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Online Chess Magazines

AICF Chronicle (2012-2014) is the official publication of the All India Chess Federation
(AICF). http://www.aicf.in/magazines.php

American Chess Bulletin (1904-1921), edited by Hermann Helms (1870-1963)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml and http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000504
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American Chess Journal (1876-1878)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml and http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008610
879

American Chess Magazine (1846) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

American Chess Magazine (1897), published by William Borsodi


- https://archive.org/details/americanchessma00unkngoog and http://books.google.com/books?id=53Q
CAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

American Chess Monthly (1892), edited by George Wacott


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml and http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/010249
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American Chess Weekly (1903), edited by Emil Kemeny


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml and http://books.google.com/books?id=8RFgeOJz
tIoC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

Australian Chess Annual (1896)


- http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008697753?type[]=subject&lookfor[]=%22%20Chess%22&filter[]
=topicStr%3AChess%20Periodicals&ft=

Baltische schachblatter (1889, 1898, 1908, 1910), a German chess magazine published in Riga -
http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100143795

BCCF Bulletin (2002-2014), British Columbia Chess Federation.


- http://www.chess.bc.ca/bcbulletin.shtml

Brentano’s Monthly (1880) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

British Chess Magazine (1881-1922) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

British Chess Review (1853) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Brooklyn Chess Chronicle (1882-1886)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml and https://archive.org/details/brooklynchessch0
0mugoog and http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008697754

Brownson’s Chess Journal (1870-1891) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

CalCHESS Journal (2001-2014), California Chess Journal


- http://www.calchess.org/journal_back_issues.html
California Chess News (1947- 1949) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/ccn/index.htm

California Chess Reporter (1951-1976) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/ccr/index.htm

Capitol City Chess Club Bulletin (1935, 1936, 1941), chess bulletin for Sacramento Chess Club -
http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/ccccb/index.htm

CCCL Newsletter (1956-1958) – Central California Chess League


- http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/cccl/index.htm

Ceske listy sachove (1896) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Checkmate (1901-1903) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Amateur (1907-1908) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Antics (2004-2014) is the official publication of the Alabama Chess


Federation. - http://www.alabamachess.com/cmsms/index.php?page=magazine

Chess Canada (2007-2014) is the official publication of the Chess Federation of Canada
(CFC). - http://chess.ca/cfc-newsletter-archive

Chess Chatter (2014), publication of the Port Huron Chess Club


- http://porthuronchessclub.yolasite.com/chess-chatter-2014.php

Chess Digest (1950), formerly California Chess News


- http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/chessdigest/index.htm

Chess Horizons is the official publication of the Massachusetts Chess Association (MACA). Scattered
back issues from 2010 to 2014 are available. Sample articles go back to January
2001. http://www.masschess.org/chess_horizons/chess-horizons-archives.aspx

Chess in Action (1953-1970) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/cia/index.htm

Chess Journalist, The (2003-2013) is published quarterly by the Chess Journalists of


America. http://chessjournalism.org/journal.htm

Chess Life Magazine - If you are a member of the United States Chess Federation (USCF), you can get
access to the digital edition of Chess Life Magazine from 2006 to the present. - http://www.uschess.org/

Chess Monthly (1859-1860) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Monthly (1879-1881, 1883-1887, 1890, 1896)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess News (1916) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Nuts (1955-1957), chess bulletin of the San Quentin Chess Club
- http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/chessnuts/index.htm

Chess Player (1851-1853) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml


Chess Player’s Chronicle (1841-1856, 1859-1862, 1877-1886, 1889)
- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Player’s Magazine (1863-1867) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Player’s Quarterly (1868-1974) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Player’s Scrapbook (1907) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess Reporter (1931-1933), chess journal for the Pacific West


- http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/tcr/index.htm

Chess Today is a daily chess newspaper edited by GM Alexander Baburin. Here are a few sample issues
between 1 and 1788. http://www.chesstoday.net/sample_issues.html

Chess Weekly (1908-1909) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Chess World (1865-1869) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

ChessZone Magazine (2008-2014) is a free electronic chess magazine with annotated


games. http://www.chesszone.org/magazine/magazine.html

City of London Chess Magazine (1875-1876) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Columbia Chess Chronicle (1887-1889) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Colorado Chess Informant (2003-2014) is the official publication of the Colorado State Chess Association.
- http://www.colorado-chess.com/informants.shtml

Corsair (1907) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Delaware Valley Chess (2001) - http://www.pscfchess.org/newsletters/

Desert Knight (2005-2013) is the publication of the New Mexico Chess


Organization. http://www.nmchess.org/

Deutsche Schachzeitung (1882-1922) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Deutsches Wocheschach und Berliner Schachzeitung (1889, 1890, 1902)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

ECF Newsletter (2005-2014), English Chess Federation. http://www.englishchess.org.uk/chess-moves-


the-ecf-newsletter/

EG (issues 1-152) is Endgame magazine, published by John Roycroft.


