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Tactics Training

Train tactics using the WoodPecker Method developed by GM's Axel Smith, and Hans Tikkanen.

Re-program your unconscious mind. With benefits including sharper tactical vision, fewer blunders, and better play when in time trouble as well as improved intuition.

Generate puzzle sets and train on them, while the site takes care of tracking your accuracy & time spent.

Endgame Practice

Fundamental to the game of chess, endgames are an area of chess which many players neglect in their training.

Not as exciting as openings, not as sexy as middlegame tactics, but arguably much more important than either.

Pick from Queen, Rook, Knight, Bishop, or Pawn endgames. Or let fate decide.

Visualisation & Calculation

Do you struggle to see past two or three moves? Find long calculations difficult? So did we.

With our visualisation trainer you are presented with a board position, and a list of moves at the end of which will be a simple tactic.

All you need to do is play the given sequence of moves in your head, decide on your final move and then check if you were correct.

Knight Vision

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or even experienced player - board vision is crucial to the game of Chess.

We have devised a very simple method of improving your board vision through the use of knights.

Simply put, race against the clock to calculate the fastest way a knight can get to a given square. Rack up a streak and try to beat your own high score.

About Us is designed to be a super easy to use, but incredibly powerful training tool to improve your chess.

When I (Keeghan) started working on this site, I focused on building tools that:

  • I personally needed in my chess journery
  • I would be happy to use on a daily basis
  • Didn't have equivalents elsewhere online

As a huge fan of (and big relier on) OpenSource projects my aim is to always offer for free. However, there are overheads to running websites like this, namely:

  • Website Hosting
  • Domain Registration
  • Database Storage

Some of which I am happy to front myself (remember, I use this website myself every day). Some I recoup through offering publicly the Puzzle API which I developed for this site (although that too has a free tier).

However, most of the costs are covered by the incredibly generous donations of you, the users.

If you would like to donate to the site, you can do so here.