The oldest chess magazine in continuous publication, British
Chess Magazine offers a window onto chess history and history
in the making. Be sure to check out the Britbase section of
the site (which is hard to find from the main page if you
don't know to look for it). Britbase,
the British Chess Game Archive, features downloads of PGN
files from almost all British tournaments in history, including
almost all of the great Hastings tournaments.
Your window onto the world of correspondence chess. I recommend
the column On
the Square for those interested in history and Hard
Chess for those who enjoy analysis, but there is a wealth
of information, games, and archives for you to explore. You
might enjoy John Hilbert's piece titled Stalking
the Blue-Eyed Chess Score.
One of the best sites on the net, this site reads like an
amazing monthly magazine with several ongoing features and
archives to back issues. Includes book reviews, opening analysis,
Chess Notes by Edward Winter (now at Chess History)
The great chess historian (semi-emeritus) shares his findings in a series of articles, formerly at Chess Cafe. If you are into chess history, you'll want to check back here often.
Cambridge Springs 1904
An excellent site on an important historical tournament for Marshall.
Tim Krabbe's wonderful collection of far-fetched facts from
the history of the royal game. A truly entertaining and often
humorous site that you must visit.
An active clearinghouse for chess historians and those interested
in seeing works in progress.
Chess History Discussion Board
Now part of the Google Groups, DejaNews Chess History is the
best place to talk about history or post a history related
Go visit for yourself the site of the great Dimock Theme Tournament