16463 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
No one has joined our Master's Bulletin Group???
There are GMs *wating* in the group to answer your questions about chess! Waiting to help *you* understand the Bulletin content even better! And overall, just engage and be awesome with YOU! So stop making this a YOU problem and join the group!
*sighs. glad I got that off my chest*
Now, more importantly, WHY have you not subscribed to the Master's Bulletin???
I'm not joking, and this is not an advertisement. I really want your feedback: What is it about this magazine that is missing the mark for *you*?
For beginners, is it too advanced?
For premium members, are you upset that it's an *extra* cost outside of the Diamond Membership?
If it's not a financial issue, did you simply not find the content interested enough?
Were you just not aware this new feature existed? In other words, is it a "Chess.com Problem" that we haven't gotten the word out enough?
Look, there is no denying that our main *target audience* for this magazine is the "serious tournament player" (I would say the majority of the content is geared towards 1800-2300 level players). And that level of players does not make up the majority of our membership base .
There is even content that I, as an International Master, find very interesting, challenging, and instructive. BUT all that said, there is still a lot that can be gained by the motivated learner, from any high quality chess content, even those players of a lower level. Right? And I *know* so many of you want to get better!
There are indeed plans to launch a "Grandmaster Tips for Beginners" column that will also be included, and exclusive to the Bulletin (starting in March). Is that something many of our members would find enticing?
What can we do / what would you like to see the Bulletin *add* to make it more worth your while?
Oh, and the latest issue is here:
With the back dated issues (many available for FREE) here:
I've never heard of it before, I'll check it out.
it might help if it was on the home page...
I'm so broke Danny, so broke.
Also it needs more screen time, push it everywhere.
For me, it is too expensive for what I would be able to get out of it. I'm at a too low level to justify the extra cost. I would love to read it though, and would be very happy if it was included in, say, the diamond membership. (I was quite interested in the 1.b3 article, for example.)
It might also help if it was easier to purchase. Since you already have our credit card details (for auto-renewal), some kind of one-click purchase would be convenient.
Little too expensive for what I'd get out of it.
Also I didn't even know it was there like the others are saying.
Lastly, Im already paying for a similar feature somewhere else.
Daniel, I usually go to my games and then the forums. p-wnattack is onto something-if it's not on the homepage, many will surely miss it.
I'm sure this thread will help, though.
Also, if the target audience is the serious tournament player, please consider the approximate number of those here.
I indeed knew it existed, and I thought it was prized too high for 20-30 pages of pdf file. As mentioned above even when larger diffusion I would not expect lots of subscriptions
I'm on Chess.com every day, and this is the first time I've heard of this group. Very possibly this is a *me* problem, but just thought I'd throw in my 2 cents
well, people being blind doesn't help :P
How about this.
Is trolling allowed there?
Well the people are working very hard in there to make the Bulletins, will be very disappointed to have trolls there.
Well that sounds like a good place for me,I hate trolls.
It costs 2 cents?
Maybe a few pages of one issue could be advertised as a check-it-and-see.
Yeah, trolling would be cool.................
Maybe the 1st issue could be Dan, just to get people interested, kinda a promotion.
Why do people get chess.com to socialize?
by Laniboi 4 minutes ago
What is the best variation of the Sicilian Defense?
by kindaspongey 5 minutes ago
e6 or d6
by foofooes 5 minutes ago
A game won without even one aggressive move played...
by solskytz 7 minutes ago
10/22/2016 - Disjointed
by LuisEREstenssoro 11 minutes ago
Sicilian 27 moves.
by 1NaturalDisaster 12 minutes ago
V2 being disconected?
by 1NaturalDisaster 14 minutes ago
All The Reasons We Hate V3!
by batgirl 19 minutes ago
notifications not working on iOS?
by Sif902 25 minutes ago
by BronsteinPawn 27 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!