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Mayura - A FREE chess program for Windows

 1) CLICK HERE to download

 2) Then click on the downloaded zip file to extract the contents.

 3) And then click on "install.exe" to install the program.


How to Write a FEN String


16 Lessons - The Polgar Mate-in-one Studies

These lessons for beginning chess players are designed to:

   1) improve your end game,

   2) help you learn to think analytically, and

   3) teach you algebraic notation.


Cutting and Pasting FEN Strings Into Mayura


Hotchkiss Endgame Studies


Silman Endgame Course    Silman FENs


Polgar - Studies from 'The Big Book'

Adapted from László Polgár's "Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games"


Chess Openings

Good Starts and Bad Starts


Jerry's Academic Chess Rank Database

Email me for further details re. access to this free academic chess ranking database for school chess clubs.


Additional Chess Resources

Resources for the academic chess community