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Chess Consumer Segments, Defined

Chess Consumer Segments, Defined

aranhawaii
| Oct 17, 2022

Update 10/20/2022: Broadcast Viewership figures have been updated since publishing to include some missing data, as well as additional notes added for clarification of other data sets.In order for chess content creators to maximize their growth po...

Why Creators Need Tiktok

Why Creators Need Tiktok

aranhawaii
| Aug 5, 2022

TikTok is creeping up on Google's market share as a SEARCH tool, which is something people may never have expected when it first launched back in 2016. People on the platform are looking up cooking recipes, crafting instructionals, and even chess ...

How to Stream Chess | A Tutorial

How to Stream Chess | A Tutorial

aranhawaii
| Sep 20, 2021

So many people are finding joy and social interaction through streaming their love of chess, and it's easier than ever to get started, now that we've released a full tutorial (made by yours truly) on the Chess.com Youtube channel!https://youtu.be/...

Learn to Start Streaming Chess!

Learn to Start Streaming Chess!

aranhawaii
| Aug 19, 2021

Hello, if you're new here my name is Aran and I'm Chess.com's Director of Broadcast Operations.I just made a Skillshare course for anyone who wants to learn how to live stream and/or record content! That means Twitch, Youtube, or anywhere you can ...

Chess in Red Dead Redemption II

Chess in Red Dead Redemption II

aranhawaii
| Oct 28, 2020

Dutch van der Linde, a significant side-character in the game Red Dead Redemption II, can be seen later in the game sitting on the porch at camp saying a line to himself. It's only seven moves, but here they are: Know the opening? If you do, y...

Why There Isn't a Chess Badge in Girl Scouts

Why There Isn't a Chess Badge in Girl Scouts

aranhawaii
| Oct 4, 2020

I participated in Boy Scouts for many years in my youth, and I can say that scouting definitely changed my life for the better. It taught me how to have confidence, how to be a good leader or follower depending on the situation, and to take initia...

Want to Stream? Here's How to Start - Videos

Want to Stream? Here's How to Start - Videos

aranhawaii
| Jun 21, 2020

With so many tournaments happening online nowadays, there's more interest in broadcasting chess on Twitch and Youtube than ever before. The recent "Pogchamps" tournament hosted by Chess.com peaked (more than one day) at over 80,000 concurrent view...

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