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.
Author: Leon Watson
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.
Castling is one of those special rules where to be a strong player you don’t just need to know how to castle in chess, you need to master how to castle in chess! Thankfully, castling is not too hard to get to grips with but once you know the basic rules there are a few …... click here to read more.
The idea behind KIS 1.e4 was born in June 2017, when I was coaching junior players at the German Youth Championships. Most of them play 1.e4, but I was not a 1.e4 player at the time and I didn’t know of a book that would help me in quickly preparing some lines. So I figured …... click here to read more.
We originally sent this out as an email to our members, but then thought we may as well put it on our blog: it is our staff picks for our own personal favourite releases so far in 2019. A bit like the recommendations you get in book stores. We’re the guys who’ve worked hard on …... click here to read more.
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Ex-world champion Viswanathan Anand may be past his prime. But the tiger from Madras is still going strong! With a near-endless list of tournament and match wins, including world championships, Viswanathan Anand net worth will undoubtedly be one of the highest in the game. Vishy Anand Net Worth Estimates Few doubt the 49-year-old is his …... click here to read more.
As you may already know, tomorrow we are releasing perhaps our most exciting course yet: the highly-anticipated Game Changer on Chessable. The book in print for is already out – but this will be different: it will be the only trainable version of Game Changer and it will be with MoveTrainer™. Wow. But we thought …... click here to read more.
Hello chess improvers, we have a treat for you today – and it’s got nothing to do with us Chessable staff members: a way to create your own chess flashcards/personalised puzzle repository. In fact, this is from one of our members who has kindly taken the time to write up a really useful guide on …... click here to read more.
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It was at the World Chess Championship in November that I snatched a quick chat with Demis Hassabis, handed him a Chessable card and suggested he check us out. Clearly, he was a man to make a connection with. Demis, a formidable chess player in his time and now the head of Google DeepMind, had just …... click here to read more.
We’d all love to play swashbuckling chess – but it’s not always easy, especially when our opponent sets out to be solid. So if you want to spice up your play, why not try our top five rarely played chess openings for White? We’ve collected five of the best attacking lines on Chessable for you …... click here to read more.