Ithaca Chess Club (you are here)

Chess Tonight Magazine (the website of NM Mike Pastore) (website coming soon)
Chess Tonight YouTube channel (coming soon)


A free site for learning, improving your chess, and playing online.
Lichess Board Editor
Lichess: Donate (Become a Patron)
Lichess Broadcasts of Live Chess Events and Scores of the Games (or go to Lichess home page > Watch> Broadcasts)
Lichess Tutorial for Beginners – YouTube:

Introduction to – YouTube

Useful and Interesting Chess Websites

Dan Heisman’s Website
Filled with valuable resources for improving your chess.

Chess Database and PGN Viewer (open source for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux)
. Download it here:

St. Louis Chess Club YouTube channel, for watching games (with excellent commentary) from the Sinquefield Cup


The Week in Chess:
Chess Games Analysis Laboratory
Chess Games Premium Member Benefits
Chess Openings List from ECO

Zwischenzug | Nate Solon | Substack Analysis (this shows the comments in the PGN file)

Chess Games Database Online –
ECO Codes –

Chess Geek

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO)

Daily Chess

FIDE Chess Arena (Free and Pro Accounts)

Decode Chess — Smarter Chess Analysis – Start Decoding for Free:

Chess24 – Play, Learn & Watch Live Tournaments – chess24 |

10 Best Places to Play Chess Online

Resources – Next Level Chess By GM Noël Studer:

Improve in Chess: Free Online Chess Websites | Blog of iChess.NET:

The 4 Best Free Chess Training Websites:

Discord: the chess nerd

Chess for Kids

Kids Games: A Guide to Playing Chess | AAA State of Play:

A Kid’s Guide to Playing Chess | Playground Equipment
(Thanks very much to Stacey and Anna for this excellent resource!)