News and Information
Week in Chess (TWIC)
Updated daily, TWIC offers comprehensive coverage
of international and UK events with weekly downloadable files of games
played in a wide variety of events.
English Chess Federation
The website of the governing body for chess in England
ECF Grading Database
The definitive source of up to date grade grading information on English players. Fully searchable.
An enormous database of games fully searchable and dowloadable with on-screen playback. Anyone you've heard of is likely to be included.
The website of the English Primary Schools Chess Association
The website of Tim Onions, the Devon junior organiser
Exeter Chess Club
Placed in this category because of the large collection of training materials gathered together by Dave Regis
West Country Chess
The website of the thriving club generating interest and participation in the North East corner of the county
Bill Frost's independent website reporting on
chess in Devon and the West Country. It is sponsored by Devon clubs, leagues,
congresses within the county and the West of England Chess Union.)
The website of the Somerset County Chess Association. Gerry Jepps's elegant design was the starting point for the lay-out of this site. We are extremely grateful to him for his help and encouragement and for giving us permission to use some of his code here.
The website of the Dorset County Chess Association
Bristol and District League
The website of the Bristol and District League
The website of the North Gloucestershire Chess
The website of the Hampshire County Chess Association
The website of the Wiltshire County Chess Association
Bob Jones's website, the stated aims of which are to cover chess in the Exmouth district but which in fact contains a wealth of interesting material about chess in the west country
Michael Adams's Blog
Written by this country's greatest ever player who happens to be a Cornishman. Many of us have first hand experience of the quality of his play in the early part of his chess career.
Tim Krabbe's Chess Curiosities
No longer updated, this is the companion website to the book of the same name by the Dutch writer. It contains a large number of articles on a rich assortment of unconventional topics. Highly entertaining.
Edward Winter's Chess Notes
The website of a chess historian with a rigorous approach to historical evidence. Contains a wealth of information on chess history and debunks a number of myths along the way.
A varied site containing several interesting blogs.
Shredder Endgame Database
Enter any position with 6 men or fewer to get a 100% correct evaluation of that position. These positions have been completely solved and this tool is driven by the database containing the solutions.
Last updated 7/12/2013