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Welcome to the Dojo! A hub for chess players, improvers, and coaches. Run by GM Jesse Kraai, IM David Pruess, & IM Kostya Kavutskiy. Looking for a structured plan and a community to train with? Check out the all-new Dojo Training Program here.

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Dojo Author Courses

Courses by GM Jesse Kraai, IM David Pruess, & IM Kostya Kavutskiy.

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Kostya Kavutskiy’s Killer Instinct: How to Convert Winning Advantages

iChess.net & by IM Kostya Kavutskiy

You’ve earned your advantage in the early game – now reap the rewards and bring home the win with Kostya Kavutksiy’s Killer Instinct: How to Convert Winning Advantages.
5/5

ChessDojo’s 1.e4 Repertoire for White

GM Jesse Kraai

ChessDojo makes its Chessable debut with a complete 1.e4 repertoire designed to show you what the game of chess is all about. You’re not playing for a slow, positional grind with this repertoire. You’re not playing for steady, long-term advantages like the bishop pair, either.
5/5

Endgame Studies 101

IM Kostya Kavutskiy

Unlock Your Ability To Think “Outside Of The Box” And Calculate With Pinpoint Precision With Kostya Kavutskiy

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5/5

My Great Predecessors – Part 2

GM Garry Kasparov & Everyman Chess

My Great Predecessors: Part 2 charts the development of modern theory through four great champions. It is now available as a readable and trainable (!) course on Chessable.
5/5

Fire on Board

Everyman Chess & by GM Alexei Shirov

Launching Attacks And Building Up The Winning Combinations You See In Books
5/5

The Woodpecker Method

GM Axel Smith, GM Hans Tikkanen & Quality Chess

Put the hard work in, and Sharpen your tactical vision to 20/20 with the Woodpecker Method
5/5

Mastering Endgame Strategy

Everyman Chess & GM Johan Hellsten

Mastering Endgame Strategy
5/5

Endgame Strategy (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Mikhail Shereshevsky & GM Sam Shankland

If you’re serious about your endgame technique, this is your ultimate guide – get the revised and expanded edition of Shereshevsky’s Endgame Strategy today.
5/5

Learn Chess the Right Way – Book 3: Mastering Defensive Technique

GM Susan Polgar & Russell Enterprises

Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar.
5/5

Chess Tactics from Scratch – Understanding Chess Tactics

FM Martin Weteschnik & Quality Chess

Learning the key motifs is not enough to put you on the right path to chess improvement – you need to, in Weteschnik’s words, show “how to accurately find the elements of tactic, and work with them creatively”.
5/5

The Seven Deadly Chess Sins

Gambit Publications & by GM Jonathan Rowson

The Seven Deadly Chess Sins exposes the major psychological traps chess players fall for — and the common game-losing errors they lead to. More importantly, however, GM Rowson also shows you how to BEAT each of them.
5/5

My Great Predecessors – Part 5

GM Garry Kasparov & Everyman Chess

Part 5 follows the “Post-Fischer” period in the 70’s and early 80’s. With its king gone hiding, chess saw the rise of the two titans examined inside this course.
5/5

Chess Structures – A Grandmaster Guide

GM Mauricio Flores Rios & Quality Chess

Gain a complete picture of all 28 of the vital, need-to-know pawn structures with this acclaimed work by GM Mauricio Flores Rios, now available on Chessable.
5/5

Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics

New in Chess

A Comprehensive Guide to the Sunny Side of Chess Endgames
5/5

Grandmaster Preparation: Positional Play

GM Jacob Aagaard & Quality Chess

GM Jacob Aagaard shares the simple three-step tool that he has used with club players and elite-level grandmasters alike to improve their positional decision-making.
5/5

Winning Chess Strategies

Everyman Chess , IM Jeremy Silman & by GM Yasser Seirawan

Award-winning author and four-time US champion Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents his highly popular strategy manual Winning Chess Strategies in the video format for the first time!
5/5

My Great Predecessors – Part 4

GM Garry Kasparov & Everyman Chess

Part 4 charts the rise of one of chess’s greatest champions ever, the American, Bobby Fischer. It is now available exclusively as an interactively trainable course on Chessable.
5/5

Winning Chess Tactics

Everyman Chess , IM Jeremy Silman & by GM Yasser Seirawan

Seize The Moment And Snatch The Advantage With These Winning Chess Tactics!
5/5

Everyone’s First Chess Workbook

FM Peter Giannatos

Sharpen Your Board Vision And Spot Winning Opportunities In An Instant
5/5

The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

Everyman Chess & Mikhail Tal & FM Kamil Plichta presented by GM Simon Williams

If you’re looking to inject some magic into your games, learn it from the magician of all magicians: get The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal today.
5/5

