Chess Quotes


Arena 3.5

Download this FREE chess program for your Windows PC.


How to Play Chess (


Algebraic Chess Notation (WikipediA)


FEN Notation (WikipediA)


Polgar Puzzles

Here are most of the FEN Strings (with illustrated board positions) adapted from "Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games" by László Polgár.


Chess Openings

Good Starts and Bad Starts


Seven Good (Best?) Chess Openings

Learn How Experienced Chess Players Start Their Games


Hotchkiss Practice Endings

Download the PGN file above, and use Arena to play against the computer. Improve your playing skills with these practice endgames.


Jerry's Academic Chess Rank Database

A Free Academic Chess Ranking Database for School Chess Clubs


Additional Chess Resources

Resources for the academic chess community