How do you get there? You’ll find the link near the bottom of the left-hand pane, under “Customer Care”:
Click on the link to receive instructions on how to register for the Free Chess Area.
After you’ve registered, you’ll find all kinds of free downloads categorized by type:
You’ll find game collections to download, free chess software (including chessplaying programs and chess utilities such as a program which allows you to scan chess diagrams from printed sources and import them into programs which can read FEN, EPD, or PGN notation), even some beautiful chess related screensavers.
Additional links to other areas appear at the top of the screen; these extra links offer helpful advice on topics such as how to select and use chess software to improve your game, how to select a chess set that’s right for you, even basics for beginners such as chess principles and terminology.
There’s a lot of good worthwhile stuff there and, best of all, it’s free. So what are you waiting for? Check out ChessCentral’s Free Chess Area today — you’re sure to find something of interest!
Have fun! — Steve