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Join Chess University’s Express Live Program

Looking for a starter program to up your game? Try Chess University’s Express Live Program, the #1 FREE live online program for improving at chess. Join our free classes each month and consider enrolling with an upgraded option for special perks!
The Express Live Program offers live lessons and learning materials for two levels:
  • Level 1 – Novice (0-899 Elo)
  • Level 2 – Beginner (900-1199 Elo)
Enroll today and start learning with over 4,000 other chess players!

December 2020

Express Live Program

Schedule – Level 1 (Novice)

#1Dec 5th @ 10:00-10:30 AM PDTDefending Against MateFM Arne Jochens
#2Dec 5th @ 11:00-11:30 AM PDTRoute PlannerFM Arne Jochens

Schedule – Level 2 (Beginner)

#1Dec 6th @ 10:00-10:30 AM PDTThe PinFM Dalton Perrine
#2Dec 6th @ 11:00-11:30 AM PDTThe Discovered AttackFM Dalton Perrine

Schedule – Bonus Lesson For Plus Students

#1Dec 13th @ 12:00-1:00 PM PDTGeneral TrainingArne

How To Enroll

  • Select your enrollment option above
  • Proceed to complete your registration
  • Check your email for program info
  • Attend by using the emailed class link

Learn Every Month

  • Study new topics each month
  • Improve your core chess skills
  • Get ongoing tips and recommendations
  • Train your skills using Puzzle Rush
  • Participate in online tournaments

Answers to Your Questions

Are the live lessons free?

There’s no cost to attend the Express Live Program each month.

Do live lessons get recorded?

We record the lessons so students can review afterward. Students on the Plus plan get two weeks access to such recordings whereas those on our Donor plan get lifetime access to video recordings from the ELP monthly programs they have paid for.

What do paid ELP students get?

Paid ELP students get access to live lessons, video recordings, and other learning materials for the month that they have paid for. Prior materials are not available to new students.


Who is this program for?

The Express Live Program is aimed at beginner and intermediate chess players of all ages who know the rules and absolute basics of the game.


What You Get Each Month

4 Live Classes Per Month
Access To Recordings
Worksheets & PGNs
Emailed Chess Tips
1-Hour Extra Live Class

*☑️ = limited access

Serious About Improvement? Apply For Prodigy Program

While the Express Live Program is great for new and casual players, more in-depth training is required to substantially improve at chess. If you are serious about improving at chess, apply to join the world’s #1 live online chess program.

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