Midlands Counties Chess Union

The MCCU - all the news etc from around the Midlands


A magazine for the major events in the world of chess - it's a good way to keep up-to-date with what's going on

The Week in Chess

Mark Crowther's daily news on whats happening in the chess word - follow live games of top tournaments here.

A very popular resource with monthly articles from many contributors on all matters chess. All high quality, and entirely free.

New in Chess online database

Online database of games which is free and updated weekly. There is a tree of variations which is easy to use with result statistics with the ability to download the relevant games.

English Chess Federation

The governing organisation for chess throughout England.

Four Nations Chess League

UK-wide league (independent of ECF)

e2e4 tournaments

Sean Hewitt's excellent website, with information on new tournaments and past congresses.

FIDE Laws of Chess

The official rules of the game!