Author: David Kramaley

Cyclical Review: The Woodpecker Method feature you can use on ANY tactics course + custom reps!

By David Kramaley / On / In Chess improvement, Chessable news, Learning chess

Back in September when we launched The Woodpecker Method, we were excited at the prospect of allowing you to study with the exact method recommended by GM Axel Smith and GM Hans Tikkanen. However, it proved to be a slightly tricky feature with a lot of changes to the legacy code, which meant it would …

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Bringing chess books to life… and now in print

By David Kramaley / On / In Chess news, Chessable news, Start-up life

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 …

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Sort by accuracy: the PRO feature that will supercharge your chess learning

By David Kramaley / On / In Chess science, Features, Learning chess

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 …

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Synced chess videos: How to strengthen recall with a fresh new mode of review

By David Kramaley / On / In Chess science, Chessable news

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 …

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