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Why all Formula 1 drivers should play chess
by JacquelineW on Mar 23, 2017   282   0
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   275   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   125   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   250   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   243   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   196   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   306   0
‘Inspired’ is almost an understatement to describe chess teacher Huub van der Logt. He passionately explains his vision on chess teaching. “Every chess ...
Lessons to be learned from Tata Steel Chess (Part 1)
by Frank on Jan 24, 2017   258   0
Do you think grandmasters’ games are too difficult to follow for beginners? Let’s have a look at what the chess players have been doing during the first six r...
Tata Steel Chess: schaakverslag ronde 1 t/m 6
by Frank on Jan 21, 2017   274   1
Het Tata Steel Chess Tournament is intussen een week onderweg en de topgrootmeesters hebben er zes van de dertien ronden op zitten. Het toernooi is voor hen dus bijna op ...
Limited-time offer for chess coaches
Chessity on Jan 15, 2017   283   0
We have exciting news for chess coaches, teachers and children around the world. 2017 will be the year in which new chess heroes are created. Thanks to our continued...
Who is your chess hero? (#chesshero)
by JacquelineW on Jan 14, 2017   84   1
Today, we officially launched our #ChessHero campaign! (We’ve already done some warming-up, so you may have noticed). There’s a champion in everyone and chess...
Chessity for third year in a row official partner of...
Chessity on Jan 5, 2017   187   0
The 79th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament begins Friday, January 13th, in Wijk aan Zee. For the third year in a row, Tata Steel Chess Tournament has joined fo...
Why the Tata Steel Chess Tournament is so special
by JacquelineW on Jan 5, 2017   250   0
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is coming up! The event in Wijk aan Zee (Holland), to which Chessity is a partner, is famously known as the 'Wimbledon of chess'.&nbs...
Chessity at the London Chess Conference
by JacquelineW on Dec 8, 2016   459   1
We are excited to share that we are participating in this year’s London Chess Conference (10-12 December), on its three-day exploration of the didactics of c...
Meet Chessity’s teaching bots: your one-on-one...
by JacquelineW on Nov 25, 2016   569   2
Have you done any chess lessons at Chessity lately? Then you will have noticed that things have changed a bit. That’s because Chessity’s teaching bots have en...
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