Puzzle Academy



Learn and practice chess tactics systematically with Puzzle Academy!

Puzzle Academy now has more than 120,000 puzzles in 329 levels for learning 112 skills, making it the most comprehensive chess tactics course in the world.
Suitable for players rated 800 (beginner) up to 2000 (expert).

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Puzzle Academy version 1.0 is now completed.

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

  • Includes more than 120,000 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.
  • Includes written guides for all 112 skills.

Master chess tactics with Puzzle Academy!