Useful Links

  • Leicestershire & Rutland Chess Association

    Leicestershire & Rutland Chess Association

    The website for Leicestershire chess – league tables, fixtures, clubs, junior events and player grades.

  • English Chess Federation

    English Chess Federation

    The website of the ECF, the governing body of chess in England. It includes a useful calendar of tournaments.

  • 4NCL

    Four Nations Chess League

    The Four Nations Chess League is a team tournament over three divisions, with over 850 players registered to take part and over £10,000 in cash prizes on offer. It is the most prestigious team chess event held in the United Kingdom.

  • Twitch


    Chess streaming channel hosted by Anstey captain Ben Vaughan. You can explore tactics and strategies alongside other Twitch followers while. A good learning tool for beginner/intermediate players. Ben is always up for a game too.

    Twitch – notquiteaGM.

  • Chess 24

    Chess 24

    Watch video coverage of top tournaments, play online or practice on the tactics trainer.

  • ChessBase


    A magazine for the major events in the world of chess – it’s a good way to keep up-to-date with what’s going on.

  • International Chess Federation


    The International Chess Federation (FIDE) is the governing body of the sport of chess, and it regulates all international chess competitions.


    An internet chess server, internet forum and social networking website