After an exhaustive search of chess webpages, we've distilled out a number of sites we think you might be interested in. To access this page directly you can click on Links in the menu bar of any ChessMaine page. If your favorite chess site isn't included here please let us know and we'll be happy to add it.
365Chess.com www.365Chess.com 3.5 million game online database.
American Chess Equipment www.amchessequ.com Great for schools and clubs, tournament standard chess equipment with quantity discounts.
Bangor (Maine) Chess Club Official site of the Bangor Chess Club.
Bobby Fischer www.bobby-fischer.net An unofficial site with information on the former American World Champion.
Boston Chess Club www.bostonchessclub.com Lessons, Tournaments and Simls.
Chess.com www.chess.com Free online chess.
Chessathlete.com www.chessathlete.com This site focuses on openings, strategy and engames and features an "article of the month" reviewing grandmaster games.
ChessBase www.chessbase.com THE source for international chess news. Fantastic coverage of all important chess events around the globe.
ChessCafe www.chesscafe.com Articles, interviews, book reviews and lots of interesting stuff. Be sure to check out the Archives link.
Chess Federation of Canada www.chess.ca The hub of Canadian chess.
Chess KIDS Academy www.chesskids.com Chess instruction for kids (grown-ups can learn a lot here too).
ChessGames.com www.chessgames.com An online chess database and community.
Chess Lab www.chesslab.com This is an excellent games database. If you are looking for a game played between 1485 and the present look no further!
Chess Live www.chess-live.com USCF's online playing site.
Chess Quotes www.ChessQuotes.com Intriguing chess-related quotes categorized by player and topic.
Chessworld www.chessworld.net Online chess and a whole lot more.
Coolest Chess Sets www.coolestchesssets.com A large selection of themed and standard pattern sets.
Free Internet Chess Server www.freechess.org A great place to play chess on the internet--and it's free.
GameKnot www.gameknot.com Correspondence chess and ten minute games via the internet. This site has huge capacity including the ability to view all games played by current and former members of GameKnot. Basic services are free or you can purchase a premium annual membership starting at $39.
GM Maxim Dlugy www.dlugy.com Official site of Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy.
GM Susan Polgar's Blog www.susanpolgar.blogspot.com National and international chess news with specialties in scholastic chess and girls and women in chess. This site is updated round the clock!
IchessU www.ichessu.com Interactive chess lessons, games and a lot more.
Internet Chess Club www.chessclub.com The best site to play chess on the internet and outstanding live coverage of international chess events.
Jeremy Silman www.jeremysilman.com IM Silman's site, lots of good stuff including outstanding book reviews.
Maritime Chess Centre http://184.108.40.206/~duff/mcc/chessmcc.html Chess in the Canadian Maritimes.
Massachusetts Chess Association www.masschess.org Regional events and crosstables. MACA publishes the award-winning magazine Chess Horizons.
Mon Roi www.monroi.com Manufacturers of the Presonal Chess Manager, a handheld electronic device for recording moves over the board. Approved by both USCF and FIDE and endorsed by Garry Kasparov and Susan Polgar. These dandy little items are showing up at international and local tournaments with increasing regularity.
New England Chess Tournament Clearinghouse www.sudburyriverchess.com/clearinghouse.html Updated announcements of chess tournaments accross New England
New Hampshire Chess Association www.nhchess.org Our chess compatriots to the west.
RedHotPawn www.redhotpawn.com Online chess.
Rochester Chess Center www.chessset.com An eclectic selection of chess equipment.
Stan's NetChess www.stansco.com/netchess/ Correspondence Chess on the Internet.
Staunton Chess Sets www.stauntonchesssets.com/ History and Information on Staunton Chess sets
The Chess Drum www.thechessdrum.net An interesting site focusing on the accomplishments of Black chess players or those of African ancestry.
The Chess Store www.thechessstore.com Online retailer of chess sets and related accessories as well as backgammon sets.
The House of Staunton www.houseofstaunton.com The finest chess sets and boards anywhere on God's green earth.
The Week in Chess www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic.html Detailed international tournament coverage with crosstables and links.
United States Chess Federation www.uschess.org The official site of the USCF. News, tournaments, ratings and a lot more--an essential site.
United States Chess Federation Chess in Education Committee www.thechessacademy.org/Research_Chess.htm The USCF Education Committee research page. Reams of research indicating the benefits of chess for children.
World Chess Federation www.fide.com FIDE news, national chess federation news and the place to get a player's FIDE rating.