The new ChesSOS site is now open to all users.
Click here for an overview of the new site.
FIDE World Chess Championship 2014
The FIDE World Championship match between Carlsen and Anand was won by Magnus Carlsen 6.5-4.5. The closing ceremony (held on Nov. 25th)
can be viewed below (skip to 10min mark for start). The games can be viewed here
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.
to register and secure a free lifetime membership.