21288 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Wouldn't it be wonderful if we can play Chess 960 (Fischerandom) on this site?
Yes, howver, I think erik's barely got regular live chess and we'll have to wait for awhile.
I have never participated in one. Would like to give it a try.
noooooooooooooooo i hate 960
I've never played it, but it sounds interesting!
there is now...
Go to Start New Game > Show Advanced Options > Game Type > Chess960. Have fun!
I LOVE Chess960. It's not the game we have studied for many many years, but it is close enough and VERY fun. No established openings, no early patterns, and extremely challenging. While I find it too stressful OTB, I think it is PERFECT for correspondence. You have much more time to relax and take a long look at the starting position, while OTB it's a bit more of a race. Unlike other variants, I don't find that Chess960 messes with my actual chess playing. You're forced to come up with a plan from move one, with all the same pieces and tactics from the classic game. There is a lot more room for creativity in Chess960.
I think it is a wonderful addition to this site, because I find that regular correspondence chess gets a bit stale after a while. Thank you!
2/9/2016 - Jandemirov-Ivanov, Minsk 1995
by jabowocky a few minutes ago
Who will win Candidates 2016
by SmyslovFan a few minutes ago
Can you solve it?
by Matir a few minutes ago
The most interesting game of chess was played here in chess.com !!!!
by MarcoBR444 a few minutes ago
Help with Chess Study Plan material
by MortalDad 2 minutes ago
Moving Piece Twice
by Justinh_1214 4 minutes ago
i play chess like mikhail tal what are good openings for me?
by Hulkyhulk 6 minutes ago
Renewal of Membership Farce
by steveinaustria 10 minutes ago
by edwardseungwonjeong 18 minutes ago
by Cenk_Uygur 18 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!