- http://www.gadycosteff.com/eg/eg.html

En Passant (2001-2002), Pittsburgh, PA chess club - http://www.pscfchess.org/newsletters/

Gambit (1975) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/gambit/index.htm

Georgia Chess is the official chess publication of the Georgia Chess Federation. Sample copies from
2001 to 2006 are here - http://64.177.182.81/gc_magazine.html
Household Chess Magazine (1865) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Huddersfield College Magazine (1873-1880) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Illinois Chess Bulletin (1975-2009) is the official publication of the Illinois Chess Federation. http://il-
chess.org/index.php/featured-icbs/past-icbs For the years 2006-2008 - http://il-
chess.org/index.php/featured-icbs/e-icb

International Chess Magazine (1891) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

L’Echiquier d’Aix (1878-1884) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

L’Echiquier Journal D’Echecs (1889) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

L’eco degli Scacchi (1914, 1916) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

L’Italia Scacchistica (1913) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Lasker’s Chess Magazine (1905) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Magdeburger Schachzeitung (1849) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Maryland Chess Review (1874) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Masterminds Chess Club Newsletter (2002, 2004-2006) - http://www.pscfchess.org/newsletters/

Mechanics’ Institute Chess Room Newsletter - There are over 691 chess newsletters online for the
Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club. IM John Donaldson is its editor. http://www.chessclub.org/news.php

Messaggero Scacchi (2000-2013), Italian chess newsletter


- http://www.messaggeroscacchi.it/?page_id=142 and http://www.messaggeroscacchi.it/?page_id=140

Mid-South Chess Advocates (1974-1995) - http://www.memphischess.com/Advocates.html

Mississippi Chess Digest (1993) - http://www.memphischess.com/Mississippi-Chess-Digest-1993.html

Mississippi Chess Newsletter (1973-1981)


- http://memphischessclub.homestead.com/MSChessNewsLetter.html

Missouri Chess Bulletin (2003-2013) - http://www.mochess.org/Bulletin/

Neue Berliner Schachzeitung (1864-1871) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

New Hampshire Chess Journal (2009-2013) - http://www.nhchess.org/journal.html

New Zealand Chess Chronicle (1887) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Nordisk Skaktidende (1873-1881) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

North Carolina Gambit (2005-present) - http://www.ncchess.org/wordpress/ There are some earlier


archive issues from 1951, 1952, 1975, 1980, 1982-1985, 1988-1990, 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2002
at http://ncchess.org/gambit/Archives/archive.html
Northwest Chess – The Northwest Chess Scanning Project has included Northwest Chess magazine from
1968 to 2014. http://www.nwchess.com/nwcmag/NWC_scans.htm

Nouvelle Regence (1860-1863) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Nova Scotia Chess News (1995-2005) - http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Recreation/NSChess/newsltr.html

Nuova Rivista degli Scacchi (1875, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1891, 1893)
- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Oesterreichische Lesehalle (1881, 1883, 1884, 1887-1890)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Oesterreichische Schachzeitung (1874) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Orange Knight (1974, 1976, 1982-1985) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/orange/index.htm

Pablo Morphy, El (1891) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Palamede, Le (1836-1847) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Philidorian, The (1838) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Pittsburgh Chess League Newsletter (2001-2009) - http://www.pscfchess.org/newsletters/

Queens Chess Bulletin (2000-2014), Queens Chess Club in New York


- http://queenschess.wordpress.com/category/bulletins/

Regence, La (1849-1851, 1856) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Revista de Ajedrez, La (1889) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Rivista dedle Scacchi, La (1859) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Sachove Listy (1900) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Sacramento Chess News (1950-1955) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/scn/index.htm

Schaakblad (1912) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Schaakcourant, De (1908) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Schachzeitung (1847, 1849, 1852, 1853, 1855, 1860, 1863-1870)


- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Schweizerische Schachzeitung (1910) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Schweizerische Schachzeitung (200-2014), publication of the Swiss Chess Federation -


http://www.swisschess.ch/ssz-online.html

Sissa (1847-1874) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Sonntags-Blatter fur Schachfreunde (1861) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml


Southern Counties Chess Journal (1893) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Sphinx, Le (1865) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Strategie, La (1867-1868) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Sussex Chess Magazine (1882) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Suddeutsche Schachblatter (1907-1908) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

SW Florida Chess Club Newsletter (2011-2014)


- http://www.swfloridachessclub.com/ChessBits.html#anchor_102

Tehtavaniekka (2001-2013), Finnish chess problem magazine - http://www.sci.fi/~stniekat/st/stmag.htm

Tennesse Chess News (1959-1990, 1993, 2001, 2007) - http://www.memphischess.com/TCN.html

Terrchess (1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1971, 1974)


- http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/terrachess/index.htm

Texas Knights (2007-2014) – This is the publication of the Texas Chess


Association. http://www.texaschess.org/p/texas-knights-magazine-online.html

Tidskrift for Schack (1912-2012) - http://www.schack.se/tfs/tfs-arkivet/

Tidkschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaakbond (1893, 1894, 1900-1906, 1913, 1914)
- http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

UON (Unorthodox Opening Newsletter), issues 1-33. http://www.asigc.it/teoria/uon/uon.htm

Virginia Chess Newsletter (1998-2014), Virginia Chess Federation - http://www.vachess.org/

Washington Chess Letter - Included are issues from 1947 to


1964. - http://www.nwchess.com/articles/history/WCL/WCL_scans.htm

Western Chess Chronicle (1935-1936) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/wcc/

Westminster Chess Club Papers (1868-1878) - Tidkschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaakbond
(1893, 1894, 1900-1906, 1913, 1914) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

White Knight Review (2010-2012) – My chess e-magazine that I


wrote. - http://offthewallchess.weebly.com/white-knight-review.html

Wiener Schach-Zeitung (1855) - Tidkschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaakbond (1893, 1894,
1900-1906, 1913, 1914) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Wiener Schachzeitung (1898-1907) - Tidkschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaakbond (1893,


1894, 1900-1906, 1913, 1914) - http://www.chessarch.com/library/magazines.shtml

Wilshire Chess Society (2002-2003) - http://www.chessdryad.com/articles/wcs/index.htm

WVCA Bulletin (1942-2014), West Virginia Chess Association - http://www.wvchess.org/bulletin.php


For an article on chess periodicals, see http://www.chessmaniac.com/chess-periodicals/