Learn how to play chess online

Watch video lessons, tackle exercises, and solve chess tactics online — and do it all for free

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How does it work?


Learn from courses

Learn how to play chess online through video lessons. Reinforce your knowledge through exercises. Demonstrate your mastery of the material through quizzes.

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Train with chess tactics

Solve thousands of chess puzzles and raise your game to the next level. Chesscademy tracks your performance on chess tactics and helps you improve.

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Earn points and achievements

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

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What people are saying

Chesscademy has inspired hundreds of thousands of people around the world to learn how to play 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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