Chessable developer William Hoggarth, a 1600 elo player originally from the UK but who now lives in Siberia, is on the hunt for new chess tips for beginners. In June, William came in from the cold (quite literally) to play to his first over the board tournament for seven years and found the mental side …... click here to read more.
There are two ways to play for a draw – to enter a variation that leads to a forced draw (though in this case the opponent should also be willing to enter there) or to go for a simplified and drawish position, which still needs to be played but one where the probability of draw …... click here to read more.
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What an event the 19th Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open in New York this weekend was! IM John Bartholomew and I attended as a duo on Saturday to do a little promo stuff and spread the word about Chessable – and we were both blown away by it. Chess-in-the-Park is a tournament held every year at the …... click here to read more.
Today is simply unbelievable! We are delighted to announce that Chessable has become part of the Play Magnus & Chess24 family... click here to read more.
Love Chessable but think you can improve it? If the answer is yes, and if you share our core values of making learning chess easy, fun and efficient, you could join our team!... click here to read more.
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In this post, I’d like to provide an update on the lines of our Najdorf repertoire... click here to read more.
Hi everyone, our all-American hero IM John Bartholomew is off to a 4th July parade today and will then spend the rest of it “grilling out”, whatever that means. But first, he’s launched a very special Independence Day sale for you today. We’re pleased to say a stack of our US-based authors have got on …... click here to read more.
There are two types of endgames, theoretical and practical and the way to study them is different.... click here to read more.
Dear Chessable learners, It’s been a busy but absolutely fantastic start to the year for us! We’ve had legends of chess film at our studios for you, like GM Harikrishna, GM Aagaard, and GM Shankland. And guess what, we’ve released more courses in the first four months of 2019 than in the entirety of 2018! …... click here to read more.
One of the most important aspects of self-control during a game of chess is the ability to stay calm under pressure. Imagine a situation when on move 30, in a highly complex position you have a few promising options at your disposal but you have only 10 minutes to reach move 40. To make it …... click here to read more.