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For a good (and free!) chess playing program, take a look at WinBoard by Tim Mann.   Click on the image above to visit the WinBoard site and download the latest version.

For intermediate players, Mark Emblem suggests the excellent Chess Position Trainer, free software that specialises in chess openings, training and repertoire management.  Highly recommended for players wishing to improve.  You can find out more by clicking the image above.

Anyone looking for free and comprehensive chess database software might want to take a look at SCID.  Click on the image above to visit the site.

With the free ChessBase reader, you can open all standard file formats (.cbh, .cbf, .pgn), play through games on a stunningly rendered board, watch ChessBase training videos and much more.