Feature & Content Suggestions

Feel free to upvote any suggestion that resonates with you, or create a new one yourself. Your suggestions can be about new features, Lectures, or Courses that you would like to see on Chessly.
72 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: today Comments: 0
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63 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: today Comments: 0
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33 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: 17 Feb Comments: 0
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51 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: today Comments: 0
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18 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: 21 Feb Comments: 0
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32 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: today Comments: 0
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62 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: today Comments: 1
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20 votes

Affiliate program

Add affiliate program so individuals can get commission for referring users
Suggested by: <Hidden> (22 Aug, '23) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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109 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: today Comments: 1
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67 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 Feb Comments: 0
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73 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: today Comments: 0
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28 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: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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79 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: 22 Feb Comments: 0
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34 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: 21 Feb Comments: 0
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16 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: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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225 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: today Comments: 3
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35 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: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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125 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: today Comments: 0
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58 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: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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51 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: 21 Feb Comments: 1
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32 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: 21 Feb Comments: 2
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74 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: 22 Feb Comments: 0
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92 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: 22 Feb Comments: 1
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50 votes

Option to rate and review courses?

I'm doing the "50 Middlegames Masterclass" and it has really helped me to play better, and I'm just finishing chapter 3 :) This game I played today for example is ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (06 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 18 Feb Comments: 0
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11 votes

Find course and lessons within course that may help with specific game

This is almost the same as a previous suggestion, but I can neither edit or comment on the previous one. It would be really useful to be able to paste a game into ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (03 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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68 votes

Starring drills for drill shuffle

I would like a feature where I could star different drills I don't do well on so I could drill them all together. For example, I often get mixed up with the some of ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (23 May, '23) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 2
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95 votes

During Studies Allow Us to Move Pieces

During studies, allow us to drag and drop pieces to run through variations kinesthetically. It helps ingrain knowledge and is easier than messing around with chess ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (18 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 0
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175 votes

Add way to drill the rest of the variations

I’d like to be able to drill all the variations that show up in the study instead of only some of them.
Suggested by: <Hidden> (16 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 0
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30 votes

Start drill 2 and higher after the typical moves of the chapter

The first few moves of a chapter are always the same, so it would be nice to start drills 2 and higher just at the point, where the variations start. I.e. in chapter ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (10 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 2
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636 votes

Feature that keeps record of the most common mistakes I make on the drills

It'd be great if there was a feature that would keep track of my progress in the drills. Meaning, that if I keep making a certain mistake, that feature would tell me ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (09 Sep, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
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325 votes

Add Spaced Repetition, Resistant Moves, Errors etc for drills

Some drills I'm able to solve first-time because I know the content well. Some drills, or some moves, I struggle with and need to revise more. Various tools for this ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (06 Sep, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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231 votes

Add a feature for individual notes or possibly even variations

Under the previous system, I added moves that I encountered, but that were not covered in the course, to a (private) lichess-study of the course file and annotated ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (05 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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186 votes

Rank Variations by Move Popularity

When given the option to select which variation in a study to review perhaps the options could be ranked by move popularity and displayed with a rough estimate of how ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (03 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 2
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736 votes

Practice Openings (from lessons) vs bots

Have the ability to practice an opening with variations against bots of different strength. Also have the flexibility to practice a specific variation, or get random ...
Suggested by: <Hidden> (28 Mar, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 3
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