Internet Chess Resources

There are a huge number of online resources relating to chess. Sometimes the problem is finding the right ones.

Here are some chess resources on the internet which Camberley Chess Club members find useful. This is a living document and members are encouraged to recommend additions and suggest improvements.

To go to a particular resource on the internet, just click on the link.

The Video # shows you which video (in the video gallery below the table) explains more about the resource, to help understand them better.

NameTypeHeadline featuresVid #Free or pay
Chess.comWeb, AppMulti featured, huge one stop website1Free & pay
ChessKid.comWeb, AppFor Kids to Learn and Play Chess, and for Parents and Coaches to Teach Chessfree
LichessWebGood for on-line play and organising tournaments2Free
Chess24Web, You TubeThe main site for watching GM level matches live; also beginners courses & learning5, 11Free & pay
Play ChessWeb, SWGood for on-line play. Part of ChessBase.10Free & pay
Chess GamesWebBig database of games and opening explorer; interface a bit outdated3Free & pay
ChessableWebTop of the range learning courses & training content, e-books - some content free, some expensive5Free & pay
Chess BombWebView tournament and realtime computer analysis & evaluationFree & pay
GameKnotWebGood for on-line play, daily puzzles & tacticsFree
Chess TempoWebGood training content, database, onlineplay6Free
Internet Chess ClubWebGood for online play, training content, videosFree & pay
365 ChessWebBig database of games and opening explorer, training content4Free & don
The Chess WorldWebGood training content, video coursesFree & pay
Chess publishingWebUp to date analysis of opening theory at quite high level, downloads etc6Free & pay
Play MagnusWeb, appLearning site for children & beginners6Pay
The Week in Chess (TWIC)WebNews and analysis of recent games & eventsFree & pay
Aim ChessWebImport your own games from Chess.com and Lichess get analysis & computer coaching8Free & pay
British Chess Problem SocietyWebThe world’s oldest chess problem societyFree
Camberley Chess ClubWebGreat resource with Online and Over The Board events and many features including links to BCA and SBL results, videos of meetings etc7Free
English Chess Federation (ECF)WebEnglish chess news, events etcFree
British Chess NewsWebUK chess news, book reviews, biographies of historic British players6Free
FIDEWebWorld news, ratings, eventsFree
TorneloWebTournament platform from the European Chess UnionFree & pay
Chess Base ReaderViewStarting point for ChessBase apps, loading engines, videos etc9Free
StockfishEng, ProgQuickest engine10Pay, but old vers av. free
Leela Chess ZeroEng, ProgGood engine10Free
KomodoEng, ProgGood engine10Pay, but old vers av. free
HoudiniEng, ProgGood engine10Pay, but old vers av. free
FritzEng, ProgGood engine10Pay, but old vers av. free
RybkaEng, ProgGood engine10Pay, but old vers av. free
LomonosovTab AppTable bases for analysing and solving endgamesFree & pay
HIARCSEng, ProgEngine and phone AppPay, but old vers av. free
ShredderEng, ProgEngine and phone AppPay
Camberley Chess Club YouTubeYou TubeGMs, IMs, Top player talksFree
Power Play ChessYou TubeEntertaining videos of current and historic matches by English GM Danny King; pitched at average club players11Free & don
Agadmator Chess ChannelYou TubeEntertaining videos of current and historic matches by Serbian Master Antonio Radic, pitched at average club players11Free & don
IM Andrew Martin You TubeQuality content with videos covering many areas by a top presenter (and CCC member!)11Free
St Louis Chess ClubYou TubeQuality content with videos covering many areas; includes lectures by GM Yasser Seirawan11Free
Kings crusherYou TubeQuality content with videos covering many areas by UK Candidate Master Tryfon Gavriel11Free & don
Gotham ChessYou TubeQuality content with videos covering many areas by US IM Levy Rozman11Free & don
John BartholomewYou TubeVideos covering many areas including material for beginners by US IM John Bartholemew (founder of Chessable)11Free & don
Ben FinegoldYou TubeEntertaining videos covering many areas by US GM Benjamin Finegold11Free & don
Levitov Chess WorldYou Tubenews, interviews, streaming and commentary of the strongest tournaments made by the best players in the worldFree
The History of ChessWebSome links and videos about the history of chessFree