Play real time free online chess with chess players of all levels. You are welcome to compete in online chess, vote chess or study our chess opening move explorer. Whether you are a beginner, occasional player or a regular visitor to chess clubs, we invite you to join our free online chess community.
Chess is a popular game of strategy and skill. It sits in with other popular games such as draughts or online poker, another skill based game. Use this site simply for fun, to improve your game and increase your chances of winning in the future. The chances of winning at chess is based on many different things, some similar to poker (read more on calculating poker odds) but is greatly improved with practice.