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Old 2015-03-06, 12:49   #1
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Default Any Chess clubs that I could join

Hello,

I'm from Sweden and I'm also a chess player.
I join various chess clubs in our country,
and I just want to know if anyone of you guy know of an international chess clubs that I can join and learn?
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Old 2015-03-06, 22:02   #2
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For internet chess there are several major international communities.

I was a member of http://www.chessclub.com/ for a long time but I currently play at http://www.chess.com/ . I would recommend both of them.

I also tried http://play.chessbase.com/js/apps/playchess/ a few months ago but found that less enjoyable and then found my account blocked for no reason which was explained to me.
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Old 2015-03-06, 22:15   #3
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chessmaniac.com has some good teams which encourage learning.
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Old 2015-03-07, 01:25   #4
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IMO, the best kind of chess club is the one with which you bonk your opponent over the head when you realize you are losing.

[Cue short of Bugs Bunny keeping the hungry-but-not-very-bright lion from eating him by whipping up a tea-for-two tableau, holding the sugar bowl out in one hand (giant wooden mallet behind back in other) and asking, "One lump or two?"]
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Old 2015-03-07, 17:01   #5
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For learning, Houdini and Fritz are good computer based games which provide you with an approximate ELO rating. If you ever travel to NYC, play a few games in Washington Square.
I would also recommend learning to play GO. Again, this is warfare on a board but woven through with additional complexity.
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Old 2015-03-09, 08:11   #6
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Thanks a lot guys!

I'll try your suggestions, I'll download an app.
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