Internet Chess Resources

Here are some chess resources on the internet which Camberley Chess Club members have found 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 below shows you the resource, to help understand them better.

NameTypeHeadline featuresVideo #Free/payLink
Chess.comWebsiteMulti-featured, huge "one-stop"website1Free/payhttps://www.chess.com
LichessWebsiteGood for on-line play and organising tournaments2Freehttps://lichess.org
Chess 24Website/YouTube ChannelThe main site for watching GM level matches live; also beginners courses/learning5, 11Free/payhttps://chess24.com
PlayChess.comWebsite/softwareGood for on-line play. Part of ChessBase.10Free/payhttps://play.chessbase.com
Chessgames.comWebsiteBig database of games and opening explorer; interface a bit outdated3Free/payhttps://www.chessgames.com
ChessableWebsiteTop of the range learning courses & training content, e-books - some content free to subscribers, some expensive5Free/payhttps://www.chessable.com
ChessbombWebsiteView tournaments and realtime computer analysis/evaluationFree/payhttps://www.chessbomb.com
GameknotWebsiteGood for on-line play, daily puzzles & tacticsFreehttps://gameknot.com
ChesstempoWebsiteGood training content, database, onlineplay6Freehttps://chesstempo.com
Internet Chess Club (ICC)WebsiteGood for online play, training content, videosFree/payhttps://www.chessclub.com
365Chess.comWebsiteBig database of games and opening explorer, training content4Free / donatehttps://www.365chess.com
TheChessWorld.comWebsiteGood training content, video coursesFree/payhttps://thechessworld.com
Chess publishing.comWebsiteUp to date analysis of opening theory at quite high level, downloads etc6Free/payhttps://www.chesspublishing.com
PlaymagnusWebsite/appLearning site for children & beginners6Payhttps://www.playmagnus.com
TheWeekinChess (TWIC)WebsiteNews and analysis of recent games & eventsFree/payhttps://theweekinchess.com
AimChessWebsiteImport your own games from Chess.com and Lichess get analysis & computer coaching8Free/payhttps://aimchess.com
Camberley Chess ClubWebsite/YouTube ChannelGreat resource for members with many features including links to BCA and SBL results, videos of meetings etc7Freehttps://camberleychess.co.uk
ChessBase ReaderViewerStarting point for ChessBase applications, loading engines, videos etc9Freehttps://en.chessbase.com/pages/download
StockfishEngine/ProgramQuickest engine10Pay, but older versions available freehttps://stockfishchess.org
Leela Chess ZeroEngine/ProgramGood engine10Freehttps://lczero.org
KomodoEngine/ProgramGood engine10Pay, but older versions available freehttps://komodochess.com
HoudiniEngine/ProgramGood engine10Pay, but older versions available freehttps://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm
FritzEngine/ProgramGood engine10Pay, but older versions available freehttps://en.chessbase.com/products/fritz-17
RybkaEngine/ProgramGood engine10Pay, but older versions available freehttp://www.rybkachess.com
LomonosovTablebase, AppTablebases for analysing and solving endgamesFree/Payhttp://tb7.chessok.com
HIARCSEngine/ProgramEngine and phone AppPay, but older versions available freehttps://www.hiarcs.com
ShredderEngine/ProgramEngine and phone Apphttps://www.shredderchess.com
PowerPlayChessYouTube channelEntertaining videos of current and historic matches by English GM Danny King; pitched at average club players11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/user/PowerPlayChess
Agadmator's Chess ChannelYouTube channelEntertaining videos of current and historic matches by Serbian Master Antonio Radic, pitched at average club players11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/c/AGADMATOR
IM Andrew Martin Chess ExplorationsYouTube channelQuality content with videos covering many areas by a top presenter (and CCC member!)11Freehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnYyZx44oRDkSnm_jxG674w
St Louis Chess ClubYouTube channelQuality content with videos covering many areas; includes lectures by GM Yasser Seirawan11Freehttps://www.youtube.com/c/STLChessClub
KingscrusherYouTube channelQuality content with videos covering many areas by UK Candidate Master Tryfon Gavriel11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/c/kingscrusher
GothamchessYouTube channelQuality content with videos covering many areas by US IM Levy Rozman11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/c/GothamChess
John BartholomewYouTube channelVideos covering many areas including material for beginners by US IM John Bartholemew (founder of Chessable)11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/c/JohnBartholomewChess
Ben FinegoldYouTube channelEntertaining videos covering many areas by US GM Benjamin Finegold11Free / donatehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6EnFbK-P5q0zeaqI5yobKg
English Chess Federation (ECF)WebsiteEnglish chess news, events etcFreehttps://www.englishchess.org.uk
FIDEWebsiteWorld news, ratings, eventsFreehttps://www.fide.com
British Chess NewsWebsiteUK chess news, book reviews, biographies of historic British players; run by CCC member John Upham6Freehttps://britishchessnews.com
TorneloWebsiteTournament management platform from the European Chess UnionFree/payhttps://home.tornelo.com