At the Academy, International Master Josh Waitzkin will personally walk players through the basics of chess, plus introduce a variety of simple strategies for dominating your opponent. The Academy also features the best attacking moves as taught by noted chess champion, Larry Christiansen. Full-featured online chess module
More than just a place to play chess live with other players, Chessmaster online allows players to establish rankings, create tournaments, utilize teaching tools, and join a thriving chess community. More fun for the whole family
Features like animated chess sets, a variety of whimsical 3D sets, and simple and efficient learning tools make chess more fun than ever! Younger players and chess beginners will appreciate the specialized section just for them. As players improve, the game suggests an appropriate AI opponent. A comprehensive chess engine
Wise enough to teach an absolute beginner and powerful enough to defeat a grandmaster, experience the all-new edition of the King engine - the brains behind the best-selling brand in chess. Intermediate and advanced player options
Seasoned chess players can test their skills against ranked AI opponents, set up tournaments and simultaneous exhibitions, and survey their performances using the new statistics system. Bonus online chess membership
6 month membership to World Chess Live (WCL), a new family-friendly online chess service, where players of all skills can play.