SchemingMind.com Online Chess Journal
The SchemingMind.com journal is intended to be a collection of orginal articles
about chess and chess variants; and chess puzzles, problems and compositions. Anyone
may submit an article to the journal, however acceptance is at the discretion of
the editorial team.
Suggested Topics for Articles
- Discussions about chess variants
- Original annotations of classic games
- Reports from chess events (tournaments, etc.)
- Reviews of chess web sites
- Historical articles
- Articles about chess clubs or leagues
- Humorous related articles
- Biographies of your favourite players
There is also a section of the journal for chess puzzles, problems and compositions.
These will be selected by our editorial team from those posted in the puzzles forum
and checked for accuracy before publication.
Instructions for Authors
Please submit your articles in HTML format but with minimal formatting (some images
may be included). The SchemingMind house style will be applied - other style information
may be removed before publication.
The article format allows for clickable links to a dynamic chess board, if you wish
to use the board in your article please embed a FEN string in square brackets where
you'd like the link to appear.
Members of SchemingMind.com who have an article accepted by the journal will be
awarded three months of free full membership (the free membership offer does not
apply to chess puzzles).
In order to maintain the quality of the Journal, articles may be subject to a peer
review process before they are accepted for publication.
All material submitted should be either original or submitted with the permission
of the copyright holder. Classic games may be submitted, however all annotations
must be original.
Authors retain the copyright on their work after submission and may publish it elsewhere,
however by submitting work to SchemingMind.com you are granting the site pemission
to publish your work in perpituity and royalty free.
Please note that unlike the forums here on SchemingMind.com, it is possible to access
the journal without being signed on to the site, so your article may be indexed
by search engines.
SchemingMind.com will not knowingly publish copyright material without appropriate
consent, however journal articles and puzzles may come from a number of sources.
Please inform the webmaster of any copyright violations and the offending material
will be removed.