A fun and easy way to learn chess.

Watch videos, complete exercises, and solve puzzles online — and do it all for free!

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How does it work?


Learn from our courses

Each lesson contains videos, exercises, and quizzes. Learn from the videos, reinforce your newfound knowledge on the exercises, and demonstrate your mastery of the material on the quizzes.

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Train with tactics

Solve thousands of puzzles and raise your rating! Through learning algorithms, Chesscademy can identify your strengths and weaknesses and make recommendations on things you should learn.

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

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

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