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  • | Jun 6, 2012

We're trying to do a better job keeping the community informed of what we are working on. This doesn't reflect small bugs and little things - this is the big stuff. We will updated this from time to time. Here you go!

In Progress

  • Internationalization ( website and mobile apps in all languages) - 85% complete
  • iPhone more social - 95% complete
  • Android overhaul - 70% complete
  • Improved Facebook integration - 75% complete
  • Complete redesign of Chess Mentor (UI and content) - 50% complete
  • Site-wide speed optimizations - 90% complete
  • Mobile web - 80% complete

Future Plans

  • Bughouse for Live Chess
  • Chess960 for Live Chess
  • Fix themes
  • Improve "Welcome" of new members (better orientation)
  • Redesign entire site
  • Homepage Feed of friend activities
  • Live Chess Tournament results pages on main site
  • More automated trophies and achievements

Recent Updates

June 4, 2012

  • Chess Mentor updates
  • Facebook integration foundations
  • Affiliate program
  • Lots of bug fixes!


  • 3 years ago


    Bughouse and 960!

  • 3 years ago


    I hope bughouse will also on online.

  • 3 years ago


    Please, make it for the blackberry playbook

  • 4 years ago


    Yeah!!!!!! Bughouse! I could be "Inventory Boy".

  • 4 years ago


    Hey staff, any chance we could get a teaser on how long it might be for the next new features?  TY- keep it up with the great site!

  • 4 years ago


    I am loving Chess Mentor and the tactics trainer - hope they continue to get all the care and feeding they deserve :P

  • 4 years ago


    I wonder if they at least can tell when the next update will come...

  • 4 years ago


    And so am I. And let's hope that some of the more basic  issues raised by users on the Feedback site are being addressed, especially those relating to default page behaviour!

  • 4 years ago


    I'm also waiting for an update.

  • 4 years ago


    Time for an update? It has been six months since this message about keeping us better informed.

  • 4 years ago


    On send button disappeared....also layout on ches board gon to pots.....little flags appearing all over the shop...all since last update...device htc sensation!

  • 4 years ago


    I didn't know what Bughouse was, I searched the net just now.

    It is the same as Supply chess, as we call it here. 

  • 4 years ago


    After bughouse and chess960 have come to live chess how aboat combining those two to bughouse 960 (bughouse with chess960 starting position)Cool

    Also for future plans how aboat making any of these?

    • live chess team matches
    • team match tournaments
    • team vote chess tournaments
    • team vote chess rating
    • any of the other vote chess improvements I suggested here

    Is there any plans of making any of these in the future?

  • 4 years ago


    The problem with Blindfold chess is that there would be many cheaters with chessboards at hand and a notation sheet at hand, good idea though.

  • 4 years ago


    Get me a playbook app and I will sign up for membership (must have live chess).

  • 4 years ago


    Bughouse yes, crazyhouse please no...

  • 4 years ago


    Please, don't forget to add more courses to the Chess Mentor.

  • 4 years ago


    you guys rock!

  • 4 years ago


    bughouse !!!! YEAHHH ! My dream

    and crazyhouse too ?

  • 4 years ago


    Thanks for the latest update to Tactics Trainer.  I appreciate the restoration of the stats and listing the average % score for the themes is a remarkable window into my chess brain.

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