Our Ecosystem

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We have united some of the most exciting brands and services into one ecosystem to together grow the sport of chess.
 
The Play Magnus Group offers services that enables users to play, watch, and learn chess, and professionals to teach, create content, and compete.

Chessable

Chessable

Chessable is the world’s leading dedicated learning platform for chess. It’s mission is to make learning chess as easy, fun and efficient as possible. The platform guides users through state of the art videos and courses created by the world’s best chess authors and players with its MoveTrainer™ technology and science-backed principles for learning.

Chessable.com
chess24

chess24

chess24 is a full-suite platform for chess enthusiasts. chess24 is a pioneer in online chess broadcasting and content creation, offering coverage of the world’s top chess tournaments and shows with famous chess players and personalities in nearly a dozen languages. The platform also features news, a playzone, analysis and a growing community, making chess24 the home of millions of chess enthusiasts around the world.

chess24.com
Play Magnus App Suite

Play Magnus App Suite

The Play Magnus App Suite is a collection of innovative chess apps with 5 million downloads by users from all around the world. The Play Magnus app features a humanized chess engine that mimics World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen’s style of play from ages 5 and up. Magnus Trainer is a learning app that targets beginners and children with chess mini-games as well as interactive lessons written from the perspective of Magnus Carlsen. Tactics Frenzy is a chess puzzle app, offering users the opportunity to solve puzzles and earn leaderboard placements and prizes.

playmagnus.com
Tour

Tour

The Tour was founded as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent cancellation of chess tournaments around the world. The inaugural season, the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, was the first professional online chess tour and a massive success. The Tour featured 5 tournaments, 25 of the world’s best players, and reached dozens of millions of viewers across streaming platforms and TV. On August 21, 2020, the 2021 Chess Tour was announced, which seeks to crown the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season.

chess24.com/tour
Aimchess

Aimchess

Aimchess is a chess training and analytics startup powered by AI that delivers personalized insights and training exercises based on users’ own games. Aimchess offers a free, limited version to all users and a monthly subscription for deeper game analysis and unlimited access to Aimchess’ insights and training tools. Aimchess’ personalized puzzles increase your rating substantially and measurably faster than any generic puzzle training.

aimchess.com
iChess

iChess

iChess was founded in 2011 with the goal of helping people get better at chess. Their team of chess teachers has published thousands of free chess videos and articles and has produced more than 500 premium chess courses with over 2,000 hours of content. Whether you’re a beginner who needs to learn the moves, or an advanced player trying to take your game to the next level, iChess.net supports all levels of chess instruction.

ichess.net/
New in Chess

New in Chess

New In Chess is a prize-winning publisher of chess books and its flagship periodical New In Chess magazine (since 1984). The book publishing program focuses on training manuals, opening theory, chess history and chess entertainment. Bestselling authors are Jesus de la Villa, Jan Timman, Viktor Moskalenko, Victor Bologan, Charles Hertan, David Smerdon, Artur van de Oudeweetering, Joel Benjamin, Evgeny Sveshnikov, Herman Grooten and many others.

newinchess.com
Silver Knights

Silver Knights

Silver Knights teaches children to love chess in after school programs and summer camps in the United States, and live online classes and tournaments for students all over the world. Close to 100,000 students have learned chess with Silver Knights, and their students have won 45+ state and national championships.

skchess.com
Everyman Chess

Everyman Chess

Everyman Chess, an imprint of Gloucester Publishers, is the world’s preeminent chess publisher. Founded in the late 1940’s as Pergammon Chess, the company has over 80 years of experience in publishing chess books for every level of player. The list includes almost 500 titles in English and 20 in German. The company has also pioneered electronic publishing. Everyman Chess books are available in multiple formats, cbv, pgn and epub, enabling players to follow games on their Kindles, desktop computers, iPads, tablets and mobile devices through the Chess Viewer app for Apple and Android developed by the company.

everymanchess.com
GingerGM

GingerGM

GingerGM.com was founded in 2008 by Grandmaster Simon Williams and International Master Simon Ansell and it is a library of easy-to-follow chess courses, video series, puzzles and books to help one develop and improve as a chess player. Made by chess players, used by chess players.

gingergm.com