Chess and Technology
Online Conference
5-6 December 2020

You can watch our presentation below: Make a difference in learning chess – set up a large scale online educational project in 30 minutes. LearningChess regularly attends the London Chess Conference since 2014. We introduce our new developments and results each year, and the conference is also a great opportunity

Our connection to the “Critical thinking” chess movie

UPDATE: Our blog entry from 2015 received special actuality today. The People Magazine called us a few weeks ago that they would like to use one of our earlier blog post photos in their article about John Leguizamo’s Critical Thinking movie, which tells a real life tale about teens of color achieving against the odds. It turns out that the movie is about our partner teacher, Mr. Mario Martinez.

Introducing our new distributor from Sri Lanka, Global Chess Club

Mr. Shamin Dulal Achinthaka De Moraes from Global Chess Club and LearningChess signed a distributor agreement for Sri Lanka. The goals of the cooperation: Mr. Shamin De Moraes (FIDE ID 9900330) is a professional chess coach, chess arbiter, and tournament organizer. He is a FIDE rated player with the peak

Active opening repertoire
The new course has arrived

Based on our users’ request, we developed a new opening course for beginners, and online players, called “Active opening repertoire“. We still recommend that first, you learn the logic behind chess and the basic moves from our Beginner course, before mastering any openings. Moreover, a solid middlegame and endgame knowledge are also essential, which you can learn from the Intermediate and Advanced courses.

However, if you want to become a successful player in today’s computerized chess world, you also need to put emphasis on your opening strategy. That is why we launched the “Active opening repertoire” in September 2020.

Best practices: Greveløkka Children’s Chess Club and Løten Junior High School, Norway

(Norsk versjon >>)

Time-to-time, we share with our readers the best practices of using LearningChess scholastic and chess club version around the world.

We fly to Norway now, and visit the Løten Junior High School and the Greveløkka Children’s Chess Club. We have interviewed Mr. Trond Nerland, teacher and coach, who uses LearningChess to improve the chess skills of his 8-16 years old students in both places.

Do you want to be a good player quickly?
Vil du bli god i en fart?

(Vil du bli god i en fart? – Norsk versjon >>)

The LearningChess Norwegian version launched just six months ago, but we have already received a lot of positive feedback from coaches and home users who bought access to the courses and the Learning Management. However, the biggest surprise was a review in the latest issue of the Norwegian Chess Magazine (Norsk Sjakkblad).

The Norwegian Chess Magazine (Norsk Sjakkblad) #2/220


Welcome to LearningChess Free for Schools Program info page for the 2020/21 school year.

More than 70.000 children studied worldwide with LearningChess for free in our different scholastic programs in the last years.

We understand that our program is becoming increasingly important during the coronavirus pandemic. We gladly inform you that LearningChess owners extend the ongoing charity program to the 2020/21 school year for underprivileged schools.

This year’s motto: “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Theresa

Haque Academy PAKISTAN

Haque Academy, Pakistan uses LearningChess for 2018. Countless students have been learning from the lessons and became better players by practicing with the puzzles. Let’s see which methods they are using in learning chess.

How LearningChess helped Vyom
in winning his first U-6 medal

Update (February 2020) Vyom is a FIDE rated player!
In January 2020 Vyom got 1146 FIDE rapid rating. He is 8.5 years old now.
His father, Prashant said: With the coach and study, his chess game is improving day by day.

Update (November 2017) More medals in the following tournaments
Vyom won two gold medals in his next tournaments in U7 Category. Please find more details below.

LearningChess lanseres i Norge

(LearningChess launched in Norway – English version >>)

Norske sjakkspillere har savnet et så omfattende læreverk på norsk som LearningChess tilbyr nå. Både nybegynnere og sterke klubbspillere kan har mye å lære fra prisvinnende og interaktive online leksjoner.

LearningChess er en verdensomspennende plattform for å lære og spille sjakk. Den norske versjonen er oversatt av WIM Sheila Barth Stanford som arbeider fulltid som sjakktrener. Hennes voksne og unge elever har testet ut LearningChess de siste månedene. Sheila har vært mesterspiller i flere tiår og er en aktiv turneringsspiller.