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It all comes down to different levels of access to our suite of advanced features for learning and playing! You can review the differences between the various membership levels right here.

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Why does Paypal ask for credit card information?

PayPal may ask you for credit-card information (even if you have funds in your PayPal account) when you are purchasing a Premium Membership on Chess.com. Fraud protection and issues related to currency are the common reasons for this. In any case if you have encountered this issue we recommend that...

How do I cancel my Premium Membership if I subscribed with Paypal?

How do I cancel a subscription? Cancelling a subscription cancels all future scheduled payments of that subscription. A subscription can be cancelled up until the day of the next scheduled payment. Log in to your PayPal account. Click Profile near the top of the page. Select My money. In th...

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I don't have a credit card. Are there other ways to upgrade?

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