Chess Tactics Server. Chess.com. Thinking Machine. Play Against This Computer Chess Master! Free Chess Software - Program. Free Software Every Chess Player Should Have There are many free chess programs and related software.
For the amateur player this software is all you really need. If you're a beginner at chess, spend your money on a few good chess books (Play Winning Chess by Yasser Seirawan and Logical Chess, Move By Move by Irving Chernev) and download these free programs. NOTE: You don't get toll-free Tech Support with this software!