Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Chess Blogosphere

I would like to put together a list of chess blogs currently out there in cyberspace. Send your suggestions/additions to

I'll start with the best of the best:
Susan Polgar's Blog

U.S. Chess Trust blog.

The Chess Blog of the Boylston Chess Club ... The Boylston Chess Club (BCC) is a part of the Boylston Chess Foundation (BCF).

The Daily Dirt Chess Blog. Insider news and views from chess writer Mig Greengard on

The Chess Mind
by Dennis Monokroussos.
This is a blog for chess fans by a chess fan, one who loves the beauty of the game and wants to share it with those who are like-minded.
Yet the chess mind is not only a chess mind, and other topics, such as philosophy, may appear from time to time.

Chess, Goddess and Everything. See for yourself!

The Kenilworthian. A frequently updated blog for the Kenilworth NJ Chess Club

Jim West on Chess. Jim uses his site to reprint many of his articles on opening analysis (especially of the Philidor Counter Gambit) from issues of the Atlantic Chess News, to annotate recent games, and to comment on various chess-related things.

Confessions of a Chess Novice by Eric Thomson (a.k.a. Blue Devil Knight)
"The trials and tribulations of an F-class Player..." Lots of intelligent and interesting commentary on the author's quest for chess improvement.

Scholastic Chess Gateway by Steve Goldberg. An excellent source for U.S. scholastic chess info and discussion.

Chess Notes by Edward Winter
The chess historian's web log of recent archival discoveries. Features excellent historical photos and book references.

The Closet Grandmaster from Australia. This site features frequent updates of Australia-area tournament news, links to news items, and occasional first-hand reports and games.

Open Chess Diary by Tim Krabbe. This long-standing and well written blog by noted author Tim Krabbe features his collection of discoveries and off-beat "world chess records".

Jim Eade's Chess Journal by FM Jim Eade. Weekly postings offer current links to chess news from a FIDE Master, author of Chess for Dummies.

Mark Weeks on chess

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