NetChess. Freeware chess game that gives you full online multiplayer access for fun and delectation. Interestingly enough, you can also use it to play over your local network, which makes it perfect for goofing off around the office.
NetChess is a chess program that allows you to play with opponent over internet/intranet or on the local computer. You can load or save game. The built-in chat provides a quick and efficient solution to essential communication between players. This software will verify your moves according to chess rules. Features include chess-clock, move logging, coordinate system, and much more.