The biggest award of all is the amount of friendly emails received from hundreds of readers from all over the world.
Below, you find the other awards received from our beginning to about 2002:
ChessAward.org Great Chess Resource Award. April 30, 2002.
Open Directory Cool Site Award. April 2002.
High In The Sky Award ®. January 7, 2002.
Britannica.com, the website associated
with the Encyclopaedia Britannica, awarded us their
Internet Guide Award. January 31, 2000.
CyberTeddy's Top 500 WebSite award. January 27, 2000.
Mind Sports Olympiad Link of the week.
The first `Link of the Week' award, ever given out by the Mind Sports Olympiad
website. This is a big yearly event where many `mind sports' (like chess,
bridge, and many other games) are played. September 9 - 15, 1999.
Every day, a site on games is selected in World Village, and the Chess
Variant Pages were selected for July 12, 1996.
NetGuide gives out Golden and Platinum awards.
Bonus.com gives a `kid-safe' browsing environment, and includes the Chess
The Chess Variant Pages were picked by the website, associated with the
Los Angeles Times.
Exite reviewed the site and gave it a rating of 3 out of 4. The review
is no longer present on their site.
The Britannica Internet Guide gave the Chess Variant Pages a Recommended
(*) rating. About 15% of their reviewed sites receives such a rating; about
1% receives a better rating. This is the website, associated with the Encyclopedia
The Chess Variant Pages are an essential chess link.
MGI Guidebook member. Website with links to sites with information on digital publishing, images, etc.
Of some awards, I am more proud of than others. This one falls in the second
category. Majon does not give a link back to my site: that usually costs $599,
but because of the award the fee was reduced to $99. Hm.
. This was given to the webpage with the rules of chess. (Note that their link to the CVP is called "Illustrated Rules of Chess" and links to the original location at Hans Bodlaender's university website.)
These pages also made it to U.S. television - they were mentioned in a program called Cyberlife (I'm told.)
A number of reviews of the website have appeared, amongst others in:
WWW page made by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: September 16, 1997. Last modified: January 7, 2002.