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Business Manager Address: Eric Holcomb, 1900 NE 3rd St STE 106 PMB 361, Bend, OR 97701-3889.
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Northwest Chess Clubs
Other Organizations / Events
News, Resources, etc.
List of Free Online Chess Resources
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New! Live Chess Ratings (of top players)
Mechanics Institute newsletter (IM John Donaldson)
United States Chess Federation
Caissa Editions Bookstore
ChessBaron (UK supplier)
ChessMate.com (pocket/travel chess sets; WizerGames; ChessHeads trading card game)
Chessmaze International (UK supplier)
Chess sets and boards
Chess Store, The (see affiliate link above)
Coolest Chess Sets
GlosGames (custom boards)
House of Staunton
London Chess Center
MonRoi (chess notation device)
My Chess Set
Portland Chess Shop
Puzzle Master (Canadian company)
Thinkers' Press, Inc.
|Internet Chess Playing Sites
Free Internet Chess Organization
Internet Chess Club
Nothing But Chess
Stan's NetChess (correspondence chess)
World Chess Live
|Software / Utilities
Bookup (chess opening training)
ChessBase (Fritz, ChessBase, etc.)
ChessDrop (online games storage)
Chess Position Trainer (chess opening training)
Kebu Chess Software (tactics)
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 Publishing.com (Opening Theory)
Chess Puzzles by Oregon author John Bain
Expert Chess Strategies
IdeaChess (tactics training)
OnlineChessLessons (Chess Master William Stewart)
Rook House (also with some historical content; see below for other historical sites)
|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)
British Columbia Chess History
California Chess History
Carolus Chess (history)
Chess History Center
Chess Library, The (Minev Project, etc.)
Idaho Chess Association history page
Northwest Chess History Section
Staunton Chess Sets | Isle of Lewis Chessmen
Discussion Groups / Blogs
Chess Book Chats (blog)
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.