Check out these chess sites on-line
September 16, 1996
Web posted at: 4:30 p.m. EDT
(CNN) -- If the rematch between chess master Garry Kasparov
and an IBM computer whets your appetite for chess, the
Internet has a number of moves for you.
The Games of the 32nd Olympiad
The 32nd Chess Olympiad is getting under way in Armenia.
The Olympiad Village site is gearing up
as well, with all you'd expect from such an event -- a look
at the competitors, a tour of the venue, and results of the
You can also learn about the host country, and visit the
Olympiad Arts Festival.
And don't forget to order a T-shirt.
For members only
The Internet Chess Club site tells
you how to register and get the software needed to get
involved in on-line competition.
Or you can watch games with players from around the world.
Plus there's a section with Chess History and Trivia Quizzes.
Web-based live games
Caissa's Web lets you play other people,
or the computer, live on the Internet.
There is a small fee, but you can get a trial membership. Or
just watch other games already in progress.
For your information
The Internet Chess Library is mostly
text based, with downloadable archives of game moves and
But it does have an Art Gallery of chessboards and pieces.
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