There are many programs! Try Chess.com, where you can play against people from all over the world to practice or chesstempo.com which is a favorite of mine. You can practice unlimited tactics and endgames! Just a couple of nice sites!
Stockfish chess engine
There are several websites that allow you to play free online chess such as chess site, sparkchess, chessfriends, redhotpawn, flyordie, chessworld, gamenet and more.
There are many online gaming websites that offer chess free to play. Some of these websites include Spark Chess, Chess, Play Chess as well as Chess World.
Free chess games can be played on many websites such as chessworld, sparkchess and gameknot. The learn4good site has free chess games for adults and board games for adults and children.
Facebook chess. Make sue it is Come2play chess. It can also e played on google games and my space
http://www.freechess.org/ or download a program called blitzin AKA ICC (Internet Chess Club) Answer register at a site called chess.com and that's it play unlimited games free,quick,easy and no downloads
Websites afford to run free games, like chess free online, by receiving money from companies for advertisement. The companies get theirs ads on the games and the game sites afford to run the website.
You can play free chess, without having to register an account at ChessAnyTime.com. The web address is: http://www.chessanytime.com/
If an online resource is required there is website called Chess which offers many free chess games. If you want a real life game, many households have a chess set tucked away and people willing to play with you.
There are many ways to improve or get help on a chess game. * Getting a chess coach. * Visiting a local chess club. * Using the Internet, via free sites such as Yahoo! Chess, or more expensive but with extra features such as the Internet Chess Club (ICC), by visiting chessclub.com * Using programed chess software, available on CD-rom at you local electronics store. Fritz, Chessmaster, Chesster are popular softwares that can analyze, improve and even play you in chess games.
Some good free chess places are chesscube.com chess.com freechess.org with only having to downloead freechess.org. If your a USCF player you can play on world chess live which is basically free if your part of the USCF. I have the same question, and this links are pages where you can play Online. I want a free chess software to play offline in my computer. Where can I find it?