Titled Players & Chess Professionals -- Welcome to Chess.com!
We are the world's #1 chess website, with the most members, the best features, and the most powerful platform to give you and your accomplishments the exposure you deserve! If you are interested in starting an online chess business, offering coaching services online, or reaching a huge new audience as a chess blogger, Chess.com has you covered!
You have devoted a big part of your life to our great game and achieved much in the process, earning the respect and admiration of our staff and members! To recognize your achievement of Master, we offer you full access to all our features for FREE: a lifetime Diamond Membership. Here are some of the things that will be valuable to you as an elite player:
- Learn: Powerful tools like Tactics Trainer and Chess Mentor challenge players of any level to stay sharp in their quest for chess perfection (click here to see the list of International Masters and Grandmasters already using Tactics Trainer as part of their studies)!
- Play: Real-time action is always available on our Live Chess server; find thousands of other members online, 24 hours a day! You can also start as many Online or "Turn-based" games as you want and play correspondence-style with dozens (or hundreds) of your friends, fellow Titled Players, and other members. Play from anywhere with our amazing apps for Android and iOS.
- Watch: Check out live relays and commentary during top tournaments. Chess.com/TV features an array of chess personalities and fellow Titled Players!
- Publish: Feature your blog on Chess.com and build a bigger fan base than you ever thought possible! Top-notch chess-publishing tools make it painless. Check out Chess.com's Top Bloggers here!
Yes, professional Chess Coaches have excellent reasons to offer online lessons on Chess.com:
- Students: With five million members (and growing), Chess.com is the best place to find students. Use our searchable coaching profiles (classifieds) to promote your accomplishments and the services you offer to our huge community of chess enthusiasts!
- Innovative Coaching Tools: We have a suite of features designed to make coaching convenient and effective. Our interactive Analysis Board provides the ultimate online classroom, including integrated voice chat, graphical arrows, and support for both one-on-one and group lessons. With our Analysis Board you can paste fen/pgn on the fly, from practically any source, and most importantly, all your analysis during the lesson is automatically "building" a potential pgn to be copied back and saved to whatever chess program you use (ChessBase and Chess Assistant)! You also have easy access to students' games, and the ability to copy, annotate, and send games via Chess.com messaging (avoiding the hassle of emailing games back and forth). Below you can watch a video tutorial on how to use our Analysis Board:
- Convenience & control: Want to approve or interview your students before approving them for coaching? You can easily do that! Please see our Coaching FAQ for all the details!
- Resource Material: Chess.com has more training tools and features than any other chess website in the world, and you can use these tools to reinforce the hard work you do with your students! Assign an Article that reinforces a strategic principle you just taught, encourage your students to watch a Video Lecture on their opening, find a Mentor Course to improve their endgame skills, or use Computer Workout to drill on critical techniques... Your lucky students will never run out of homework!
What do we ask from you in return for all this? Nothing, really! We just want you to see yourselves as we do: Ambassadors for the world's greatest game. Help us keep Chess.com a friendly place to promote and share in the love of chess! We also encourage you to use your real name and picture in your personal profile, as this will enhance your credibility on the site. Your fans will be thrilled to know you're here!
Thanks for being a big part of what makes Chess.com the best chess website in the world!
International Master Daniel Rensch -- Co-Director of Content & Professional Relations
The Chess.com Team