A fun and easy way to learn chess

Watch video lessons, tackle exercises, and solve puzzles online — and do it all for free.

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How does it work?


Learn from courses

Improve your skills with video lessons, reinforce your knowledge with exercises, and demonstrate your mastery of the material through quizzes.

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Train with tactics

Solve thousands of puzzles and raise your game to the next level. Catering to players of all abilities, Chesscademy tracks your performance and recommends lessons tailored to you.

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Earn points and achievements

Completing lessons earns you points and awards as you journey through our courses. Show off your accomplishments to your friends!

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What people are saying

Chesscademy has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to learn chess.

Finally, a well designed product for learning chess. Nothing out there is as simple and painless.

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Abhishek Gupta, Lead UX Designer at Lumosity.

A really slick new start-up for anyone who has wanted to either learn chess or brush up on their chess strategy.

Ilya Pinchuk, Web Developer and SDA for U of I.

Ever wanted to learn chess? A beautiful, very guided tool: Chesscademy.

Patrick McConlogue, Journeyman.

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