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White Pawn Play friendly online chess at your own pace
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White Bishop Time to play your best chess
White Rook Logout and back in during a single game
White Queen Time to chat between moves
White King Time for quality moves and less blunders
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  • Thousands of active members
  • Hundreds of moves hourly
  • Tournaments paired daily
  • Play a move when you want!
  • Unlimited games - Free!
  • Time limits 1-15 days per move.

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  • Amazing value chess courses
  • Searchable Video library
  • Coaching facilities
  • Learn about openings
  • Play the computer
  • Interactive puzzles
  • Annotated master games!

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  • Fully customisable interface!
  • Wide range of features.
  • No downloads required!
  • Helpdesk support for all
  • Competitively priced!
  • Comprehensive FAQs
Chessworld is such a friendly online playing site encouraging chat between moves, handshakes and goodies etc that it has even hosted real life social events all around the world!
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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
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