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Northwest Chess Clubs
(Also see the clubs page for more clubs and details, including university clubs)
Clatskanie Chess Club
Kitsap County Chess Club
Langley (BC) Chess Club
Portland Chess Club
Seattle Chess Club
Spokane Chess Club
Tacoma Chess Club
Victoria (BC) Chess Club

Meetup.com groups:
Seattle Chess Meetup (various times/locations)
Portland Chess Meetup Group (two locations)

Chess meetings nationwide:
USCF chess clubs by state
Where to Play Chess

Other Organizations / Events
Amateur Chess Organization
Association of Chess Professionals
British Columbia Chess Federation;
also see BC Chess History
Cal Chess (northern California)
Chess Federation of Canada
Chess Journalists of America
Chess for Seniors
Colorado Chess Informant
Continental Chess Association
English Chess Federation
Gata Kamsky Chess & Sports Foundation
Idaho Chess Association
International Chess Federation (FIDE)
- FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov website
International Correspondence Chess Federation
Iowa State Chess Association
Oregon Chess Federation
United States Chess Federation
U.S. Chess League
Vancouver Chess League
Washington Chess Federation

News, Resources, etc.
About: Chess
ChessBase
ChessCafe
Chessdom
ChessGames
ChessOK
ChessQuotes
ChessVibes
List of Free Online Chess Resources
from a post on reddit.com chess.
New! Live Chess Ratings (of top players)
Mechanics Institute newsletter (IM John Donaldson)
MonRoi
United States Chess Federation

Publications
New! American Chess Magazine
Chess Collector Magazine
Chess Gazette by Bob Long (email for sample)
Chess Life (then click on Chess Life Magazine)
New In Chess
Northwest Chess (magazine information)
The Week in Chess

Chess Variants
Chess 960 (Fischer Random Chess)
Seirawan Chess

Book/Equipment Sales
Caissa Editions Bookstore
Cajun Chess
ChessBaron (UK supplier)
Chessco International
ChessHouse.com
ChessMate.com (pocket/travel chess sets; WizerGames; ChessHeads trading card game)
Chessmaze International (UK supplier)
New! ChessPlayerStore
ChessSets.com
ChessSetsWorld
Chess sets and boards
ChessSetHeaven
ChessSetStation
Chess Store, The (see affiliate link above)
ChessUSA
Coolest Chess Sets
GlosGames (custom boards)
House of Staunton
Legend Products
London Chess Center
MonRoi (chess notation device)
My Chess Set
Portland Chess Shop
Puzzle Master (Canadian company)
Thinkers' Press, Inc.
USCF Sales
Wholesale Chess

Chess Art, Set Collections, etc.
Board Games Collectionary (mostly not chess)
Chess Graphics (photos, art, etc.)
Chess Prints
Jon's Antique Chess Collection

Internet Chess Playing Sites
Chess24
ChessCircle
Chess.com
ChessCraft
ChessFriends
ChessHere
ChessManiac
ChessMoon
Chess-Players
Free Internet Chess Organization
Internet Chess Club
lightchess.com
Nothing But Chess
Playchess.com
Stan's NetChess (correspondence chess)
Velocity Chess
World Chess Live
Software / Utilities
Bookup (chess opening training)
ChessBase (Fritz, ChessBase, etc.)
ChessDrop (online games storage)
Chessmaster (ChessMaster)
Chess Position Trainer (chess opening training)
Kebu Chess Software (tactics)
RatingTracker.com
Virtual Chess Openings
Educational / Puzzles
Also look for chess education under the other categories such as software, publications, etc.
AskAGM.com (paid game analysis by GMs)
Beginner to Chess Expert in 12 Steps
The Chess Comic (learning chess through comics)
Chess EBook (chess training)
Chess Lecture.com
Chess Publishing.com (Opening Theory)
Chess Puzzles by Oregon author John Bain
Chess University
Expert Chess Strategies
IdeaChess (tactics training)
OnlineChessLessons (Chess Master William Stewart)
Rook House (also with some historical content; see below for other historical sites)
TacticsTime
Individuals (chess coaches, etc.)
Note: links are either e-mail or website.
Emil Anka (FIDE GM)
Curt Collyer (National Master; Seattle area)
Carl Haessler (Master; 2009 Oregon champion)
Luke Harmon-Vellotti (Idaho)
David Hendricks (scholastic coaching, Bellevue and Eastside)
Satyajit Malugu (USCF Master; Bellevue/Redmond)
Mike Murray (Port Townsend, WA)
Radu Roua (2010 Oregon champion; also see Chess Vision in scholastic chess section)
William Schill (Master; Seattle area)
Sean Tobin (Portland, OR)
Historical
British Columbia Chess History
California Chess History
Carolus Chess (history)
Chess "Archaeology"
Chess History Center
Chess Library, The (Minev Project, etc.)
Idaho Chess Association (former website) history page
Northwest Chess History Section
Staunton Chess Sets | Isle of Lewis Chessmen

Discussion Groups / Blogs
Caution: Internet discussion groups may contain uncensored opinions of individuals. Reader discretion is advised.

Northwest Chess Forum
Please see reminder on the home page.
Pacific NW Chess Group (on Yahoo)
Also search for other chess groups on Yahoo.

Chess Book Chats (blog)
Chess Musings (blog)
Chess Safari (Frank Niro's blog)
Chess Skills (blog)
Chess Thinking Systems (blog)
Chess in the World (blog)
Chicago Chess Blog (blog + list of links, etc.)
Susan Polgar (blog)

Scholastic Chess
Scholastic chess is so important that we've now moved all the information to the scholastic section of this website:
Main Scholastic Page
Organizations, School Chess Web Sites, State Coordinators, Articles, etc.
Chess Schools & Camps
Specializing in chess instruction. Note: Scholastic chess coaches can still be listed under "Individuals (chess coaches, etc.)" on this page on request.