|Welcome young squire!
The Internet can be an excellent source for finding information. Due to the recent explosion of the World Wide Web, there are many excellent sites dealing with Chess. Listed below are some sites we have compiled for you. This melange of sites ranges from playing online to learning the game. Enjoy!
Seek knowledge, young apprentice!
|The Official United States Chess Federation. This organization holds all rated tournaments and handles rankings world-wide. Great site if you are looking to find official rules, how to join, or just to play chess online.|
|Internet Chess Club. This site hosts one of the world's leading online chess clubs. This club can host official USCF rated games via the Internet. They also have a handful of International Masters who play. This site is a must for Chess fanatics looking for good opponents.|
|Playsite provides a simple and easy way to challenge other people via the Internet to a nice, relaxing game of chess. This site is more casual then that of the ICC (Internet Chess Club), yet still provides fun gameplay.|
|Chess.net is a unique online Chess community. They offer the services of real time games, a very nice online Chess store, and current Chess news. Definitely a great place for new players to the game.|
|This interesting site is the home of Aficionado,® the makers of Chess Mentor.® This computerized chess trainer is an excellent program and recommended for any level of chess player! An online demo is available for download. A must for anyone interested in improving his skills.|
|The Week in Chess internet web site. This site is dedicated to bringing Chess fanatics weekly news about the happenings in the Chess community. The page mostly covers International Grand Master related news such as tournaments, editorials, and much more.|
|Chess Graphics. This excellent site has many interesting and unique chess graphics. Home to over 700 images; it is the best known source via the web for Chess-related artwork. Included in its archives are photographs, cartoons, ray tracing, paintings, drawings and much more!|
|Home to many different aspects of the game, this site is one of the most popular sites on the net. You can find such sections as columns, links, books, files, tactics, and much more. A very nice all around site!|
|This excellent site is maintained by International Grand Master Gabriel Schwartzman. The main feature in this site is the Internet Chess Academy. The academy includes tutorials and much more. Excellent site for beginners.|
|http://www.chess.ibm.com/home/html/b.html||Home of the infamous matches between Gary Kasparov and IBM's Deep Blue. This site contains any material that one could wish for detailing the matches and background. Features include articles, commentary, reviews, and even movie clips. An excellent sight for Deep Blue fanatics.|
|http://www.thinkquest.org||Thinkquest.org is the fine organization that is sponsering this contest. Without Thinkquest none of this would be possible. The Digital Apparition team would like to thank the staff at Thinkquest for giving the world's youth an opportunity to showcase their talents!|