Category Archives: Chess Apps

Tournaments to follow this week:

A short post to remind you on these interesting tournaments taking place this week:

  • Winter Classic A (Average ELO 2639) With players like Sevian, Shankland, Fedoseev
  • Winter Classic B (Average ELO 2513)
  • 7TH HD Bank Masters A An Open event with Wei Yi, Le Quang Liem, Bu Xiangzi, Cheparinov, Iturrizaga, Mareco so definitely something to keep an eye on!

You can follow all the action in your smartphone with the app FollowChess or via website at

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6 Chess Apps for Kids

Very often we get questions about apps kids can use to learn or improve their chess. We were aware of apps to solve puzzles and play chess, but they were not all suitable for kids who are just starting to discover the magic of chess. That being said, we spent the last couple of days having fun and trying some chess apps designed for kids.

Here’s our recommendation:

Chess for Kids. FREE, offers in-app purchases. We found this app that’s offered by easy to use, with a friendly interface and very useful for kids. They can learn the rules with the short introductory video, solve puzzles in order to sharpen their tactical vision and practice what they’ve learned versus computers of different ratings (from 400 to 2200) or online, against other children.

Coach Jay’s Chess Academy. FREE, offers in-app purchases. The app is structured in 5 levels and teaches kids very important concepts: checkmate, defense, endgame, strategy and tactics.… Read more

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5 Apps for Chess players


What are the essential Apps to be keep track of what’s hapening in the world of chess through your smartphone? Don’t know? No problem.

Here is a list of our top 5:

FollowChessFollow Chess. FREE. This one is a must have if you want to follow live retransmisions from tournaments all around the world. It’s free and easy to use, you don’t need signing up or anything. You can upgrade to PRO version in order to enjoy more features like looking through past games, download pgn etc. You should have this one by now, but if you don’t have it yet, go get it installed!

chess24Chess24 FREE Definitely a top App. Not only you can follow live retransmision of every major event but this is also a server in which you can play online against people around the globe. It also has an engine to analyse your games right after you finish playing.… Read more

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