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The best Online Sources To play and Learn

The best Online Sources To play and Learn
I love playing chess and collecting chessboards and like everything else, my enjoyment of the game has moved online. As well as playing installed software chess games, I also have some favourite chess websites where I like to meet other players from around the world for a game or two. After all, it gets boring eventually playing against a computer. Sometimes, it’s good to play against a real live human being. So here are some of the places where I like to play chess online. Later, I will also discuss some of the places where I have learned some chess tactics. But one place which I will not talk about is Yahoo Games (in case anyone starts getting worked up in the comments). So here’s the three places I use for my chess fix : ItsYourTurn I wrote about ItsYourTurn back in September last year and it’s great for playing chess. I personally have 10 games going on at one time – I make one move on each game every morning then I don’t go back to it until the next morning. Flash Chess III Email Chess

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