Blackstone Chess Academy

Tournaments

For upcoming tournaments in RI, visit Rhode Island Chess.

For New England tournament listings, visit MACA.

For U.S. National events, check out the Continental Chess Association, and the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

Local Clubs

Cranston-Warwick Chess Club (Garden City)

Sven Brask Chess Club (Plainville MA)

MetroWest Chess Club (Natick MA)

Greater Worcester Chess Club

Boylston Chess Club (Somerville MA)

Chess Online

Play chess online at the Internet Chess Club (ICC). Subscription required (free trial available). Play, chat, analyze, watch grandmasters or patzers in action.

Chessbase news and game database. Free download of Chessbase Light. Developers of Fritz and playchess.com online chess service.

Chess Cafe, an excellent online publication.

Chess Lab, Yet another online database.

Chess Resources

Chess Web Publishing , brought to you by the content rich Kenilworth Chess Club.

For Web publishing tool, try the Sourceforge Open Source project: pgn2web.

An interesting free chess client, BabasChess, works with the Free Internet Chess Server (FICS), or the Blitz Chess Club.

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