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 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