Westark Chess Club:
Westark Chess Club – serving the River Valley (Our club’s Facebook page filled with photos, announcements and more)
January 2017, Oklahoma Chess Monthly had a wonderful feature article on Westark Chess Club and President Karis, along with a shout-out for chess here in the Natural State.
Free Chess Servers:
Chess.com (free online play and more)
Free Internet Chess Server (Free online play)
Game Knot (Free online play, plus 2 daily puzzles: one easy, one hard)
General Interest Chess Sites:
Castling in 60 seconds – You Tube video reviewing castling
Chess in Less Than a Minute – You Tube video reviewing basics of the board and movement of pieces in a minute
Chessable – online learning
Chessopolis – interesting blog posts, product reviews, well organized links and more.
Chess Cafe’ – online learning for a fee
Chess Daily News – Susan Polgar Institute
Chess Data Base – data base of players and games
Chess 365 – data base of games and players
Chess News – who’s who and what’s what in the chess world
Chess Poster – nicely laid out website, with a wide range of info from lessons to history and more.
ChessU – online lessons and coaching
Continental Chess Association – tournament organizer for major events around the US
Correspondence Chess League of America – play by mail
The Chess Website – lessons, puzzles, and more. Some free, some for “members only”
The Internet Chess Club (ICC) – online play and a place to find international coaches . This is the Club that all Denker High School Champions, Barber K-8 Champions, and all NGTOC Champions receive as part of being their state’s champion. Check it outfor lessons and learning!!
The Week In Chess (TWIC) – chess news from across the globe
Especially for KIDS (or parents & coaches):
ChessKid.com (on-line play and more, safe for kids)
Suppliers of Chess Equipment:
Chess Sets World – unique sets are pretty cool to look at even if they are not in your budget
Everyman Chess – books &, ebooks
The House of Staunton – very wide variety of top chess sets (we appreciate your use of the link at the left)
Additional Arkansas Chess Information and Clubs:
Arkansas Chess Association – Official State website, see all club information on the home page, plus events and more on the business of the ACA, a 505(c)3 charitable organization.
Arkansas Chess Association – State Facebook (FB) page with near daily posts of chess interest, your online news and info source on chess around the state.
American Chess Enterprise (ACE, primarily Little Rock area events)
Conway Chess Club (FB)
Scarlet Chess Club, Jonesboro (FB)
Searcy Chess Club (website)
State Associations and Chess Clubs in Surrounding States:
Oklahoma Chess Federation (OCF website)
Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization (OSCO website, excellent tournaments for students K-12)
The Challenger’s Chess Club, OKC area
University of Oklahoma Chess Club – OU, Norman
Chess Express Rating (CXR)
World Chess Federation (FIDE)