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Surprising Benefits Of Playing Chess For Children
by fredrik on Apr 10, 2018, updated Apr 12, 2018   160   2
What is the first thought that crosses your mind when someone mentions chess? Do you see it as a game which can only be played by the intellectuals? Or probably, you visu...
Improve your chess with the personal dashboard
Chessity on Feb 22, 2018   645   2
How far have you progressed with the chess lessons in Chessity? What are the strengths and weaknesses of your chess? And: how can you improve yourself? Insight into you...
Meet Chessto, your virtual chess teacher
Chessity on Jan 17, 2018, updated Jan 18, 2018   917   3
Chessity has released the biggest update since the start of the program. The most striking new feature is the chess teaching robot Chessto. Chessto is our newest developm...
Chessity for fourth year in a row official partner...
Chessity on Jan 15, 2018, updated Jan 16, 2018   666   0
The 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee is on its way, and once more, the tournament organization has teamed up with Chessity. For the&...
Great e-tool for teaching chess: digital chess demo...
Chessity on Aug 31, 2017   3705   1
Still using a physical chess demo board? Here's why you won't be needing it any longer: Chessity provides chess coaches and teachers with a superb e-tool for chess teachi...
How to Get Far in Chess: Get the Basics Right
by chesskontakt on Jul 14, 2017   1339   8
Master the basics – only then you can go any further You study hard to be better at chess. You spend hours and hours accumulating knowledge of all stages of the ga...
First Chessity Pawn Diploma awarded in Brazil
by JacquelineW on Apr 28, 2017   1055   6
Maria Elisa Prado Texeira is the first chess student in Brazil who has been awarded the Chessity Pawn Diploma! The diploma was presented to her yesterday by Marcel Pruijt...
Race your own Formula 1 car in the new racing game
Chessity on Apr 13, 2017   987   0
Chessity has a special gift for all young Formula 1 fans: a new chess learning game in which you get to drive your own Formula 1 car. The new racing game is included in t...
Why all Formula 1 drivers should play chess
by JacquelineW on Mar 23, 2017   1426   2
When three-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton was asked to name a second favorite sport, the Mercedes driver's answer surprised many: "Do you know that I have...
New teacher dashboard now available!
Chessity on Mar 10, 2017   1012   0
Chessity for teachers just got a whole lot better! We are very happy to announce the new teacher dashboard (in beta) inside Chessity. If you have a coach profile, you&rsq...
FIDE Women's World Championship 2017 (Day 1)
by Katerina on Feb 10, 2017   306   0
Let's get a little bit more chess enthusiasm before the first round of the event! Soon we will review two important games from previous championships. Will you recognize ...
FIDE Women's World Championship 2017 (Day 0)
by Katerina on Feb 9, 2017   509   1
Dear readers, I am happy to be back writing about chess! It's also great that my first blog of 2017 has a lot of current information, is directly tied to my chess and it'...
Lessons to be learned from Tata Steel Chess (Part 2)
by Frank on Feb 2, 2017   583   0
Beginners at chess often think that grandmasters are infallible. But they are not. Even grandmasters of chess make mistakes. Even the world champion can mis...
Tata Steel and chess: the longest sports sponsorship?
by JacquelineW on Jan 28, 2017   568   0
In 1938, Hoogovens lend its name to the first edition of a small chess tournament in Beverwijk. 79 years later, the steel company – now Tata Steel – is stil...
Every chess lesson should celebrate the fun of chess
by JacquelineW on Jan 24, 2017   974   0
‘Inspired’ is almost an understatement to describe chess teacher Huub van der Logt. He passionately explains his vision on chess teaching. “Every chess ...
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