4.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
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$39.00 / year

Proven to raise IQ and improve memory, Chess tests intuition and is great exercise for the mind.
In this course you will learn:


  • To create threats, execute tactics and achieve checkmate
  • How to develop a rock solid defense
  • Advanced techniques such as gambits, sacrifices and visualisation
  • How to think like a Grandmaster
  • About computerised chess and the future of the game


This course – written by Grandmaster and widely published author Simon Williams – teaches you how to understand the intricate mechanics of chess to ensure that your play is watertight without forgetting to enjoy the beauty of the game. No stone is left unturned.


If you are not 100% happy with your Skillsology course, you have 30 days to exchange or refund.


Hours learning: 26 (average)


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Why take this course?

‘Chess is in its essence a game, in its form an art, and in its execution a science’. Learning to play is as exciting as it is fulfilling, and it comes with various benefits, including exercising both sides of your brain and increasing your creativity.


Is this for me?

Anybody – written by Grandmaster Simon Williams, the varied course is as valuable to a beginner as it is to an expert.


Why choose Skillsology?

Skillsology offers comprehensive online training for beginners, intermediate and advanced users across a variety of subjects. We carefully select the areas we teach and search the globe to find the most knowledgeable subject matter experts to be our the authors. All courses are hosted on our custom built and mobile responsive learning platform.


All Skillsology courses are certified, most are CPD (UK) accredited and many can be personalized to your learning needs using Filter technology. This Filter is a diagnostic that creates a tailor-made learning experience so your course is as unique as you are.


  1. 4 out of 5

    I really enjoyed this course and it taught me a lot.

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Simon Williams

Simon Williams became a Chess Grandmaster at the age of just 27. He has since won the British Speed Chess Championship and finished runner-up in the British Chess Championship, and has consistently been ranked as one of the best players in Britain.

More recently, Simon’s focus has been on teaching chess, both in person and as a presenter and author. He has released almost twenty critically-acclaimed DVDs and nine books – the first of which was voted as one of the ten best chess books of all time by NewInChess. Simon’s pupils come from all walks of life, and have finished as high as 3rd in the World Junior Championships.