do I use this app to get better at chess?
app works on the principle of learning by example. You will find
no lesson and no exercise in this app.
By playing from
the weakest levels and progressing to the stronger levels, your
brain will automatically learn and you will play better and
better. There is no better method, and we can guarantee that
reading pages after pages of lessons would only help you to
sleep, not learn.
Here is how you should use our app
if you want to improve at chess:
again, but this time you turn the suggestions OFF. When you do
not know what to do, turn them ON just for this move. If you
make a mistake, take back your move and use the suggestions.
again and again, using the suggestions less and less, until you
feel that you can beat this trainer level most of the time
without any help. IMPORTANT: it is not required to be able to
beat it EVERY time - most of the time is OK. Being stronger than
your opponent does not mean that you can beat it in every game.
It means you can beat it in more than 50% of the games.
you have improved! Switch to the next trainer level and repeat:
first game with the suggestions ON all the time, then next games
with suggestions only when needed, until you feel you don't need
the suggestions to be able to beat that trainer in more than 50%
of the games you play against it.
of the time, you can leave the "Threats" button turned
on. It's even better if you are able to beat the trainer without
even being warned of the threats, but don't worry too much about
The most important things to remember are:
you follow this procedure, you will also know, at any time, what
your current strength, or Elo level, is. It's simply the
strength of the trainer you are currently playing against,
with a good approximation. For this reason, the app does not
offer any feature to estimate your level of play. You simply do
not need one.
of players use our app daily to improve their chess. And they
tell us that it works. So it will work for you!