games chess database online.
Free online chess, checkers and 2 million interactive chess games online (1485-present). Move pieces on Java virtual board, search by position, etc. analyse. Updated weekly with thousands of new games played worldwide. Strong online analysis engine.
Play chess, checkers, gin rummy, backgammon and chat. 2 million games chess database online.

10. US Chess Federation
Official website and online store for the US Chess Federation. The USCF is the official sanctioning body for tournament chess in the United States, and for US participation in international chess events. It has over 80,000 registered members. It rates tournaments, and supports and promotes chess activities in scholastics and correspondence chess. The online store has chess books and equipment, many at member discount prices.
US Chess Federation

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