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The only chess site you’ll ever need!

chess24 is the new home for chess players of all levels, from complete beginners all the way up to professionals. Play, watch, learn and read about chess on a modern and attractive website.

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Welcome to Tromsø

The Chess Olympiad 2014 organisers would like to wish you a warm welcome to our new website, launched on March 1, exactly five months until the opening ceremony of the Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014.


Play human or computer opponents

Challenge your friends and other chess24 users to a game of chess – wherever you are, whatever the time of day! You can also use our varied computer opponents as sparring partners.

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Learn through interactive courses, videos and puzzles

Improving your chess can be fun! Our interactive courses are perfect for those just starting out, top players show you the tricks of the trade in our video lessons and don’t forget to stay sharp at all times with our tactics trainer.

Read the latest news and meet the players

We’ll keep you up-to-date with all that’s going on in the chess world, with the latest news, reports and interviews as well as profiles of the top players. If words like zugzwang and zwischenzug leave you scratching your head check out our glossary.

Watch chess tournaments live

chess24 is the place to watch top chess events! Our state-of-the-art live broadcasts will bring you close to the action, with lightning fast move transmission, computer analysis and video commentary.

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