Help with Chess

Probably the best site for players from the learner to intermediate levels would be: The ChessKid site (part of

For an introductory video: Learn to play chess

For puzzles: Test your chess skills

To play a computer (various levels) online: Play QWERTY

How to write down your moves: Chess Notation

Some other sites:

Chess Rules

Chess Variants - The rules of chess

The Rules of Chess for Kids

FIDE handbook

Chess is fun

So you wanna learn how to play chess?

US Chess Federation - Let's Play Chess

Chess Coaching in Ballarat

There are several options for group or individual coaching in Ballarat, or online.

Ballarat Junior Chess Club: Every Thursday evening at the BMI: For details see BJCC web page.
Scott Stewart Chess Coaching: Please see info about Scott's Chess Coaching Services here...
Jasan Barnett: Please see info and contact details here....
Chess Ideas (in Melbourne but Rob Bailey coaches locally as well)
Chess Kids (also in Melbourne - Ruari Coffey is a local contact for Chess Kids)