Feature & Content Suggestions

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65 votes

Make Dutch defence lecture

The ideas and planning after the opening like the level up D4 dynamite or Caro Kann lectures.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (25 Oct, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
63 votes

Stalemate Traps

How to create them in an otherwise loosing (end)game and how to avoid them when winning
Suggested by: <Hidden> (24 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 19 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
119 votes

Add Bookmarks

Could you add person bookmarks so it's easier to go back to section and place in the video that you want to review?
Suggested by: <Hidden> (22 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
104 votes

Poisoned Pawn Explanation

It would me nice to have an explanation or some kind of idea as to why a pawn is poisoned.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (17 Oct, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
138 votes

Pawn structures

A course about how to read pawn structures, how pawn structures modify the way we play, how to choose the best pawn breaks, etc…
Suggested by: <Hidden> (15 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 20 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
67 votes

Fundamental checkmate patterns

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
32 votes

identifying and using forks

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 14 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
26 votes

Identifying and using pins

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 14 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
129 votes

How to build an opening repertoire

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
43 votes

How to handle your emotions before, during, and after a game

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 19 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
125 votes

How to manage your time

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 20 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
16 votes

How to read SAN

Suggested by: <Hidden> (13 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 29 Apr Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
58 votes

Bookmark in chapters

if there was a star or other symbol beside each video, drill etc, it would be much easier to remember the drill you particularly struggled with and come back to later ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (12 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
88 votes

Priority Moves

Some moves are much more common than others. It would be nice if those moves would be marked to save time while studying. When learning a course, someone could start ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (11 Oct, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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43 votes

A guide to Bishop and Knight Checkmate

I am an 1800 elo player right now but still do not know how to do this with efficiency
Suggested by: <Hidden> (09 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
51 votes

Tactics

Would be great to have a course on all the different sorts of tactics with theory and then drills.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (03 Oct, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
246 votes

The English

Suggested by: <Hidden> (01 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Course suggestions
118 votes

How to Calculate Better.

where you learn how to calculate and view calculation of model games.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (27 Sep, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
265 votes

King's Indian Setup

There aren't a lot of videos about it and would be good if you know it
Suggested by: <Hidden> (25 Sep, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Course suggestions
381 votes

Sicilian Defence course

Add a Sicilian Defence course.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (25 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Course suggestions
201 votes

Queen's Gambit from White perspective

I picked up the London from the London course and it has served me well, but when I need to switch it up and play Queen's Gambit style I can feel lost at times. ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (23 Sep, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Course suggestions
41 votes

How to play from equal positions

Hi. I have just reached rating of 1400 and I'm getting a lot more equal position games where all my pieces are already developed, and I couldn't find any attacks on ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (23 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
27 votes

Video autoplay

This feature could include two things : autoplay the video when landing in the lesson page and automatically jump to the next lesson (after a little countdown) when ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (17 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jun Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
47 votes

Progress bar in lessons

It can be interesting to have kind of a progress bar to know when the lesson after each left arrow key press. Here's a paint example ^-^
Suggested by: <Hidden> (17 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
94 votes

Allow For User-Made Drills

The drills cover most, but not all of the possible positions one could encounter in a given opening. If we have experienced a deviation not covered in the currently ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (11 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 20 Jun Comments: 1
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48 votes

A guide to Knight VS Bishop

A guide on how to use the Knight and Bishop. Also having a section on Good Knight VS Bad Bishop and Good Bishop VS Bad Knight not only in the endgame as featured in ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (11 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 0
Lecture suggestions
156 votes

Scotch Game

For some reason there doesn't seem to be too much info on the Scotch Game on the internet. I'd love to see an in depth course on it, the main line and many variations
Suggested by: <Hidden> (05 Sep, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Course suggestions
231 votes

advanced bootcamp

make advanced boot camp
Suggested by: <Hidden> (04 Sep, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Course suggestions
42 votes

include queen check with f4 move on bc5.

