LINKS

Message Boards

The best website Forum and Message Boards dedicated to Chess Computers are :-

Schachcomputer.info (German)
Hiarcs Chess Forums (UK)
Chess Computer Corner (German) - Sascha Warnem
ünde (includes Buy/Search/Swap)

and formerly
Ismenio Sousa’s website - ChessComputers.org (USA)

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General Chess Computer Websites

Kurt’s Schachcomputer Homepage (German language) - Kurt Kispert
Schachcomputer.info (German) - Michael Völschow and others

Wiki Encyclopaedia at (Schachcomputer.info) - All Articles Index
ChessComputers.org (USA) - Ismenio Sousa
http://www.xs4all.nl/~tluif/chescom/Engindex.html
(Dutch + English) - my late friend Tom Luif -
at one time Netherlands largest collection plus charming blogs about chess computers and life in general

http://www.zanchetta.net/echecs/ (French + English) - Alain Zanchetta
http://www.meca-web.es/ (Spanish)
- Luis Barona
http://electronicchess.free.fr/index-UK.html (French + English)

http://www.spacious-mind.com (USA) - Nick Milichev
http://www.blitzchess.fr/fr/ (French) - Eric Belot
http://www.elpeon.com/index.php (German - including Ebay auction info) - José Gutiérrez

http://www.schaakcomputers.nl/index.php (Dutch) - Luuk Hofman
http://www.schaakcomputers.nl/hein_veldhuis/database/ (Dutch) - Hein Veldhuis
(Historical expert and archivist)

http://www.anacadigital.com/index.html (Spanish) - Álvaro Benlloch

http://www.csvn.nl/ (Dutch) - Computerschaak
http://www.tradechess.com.br/ (Brazilian) - Oswaldo Monteiro
http://pagesperso-orange.fr/Eric.Terrien/page1/page1.html (French) - Eric Terrien
http://chess-computer.blogspot.co.uk/ 
(German)
- Peter Haupert

Other Collection Websites

Steve Blincoe’s Photograph Collection (USA) - one of the World’s great collections.
Hein Veldhuis (Dutch) - old webpage on CVSN
Karsten Bauermeister (German) - Listing of one of the World’s great collections.
Tom’s Chess Computer Collection (Australian) - Thomas McBurney
Boris Is King (French Canadian and English) - Daniel Collin

Manuals

http://www.zanchetta.net/echecs/ (by far the best website for English/German/French manual scans)

Saitek/Mephisto manuals (if the link is broken use the Wayback Machine)
RadioShack Support including manuals
Lexibook manuals
Millennium manuals (click on Support)
Novag manuals - although Novag.com is now closed the manuals archive can still be accesssed using the “Wayback Machine”. Use Wayback dates in 2012 and this url - http://www.novag.com/Web%202006/Manual%20download/instructions.htm
Excalibur manuals
Classic Chess & Games (English manuals - USA retailer)

Chess Software

HIARCS (UK company of Mark Uniacke) - PC, Mac and iPhone chess software
Chess Genius (UK company of Richard Lang) - PC, pda and mobile phone chess software

Publications

Selective Search (Eric Hallsworth)

Chess Computer Retailers and “Markets”

Doska (Ken Gorman UK retailer)
Niggemann (German Retailer - all things chess computer)
Classic Chess & Games (USA Retailer - incl power supplies, chess pieces)

Schachboerse.de - Steffen Scholz      (Now Closed)

Updated 9th October 2013

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