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Free Prodigy Program Sample Lessons

Since 2014, Chess University's Prodigy Program has been the world's #1 online chess learning program. We've helped over 20,000 students learn chess live online from the best coaches and one of our youth students even went on to become the youngest chess master in American history. While the...


Student Game Analysis Video w/ New Instructor Ryan Murphy!

We are happy to announce that Chess University Assistant Director and former Assistant Instructor Ryan Murphy is now an Instructor at Chess University who will contribute to our instructional content in an increased capacity. Ryan is a USCF expert chess player and coach who has been teaching...


Chess University Intro To Chess Crash Course Video #1 - Overview

With an estimated 600 million players worldwide, chess is one of the world's greatest games. In recent times, the game has been gaining recognition for its academic and mental health benefits. In fact, countries such a Armenia have integrated chess into their school curricula as a core...


Game Analysis Video #1 - Kairav Joshi

Hello everyone! After a break from recording video lessons and teaching live classes, I'm happy to announce my schedule has improved and I have more time to teach chess. Alongside my return, I would like to introduce a new type of instructional content we are creating called Student Game...


Welcome to ChessVL

Welcome to :) ChessVL is a new website (in beta) by Chess University, Inc. that focuses on self-paced, on-demand video courses. At this time, remains the primary website for our academy but we're actively releasing new video courses on ChessVL. The two sites may...