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New Player Registration
Registering at Stan's NetChess is free and easy! Just enter a couple of pieces of information below and click on the
button. An E-Mail, containing a special link for you to go to with your browser, will be sent to the E-Mail address you give.
you must give a valid E-Mail address in order to register
here at Stan's NetChess.
Stan's NetChess is a family-friendly site offering a place for chess players of all ages to participate. Any potentially offensive content will be removed from the site.
Don't worry if you are not sure of what some of the options mean. You will be able to change any of this information later.
Please type your password twice.
Characters allowed in your nickname and password are:
letters, numbers, '-', '+', '*' and ' ' (space)
Please Note: Nicknames deemed offensive by Stan
will be changed.
Final registration instructions
will be sent to this E-Mail address.
Registration cannot be completed
without a valid E-Mail Address!
, you can show my E-Mail address here,
but I understand Stan's NetChess
will never disclose my E-Mail
address to any other organization.
, keep my E-Mail address private.
Please give country at least, and
use this format:
Country, State, Town
USA, Texas, Dallas
Canada, Quebec, Montreal
Make sure you start it with
Your philosophy, motto, or whatever
you want. Please keep it clean,
and not too long.
This information is shown
in the Players Directory
E-Mail when your turn?
, don't send me E-Mail when it is my turn in a game.
, send me an E-Mail whenever it is my turn in any game at Stan's NetChess.
Do you want to receive
, I don't want people to challenge me directly.
, I would like people to challenge me.
Games at Stan's NetChess are started via Public and Private challenges.
You will have the option of rejecting any challenges made to you.
How did you hear about Stan's NetChess?
I don't know
From a Search Site (Yahoo, Webcrawler...)
From a friend
From an advertising banner at another site
From a "Chess Links" page at another site
From one of the Chess WebRings
From the Yahoo Friends of Stan's NetChess Club
From Family PC Magazine
Maximum number of active games per opponent:
This option pertains to Public Challenges only. When another player tries to accept a Public
Challenge that you have made, the system will not allow it if the number of active games you
currently have with that player exceeds this value. (Usage of this option will become more clear
as you gain experience with the site - and you can always change this value later) 10 is the Maximum.
Which player should be shown at the
Bottom of Board
, always show me at the bottom of the board.
, always show White player at bottom.
, always show Black player at bottom.
, always show my opponent at bottom.
What is your preferred
, show me the larger pieces by default.
, show me the smaller pieces by default.
, show me the tiny pieces by default (best for WebTV).
The previous 2 options only affect links from your Player Page. They allow you to immediately
see the game in the way you like to see it. Remember, you will be able to change these settings later.
Depending on your display settings, the smaller pieces may fit on your screen better.
When you click on the Submit Registration button, an e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you entered above. In that e-mail there will be a link for you to go to with your browser. When you go the link in the e-mail, you will enter your Stan's NetChess password and then you will immediately be registered with Stan's NetChess.