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!
- Novice & Beginner Sections
- 4 Live Classes Per Month
- Emailed Chess Tips
- Improve Your Skills
- Everything from Free Tier
- Access To Class Recordings
- Extra Monthly Class For Plus Students
- Worksheets & PGNs
- Help Spread Chess Education
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!
Express Live Program
Schedule – Level 1 (Novice)
|#1||Dec 5th @ 10:00-10:30 AM PDT||Defending Against Mate||FM Arne Jochens|
|#2||Dec 5th @ 11:00-11:30 AM PDT||Route Planner||FM Arne Jochens|
Schedule – Level 2 (Beginner)
|#1||Dec 6th @ 10:00-10:30 AM PDT||The Pin||FM Dalton Perrine|
|#2||Dec 6th @ 11:00-11:30 AM PDT||The Discovered Attack||FM Dalton Perrine|
Schedule – Bonus Lesson For Plus Students
|#1||Dec 13th @ 12:00-1:00 PM PDT||General Training||Arne|
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.