On the video 4 of chapter 1 of the e4 course you go over some bishop moves. On one of them you suggest f4 which opens up the king for checks with qh5. Can you ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (03 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 06 May Comments: 0
Course suggestions
106 votes

Add a Bf5 chapter to the advance caro course

I know levy suggests c5, but it still would be interesting to have a secondary weapon.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (23 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 20 Jun Comments: 0
Course suggestions
33 votes

Affiliate program

Add affiliate program so individuals can get commission for referring users
Suggested by: <Hidden> (22 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
172 votes

Pgn files

Giving access to downloadable pgn files like on previously on the gotham chess website would be really useful.It would facilitate the use of the course in conjunction ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (19 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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227 votes

Integrating "Model Games" within individual chapters and having more of them

Incorporating (even more) model games within the chapters of the respective openings, offers several advantages: – a more contextual learning experience – ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (19 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jun Comments: 0
Course suggestions
128 votes

Modern against London

I play G6 against the Queen's pawn so many players go for the London System, even at 1400 rapid. The course on the Modern provides a good and straight-forward ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (18 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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38 votes

how to play to the London opening E4 against C5 response

Suggested by: <Hidden> (16 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Course suggestions
76 votes

Add key points section as a sidebar to video lessons

It would be great to have a cliffs notes version of the video that uses minimal notation--more conceptual things that I can remember like: - Get the bishop out of ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (06 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 16 Jun Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
95 votes

Link to section of Video and Study that covers the drill I'm working on

Hi, I would like the ability on each drill to quickly jump to the point in the video or the study that covers the drill that I'm working on so that when I don't ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (06 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
35 votes

Board - Convenience

On lichess and chess.com, you can execute castling by smoothly dragging the king onto the rook, whereas on chessly, this feature is not available. Additionally, ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (06 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 12 Jun Comments: 0
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110 votes

Alternative drill moves

If you have a drill, where there are two (or more) moves playable - for example in the Advance Caro 3...Bf5 - it would be nice to add something that says - this is ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (05 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
48 votes

New Game: Should I save the pawn?

This game is like a cousin of poisoned pawn. In it, you have a pawn that is under fire, and you must decide whether your best move is to defend the pawn or not (maybe ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (04 Aug, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
19 votes

Behaviour of the "Continue" button

When I press the "continue" button on a course, the platform directs me to the first uncompleted item (exercise, studio, or video). it would be great if an option or ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (31 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 09 May Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
257 votes

Resetting Course Progress

It seems like you guys either have removed the "reset progress"-funtion in courses. That tool is quite handy if you revisit the course after a while and want to study ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (31 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 3
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49 votes

Save progress for Drill Shuffle

During a Drill Shuffle run, all progress is wiped when the internet connection is lost or the page is refreshed. The possibility to retain the progress would be ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (29 Jul, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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186 votes

Link chess.com account to track progress

I think linking the chess.com account and seeing progress on the site would be a cool feature. You'd be able to see how much elo you've gained since taking a course ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (28 Jul, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Feature suggestions
84 votes

Drill all completed lessons across different courses

Be able to drill all the completed lessons within your Chessly courses.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (27 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jun Comments: 0
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150 votes

How to anlayze with chess engine

On your Gotham Chess shows, you often analyze (after or during the game) by checking Stockfish for the "best" move. You also talk about analyzing your games by ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (25 Jul, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Lecture suggestions
63 votes

Allow an option of more strikes in shuffle modes

In a chapter of 200+ drills or 400+ quizzes, being able to choose 5 strikes, 10 strikes, or even 20 strikes without giving up the current shuffle would be great.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (24 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Feature suggestions
45 votes

Retain Hints after losing 3 lifes in Survival Drills

Hi, When doing survival drills on the courses if you mess up and you still have lifes left you will get a hint telling you what the move you should have played is, ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (22 Jul, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 2
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97 votes

Display Material and Piece Advantage

I would like to see the material and piece advantage during studies, drills, and quizzes. It would be a nice quality of life improvement. For example, if white is ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (20 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jun Comments: 0
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142 votes

Premoves

It'd be nice to have premoves in courses because it can get quite annoying to have to make every move individually, especially in the opening courses when you know ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (17 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 19 Jun Comments: 1
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