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Playing Quality Online Chess Since 2001

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Thousands of Active Members
Hundreds of moves made every hour
Tournaments paired daily
Thousands of Free high quality videos

Join thousands of active Members from hundreds of Countries around the Globe, celebrate playing chess Games with Chessworld Globe icons! We have Tournaments of all kinds - Thematic, Teams and Leagues , All-play-All, Knockout and Pyramids. We have a wealth of learning resources including Library Games , Annotated Games, Forums, Tips, Puzzles, Messages, Pictures, Master Games and Free Videos ChessWorld is one of the very few dedicated correspondence style sites. We focus all our resources on quality correspondence style chess; we do not offer other styles of play or chess variants. Our membership model is simply Guest or Full Membership. Guest Membership gives access to a comprehensive sub-set of our features. Full Membership gives full access to all of our features.


  • Thousands of Active Members
  • 100's of moves made every hour
  • Tournaments paired daily
  • Play a move when you want!
  • Unlimited no. of games - free!
  • Play many games at same time!
  • Time limits 1-15 days per move.


  • Fully Customisable Interface!
  • Wide range of features.
  • No downloads required!
  • HelpDesk support for all
  • Membership competitively priced!
  • Comprehensive FAQs


  • Thousands of Free Videos
  • Videos by FIDE Titled players
  • Chess videos Forum
  • Video Search Facilties
  • Interactive Puzzles
  • Annotated Master Games
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screenshot screenshot2 screenshot3 Fully Customisable Interface - Play with seasonal colours!
Full Members usually play competitive rated games and build up their ChessWorld rating.
opponentstats Full Members can view Opponent Stats whenever they wish, to check, for example, on past performance.
analysisboard You can help find the winning move(s) more easily when you use the the 'Analyse' board.
notepad The use of a planning Notepad helps record your thoughts, plans and intentions during a game.
ratings The ChessWorld rating system provides you with an easy way to compare your performance with that of other Members.
allplayalls ChessWorld Members frequently join one, or more, of the popular four player All-Play-All Tournaments.
teams ChessWorld Members can easily create and Captain their own Teams.
leagues ChessWorld Team Leagues are composed of separate Divisions.
teamleagues Teams play in various Leagues, where each League has a particular philosophy.
conditionalmoves The Conditional moves feature allows Full Members to enter as many as five moves in advance to anticipate an opponent's play.
annotations There are more than 2000 ChessWorld games, played by Members and annotated by Members.
collections The Masters Collection reflects chess as played throughout the centuries to the present day, and with over 1.7 million games
socials Chessworld also hosts real life social events all around the world!

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