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 couldn’t help ourselves. Less than 24 hours after Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates tournament in Berlin to secure a world title tilt against Magnus Carlsen we were onto him. Most of all we wanted to know when the trash-talking would start! But also what the new World Chess Championship challenger’s relationship with the champion …... click here to read more.
As the players arrive in Berlin for the start of the 2018 Candidates Tournament, our writer BRYAN CASTRO brings us his ultimate tournament preview: Finding a Challenger From March 10, eight of the top players in the world will be battling it in the Candidates Tournament to see who will face Magnus Carlsen for the …... click here to read more.
Shortly before Christmas, Chessable had the pleasure of catching up with Garry Kasparov to talk about his work with the Chess In Schools and Communities charity, which helps get kids involved in this great game we play. Kasparov, who we have a tactics training book on, dominated the world of chess for two decades and is, as everyone …... click here to read more.
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Hello chess fans, we have a few nice little updates to our brilliant chess learning platform to report! Admittedly, they’re not going to completely rock your world but we hope these tweaks will make using Chessable just that little bit better. Most of the ideas have actually been suggested by our users – we’re just …... click here to read more.
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You may not have noticed, but we’ve been working around the clock to find new ways to improve your chess training. Yes, quite literally around the clock. That’s because our new feature allows you more freedom to fiddle with the time you have for each puzzle or variation you want to learn. We are pleased …... click here to read more.
Today we’ve reached another milestone. You can now learn chess tactics for beginners (and beyond) right here on Chessable. We’ve taken the classic puzzle book, 1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners, by New in Chess, and made it fully interactive! Ever wanted to apply the Woodpecker method to an excellent tactics book? Well, here is your chance. …... click here to read more.
At Chessable, our mission is to make learning chess as effective, as fun and as easy as possible. If this means re-engineering part of our core features, then that’s exactly what we’ll do. Today, the long awaited and highly requested change to Chessable’s study flow is finally here. From today on your learning experience should …... click here to read more.
MVP. We’ve thrown this acronym around here a lot. It stands for Minimum Viable Product. While we are fortunate that the days when Chessable was a bare-bones MVP are now long gone, I still remember those days fondly. The MVP idea is simple, build just enough to see if there is an interest, and then …... click here to read more.
Have you ever tried to make or import your own custom Chessable book? If you have and you aren’t a PRO member, chances are you’ve run into our “Advanced Line Study” limitation. Guess what? Hurrah! It’s gone for good. Now everyone can enjoy making their own book. Here is how one of our users described …... click here to read more.