Welcome to La Mecca, the first real Encyclopedia
of Chess on Internet.
In this site you find a lot of information about chess,
chess players (images, biographies, ecc.), chess events
(tournament tables), Elo lists and calculation, ECO
codes and, of course, thousands of links to best
chess sites all over the world.
Maurizio Mascheroni, maskeret
Who, When and Where
Up to date:
Players: 3302 - Images: 3647 - Update: Jul 27, 2003
Events: 1627 - Images: 411 - Update: Jan 2, 2003
Who is Who
A comprehensive guide to all major chess figures,
with a lot of biographical data and images.
When and Where
A complete guide to all major chess events,
with a lot of tournaments tables, news
A guide to all major chess events,
ordered by date.
Jack is an International Chess Calendar
and it's a self made chess players service. You can add/modify/delete chess events of every type (tournaments, congress, lessons, online event, and so on) and they will be immediately visible online!
Use of Jack is free for everyone! JACK - Just Another Chess Calendar
Clink! Click the link!
Links: 18658 -
Last update: 2006-12-23
Welcome to Clink!,
probably the greatest collection of chess links
on the net.
You can add your favourite chess site and suggest
new categories. Enjoy!
Elo Calculator & Lists
With these pages you can calculate ELO rating
for some countries. Please, send me ELO
rules for your country: I'll create a page
About this site
My name is Maurizio Mascheroni
and I'm an Italian chess player
and tournaments director. I have made this site
to help chess players all over the world.
I hope you enjoy my work.
If you want to add or change the information
about a player (for
Who is Who section), you
can compile this form.
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