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Shamkir Chess - 2015

The Shamkir Chess (Gashimov Memorial) Tournament is being held in Shamkir, Azerbaijan from April 16th to to 26th. The event features several of the world's top players including Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Vishy Anand, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Vladimir Kramnik and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. View the live video coverage below or follow the games on the events page.

Turn-based Chess

At ChesSOS you can play turn-based (correspondence-style) chess taking from one to several days for each move. In turn-based chess you can play many games simultaneously and make your moves at any time of the day or night.

Fischer Random Chess

ChesSOS also supports Fischer Random (also known as Chess960) in which the piece starting positions are randomized. Learn about it here.

What does it cost?

ChesSOS is currently completely free.

Paid memberships may be introduced in the future. Users who register now, including pre-existing members of the old site, will never be charged. Click here to register and secure a free lifetime membership.

Site design and coding by Peter Nosworthy
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Icons by Dry Icons (Minimalistica Part 1 and Part 2 )
Chess Piece Graphics by Colin M. L. Burnett