Tactics Time 1

Tim Brennan, Anthea Carson & New in Chess

“Imagine having a personal chess mentor, who teaches you thorough problem solving skills for playing chess that drastically improves your game…” Wouldn’t that be fantastic? It would also be extremely expensive!
5/5

Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual 5th Edition, revised by GM Karsten Müller

Russell Enterprises & IM Mark Dvoretsky and presented by GM Erwin L'Ami

Why Do Engine-Savvy And World-Class Grandmasters Seek The Endgame Secrets Of A “Mere” (And Late) International Master Like It’s The Holy Grail?
5/5

My Great Predecessors – Part 3

GM Garry Kasparov & Everyman Chess

Part 3 charts the development of modern theory through two chess kings: Tigran Petrosian and Boris Spassky. It is now available exclusively as an interactively trainable course on Chessable.
5/5

My Great Predecessors – Part 1

GM Garry Kasparov & Everyman Chess

One of the most authoritative chess books ever written that charts the development of modern theory from its roots.
5/5

100 Endgames You Must Know

New in Chess & GM de la Villa and presented by IM John Bartholomew

They are the 100 Endgames You Must Know and there is no quicker, easier and more efficient way to learn them than with this: the ultimate endgame package on the ultimate chess learning platform.
5/5

Endgame Studies 101

IM Kostya Kavutskiy

Unlock Your Ability To Think “Outside Of The Box” And Calculate With Pinpoint Precision With Kostya Kavutskiy
5/5

The Art of Attack in Chess

Everyman Chess & IM Vukovic and presented by GM Simon Williams

Blast through your enemy’s defenses and deliver the ultimate blow with the classic Art of Attack trainer from Everyman Chess, now available for the first time on a trainable platform.

Other Recommended Courses

Courses that are generally recommended by the Dojo team.

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Shankland’s Chess Calculation Workbook

GM Sam Shankland

Push yourself to calculate more precisely with a US Champion as your coach. Get Shankland’s Chess Calculation Workbook today.
5/5

Game Changer: AlphaZero’s Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI

GM Matthew Sadler, WIM Natasha Regan & New in Chess

In Game Changer, Grandmaster Matthew Sadler and International Master Natasha Regan analyze AlphaZero’s games with its toughest competitor – Stockfish – and explain the amazing takeaways from these historic games.
5/5

The Road to Chess Improvement

Gambit Publications & by GM Alex Yermolinsky

This is not just some course, but one that speaks wholeheartedly to improving players. Grandmaster Alexander Yermolinsky’s classic oeuvre will change your chess forever, if you’re willing to take the thorned path.
5/5

The Magnus Touch: Endgame

GM Magnus Carlsen , GM Nielsen, IM Sielecki, and co-presented by IM John Bartholomew

Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen will show you The art of converting the tiniest of advantages – and even equal endgames – into mind-blowing WINS!
5/5

The Magnus Touch: Chess Strategy

GM Magnus Carlsen , GM Nielsen, IM Sielecki, and co-presented by IM John Bartholomew

The Magnus Touch brings you into the realm of the greatest mind in chess – reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen.
5/5

Small Steps 2 Success

GM Sam Shankland & Quality Chess

Small Steps 2 Success goes further into pawn structure study and sheds light on the vital topic of passed pawns which – whether connected, lone, or protected – frequently crop up in middlegames and endgames.
5/5

Small Steps To Giant Improvement

GM Sam Shankland & Quality Chess

In this course, you will learn to consider the impact potential pawn moves may have on the game.
5/5

Chess Principles Reloaded – Development

IM Andras Toth

Learn To Build A Superior Attacking Position From Move One With Chess Principles Reloaded: Development!
5/5

Chess Principles Reloaded – King Safety

IM Andras Toth

Pounce On The Weak Enemy King With These Simple “Game-Winning” Techniques From A Celebrated Chess Coach
5/5

The Checkmate Patterns Manual

CraftyRaf & presented by IM John Bartholomew

This course has helped droves of users improve the most fundamental of chess skills – even experienced players who thought they had it down! Make sure you never miss a mate with The Checkmate Patterns Manual.
5/5

Common Chess Patterns

Benedictine

Improve your tactical awareness with Common Chess Patterns. Because you can only play for tactics, if you understand the patterns. And, you can only calculate to the win if you understand the winning motifs!
5/5

Chess Principles Reloaded – Center

IM Andras Toth

IM Toth’s first Chessable course can give your game a massive boost – regardless of your openings and your playing style.