Where chess players polish their craft

Welcome to Chess Craft!

We're glad you decided to play with us.

By creating an account you will get a free, 3 week, fully functional trial of the site. At the end of the 3 weeks, if you don't subscribe, the account will be locked.
On this site you can be completely anonymous if you wish. All that's required is a unique avatar name and a password. Everything else is optional.

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Chess is known as The Game of Kings.
In keeping with that heritage, and since we have children playing on this site, we ask that you keep your Avatar name to something you could tell your grandmother.
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You can always change these settings later

It's useful for scholastic players to know the age of their opponents.
Which age bracket do you belong to?
12 or younger
13 - 17

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A strong password will have at least 8 characters and include UPPER and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters (like #$%^&).

If you would like to be notified by email when your opponent moves,
then we'll need your email address.
Email addresss:
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It's fun to know what country your opponent lives in.
Which country are you from?

Players in the same timezone are more likely to be online at the same time
Which timezone are you in?

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Rather than making you go from 1200 to whatever your rating may be, you can specify your starting rating to make the process somewhat faster.
This rating can not be changed later, expect by winning or losing, or course!
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