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Julius Baer ChessGym

An exclusive chess experience offered by Julius Baer

What is ChessGym?

ChessGym brings together coaching and practice of the ultimate intellectual game in a fun and interactive way. In this 5-week program, you will enjoy exclusive weekly online chess sessions led by International Chess Masters, receive complimentary access to Chessable PRO membership for the duration of this program, and play one chess tournament at the end of this program to put your chess skills to test!

A PRO membership optimizes your experience while studying Chessable content. It pinpoints your areas for improvement, personalizes the intensity of your study sessions, and brings you interactive courses not found anywhere else. So you can get better at chess faster.

Powered By Chessable Classroom

The lessons and tournament will take place via Chessable Classroom. Our online coaching platform combines face-to-face interactivity, the convenience of virtual classes, and breakthrough chess technologies.

Registration & Schedule

You are welcome to choose one of the following groups based on how well you know and play chess or based on the time preference:

ChessGym starts on the 29th of September and runs every Thursday on the following days: October 6, 13, 20, 27:

  • Group 1 | 12:00 – 13:00 CET Beginners
  • Group 2 | 12:00 – 13:00 CET Intermediate
  • Group 3 | 17:00 – 18:00 CET Beginners / Intermediate  

Note: each group is limited to up to 25 participants. Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Chess tournament with prizes will close the program on October 27.

Why Chess?

Chess is the ultimate mind battle and arguably the oldest strategy game in the world. It is considered art, sport, and science. More importantly, chess develops transferable skills including problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and planning.

Julius Baer is the founding partner of the ground-breaking Champions Chess Tour and the rising stars Challengers Chess Tour promoting next generation and gender balance – the start of a new era in chess.

Meet Your Instructors

Our team of ChessGym instructors includes professional trainers and players:
Ayelén Martínez, Woman International Master
Luke Everett, USCF Expert
Christoph Kuberczyk, FIDE Master


How does the MoveTrainer® work?

Choose between a wide variety of courses

Select a Course

Choose from openings, endgames, strategy and tactics courses to learn with MoveTrainer®.

Learn chess from top titled authors


The moves to learn are shown on the board along with helpful text. A quiz follows.

Take advantage of the spaced repetition system

Keep it fresh

Spaced repetition schedules your reviews at optimal, ever-increasing times.

Reserve your place at the ChessGym!

This program has limited places and is exclusive to Julius Baer participants only. Please register now to secure your place. Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis, maximum 25 participants per group. If you have registered and change your mind about participation, please let us know and we can give your seat to somebody else.


If you have any ChessGym related questions, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to support you. We look forward to welcoming you to the ChessGym!