A range of community and chess related links that may be of interest to you.

Wollongong Chess Club: our closest chess club, meets 7pm Tuesdays in Balgownie

Wilton community facebook page: local news and goss

Playing chess online

There are many sites for this, my favourites are:

Gameknot provides daily puzzles, tactics, choose your own speed games, all free. has a large user base, also runs as an app. Also free.

World chess federation (FIDE) for ratings, news, rules.

A history and information about Staunton Chess sets

Interested in composing or solving chess puzzles? Try ozpuzzles.

Chat/news sites
Chess chat – Australasian chess
New Zealand Chess Forum
The closet grandmaster
Chess express

A UK chess blogger

Chess as art – visualise how the computer thinks

and how Chess is represented through art (some 400 paintings!) is here


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