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Whether you play in a chess club, take private lessons, or learn on your own, The Chess School gives you tools you need to become a great chess thinker!

The Chess School is proud to present the online version of the award-winning Think Like A King® Chess Workouts™, our series of interactive chess ‘books’ designed to be the most engaging chess learning you’ve ever used.

Combined, the seven volumes of the Workout series contain over two thousand interactive ‘pages’ and almost 8000 screens of remarkably engaging and effective teaching content, with material for novices to advanced students.

Chess Workout Series

  • First Lessons in Chess
  • Tactical Thinking
  • Checkmate Thinking
  • Endgame Thinking
  • Opening Thinking
  • More Tactical Thinking
  • More Checkmate Thinking

"Think Like A King had the highest quality instructional content of any chess software we have seen. The clarity of the language and the logical progression of the lessons is exceptional.”

Illinois Chess Association Youth Committee, 2010

Don’t just take just our word for how good the Chess Workouts are. The independent comparison quoted above confirms what we say.

There are several ways you can access the Chess Workouts:
  • Register for a free individual membership in The Chess School to view the Chess Workouts Sampler, then subscribe as an individual to the volumes you like.
  • OR
  • Your school or chess club can sign up and obtain group subscriptions for big savings – and your coach can use our online Chess Club Manager™ to make the club an even more exciting and successful activity (see the Chess Professionals screen for details).

The Chess Workouts are available online via computer, tablet or phone.

Special Offer!

Sign up now to try our free Chess Workouts Sampler. With fully interactive selections from each book in the Chess Workouts series, see exactly how they work before you buy.

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