Why should I become a member of Chess.com? Does it cost anything?

If you love chess, you'll love Chess.com - a site built BY and FOR chess enthusiasts of all levels.

A basic membership is completely free.  You can play all the correspondence-style and real-time chess you want (including blitz and bullet games), participate in forums, even post in your own blog.   In addition to all that, you will enjoy limited access to some of our amazing learning tools.

For those really looking to improve their game, we also offer premium memberships that include extra access to features like our Chess Mentor Lessons, Tactics Trainer, and Video Lessons from Titled Players across the globe.

For more information on our premium memberships, please review our Membership Packages.


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