Chess Problem Organisations and Magazines

World Federation for Chess Composition
Official site of the governing body that oversees chess composition worldwide.

British Chess Problem Society
The society produces The Problemist, perhaps the world’s best chess problem journal.

Chess problem magazine of The Good Companions, the U.S. problem association.

Mat Plus
The site of the Yugoslav chess problem magazine, includes an active forum in English.

High-quality French magazine devoted to chess problems.

Chess Problemists’ Sites

The BDS Website
British problemist Brian Stephenson’s site, includes a blog and a problem database.

Vaclav Kotesovec
The site of the Czech problem composer and programmer, with an extensive list of problem-related links.

Chess Composition MicroWeb
Slovakian composer Juraj Lorinc’s site, mostly about fairy chess problems.

Chess Problem Database and Software

Chess Problem Database Server
Online chess problem database, holds more than 450,000 problems.

Free problem solving program, very versatile in dealing with fairy problems (see its Wikipedia entry).

Another free program for solving shortest proof games.

Miscellaneous Chess Problem Sites
An online forum/discussion board devoted to chess problems.

The Retrograde Analysis Corner
An extensive look at retrograde analytical problems.

General Chess Sites
The most popular chess site in the world.

Australian Chess Federation
Official site of the national chess organisation.

Virtual Pieces
Chess icons and graphics site.

Australian Junior Problem Solving and Composing Competitions

Links and Reports relating to these competitions are provided on the Solving and Composing Events page.