Puzzle Academy



Learn and practice chess tactics systematically with Puzzle Academy!

Learn 100 skills in six areas. Suitable for players rated 800 (beginner) up to 2000 (expert).

See the Curriculum Read the blog post


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Puzzle Academy is the next step in learning and practicing chess tactics systematically:

  • Includes more than 80,000 puzzles! All puzzles are categorized by motifs.
  • Motifs from the following areas are included:
    • Fundamentals
    • Tactics
    • Combinations
    • Checkmate patterns
    • Checkmate combinations
    • Defence
  • Learn a new motif with easy puzzles.
  • Then practice puzzles based on the motifs you've learned.
  • Upgrade your skills with more difficult puzzles.
  • New motifs are introduced when all required skills have been practiced.
  • Get detailed statistics how you are improving on each skill and area.
  • Personalized learning based on your individual performance on each skill.
  • All motifs are explained with text and arrows when viewing the solution.

Master chess tactics with Puzzle Academy!