Resources

The following resources have been collected since October 11, 2011. Enjoy and share with your friends:

  • Magnus - a documentary worth watching.
  • Access real time ratings of the world's top chess players.
  • View the current listing of the most popular chess websites.
  • Download ForwardChess - an interactive chess book app for your smart phone or tablet computer.
  • Watch the episode of the Simpsons about chess featuring Magnus Carlsen!
  • Observe chess tournaments with real time computer analysis.
  • Download and study these excellent chess books.
  • Analyze a famous game between Albert Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer.
  • Chess.com did a nice overview of the Norway Chess 2015 tournament.
  • Get this inexpensive chess board - it is of excellent quality.
  • Solve endgame puzzles at ChessTempo.com for free.
  • Study this great game between Mikhail Tal and Konstantin Klaman (Moscow 1957).
  • Look cool: get a funny chess t-shirt.
  • Analyze a famous game between Alexey Shirov and Judit Polgar.
  • Advanced Defense is an excellent set of interactive training exercises.
  • Watch Judit Polgar exploit a deadly trap.
  • Download an older version of Fritz for free.
  • Get Rybka for gratis too!
  • Here is the complete list of articles written by NM Dan Heisman.
  • Judit Polgar's book "How I Beat Fischer's Record" is truly superb.
  • Take a chess rating test.
  • Examine Judit Polgar's game against Viswanathan Anand.
  • Analyze Capablanca's game involving the King's Indian Defense.
  • Watch a game between Napoleon Bonoparte and the Turk (chess automaton operated by Johann Allgaier).
  • Check out ChessOpenings.com to learn or review some of the most commonly played openings.
  • Nice article about the legendary Fischer-Spassky 1992 rematch (St. Stefan and Belgrade).
  • Watch Garry Kasparov analyse his games against Anatoly Karpov.
  • Read about the history of computer chess.
  • Watch Bobby Fischer destroy Hector Rosseto.
  • Watch Garry Kasparov crush Veselin Topalov (YouTube video).
  • Visit lichess.org for deep computer based game analysis and much more.
  • Watch Bobby Fischer, at 13 years old, demonstrate his chess mastery against Donald Byrne.