Dear Chessable learners, today I’d like to wish you all happy and prosperous new year! I also wanted to continue our tradition of year in review and offer you a little spoiler for the year to come. Before I do that, I wanted to give you all a big thanks for being part of our …... click here to read more.
Author: David Kramaley
It is just over a year that we have been “bringing books to life”. We take classic print books and turn them into fully interactive MoveTrainer™ courses. It’s been a challenging yet amazing journey. To mark a new milestone we are doing something awesome, including a giveaway of $1,000 in chess prizes, so please do …... click here to read more.
We recently released a series of improvements which we shared with you here, and today I wanted to announce a few more that many of you have been eagerly awaiting. So here goes: 1. Toggle auto next lesson From now on, if you have this enabled, your next lesson will be presented to you automatically …... click here to read more.
We are now living in a post-GDPR world. By now, you must have noticed some of your favourite sites (including Chessable) showing you “proper” consent notices, adding cookie banners and what not. Today’s blog post is to summarise what we have done to be compliant with the GDPR. Plus, we wanted to let you know …... click here to read more.
Chess is a complex game. Often there will be positions that look very familiar to you. The familiarity triggers your wishes to play a known thematic move. However, even the slightest of nuances can turn a good move into a bad one. Perhaps it’s a tempo up or down, perhaps the “other” rook was moved. There …... click here to read more.
We don’t like to blow our own trumpet as much as the next person, so we rarely do it. However, our latest milestone is a special one. We are particularly proud of it and wanted to celebrate. Thanks to your support, in 2018 we have paid out nearly USD 50,000 in commissions to our publishing …... click here to read more.
I have only shared this with a few people, but one of the reasons I co-founded Chessable, was that I had watched almost every single chess video available on my favourite openings, and yet remembered nothing. I listened carefully, and I reviewed some of the videos more than once. However, time after time, nothing stuck, and …... click here to read more.
This is a long overdue change that’s finally arrived for PRO members. As many of you will know, Chessable uses a spaced repetition scheduling algorithm to test you and refresh your memory at optimal times. The more answers in a row you get correctly, the more the scheduling spaces out reviews. However, what if: You …... click here to read more.
The pause study session feature is finally here. It’s a simple concept and a seemingly simple function, yet it took us a while as we had to polish up a few different things under the hood before it was possible. So without further ado, here it is, while studying, click on the pause icon to …... click here to read more.
This is a short blog post to announce a site-wide change, from today on the default setting for all Chessable books is to review variations as “whole variation”. For most of you, this should go unnoticed, and the site will continue to work the same. However, for some of you, if you have noticed that …... click here to read more.