Membership Options

Each Premium Chess membership offers its own unique advantages. Now you can choose the chess experience that's best for you and your individual needs.

 

 

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GUEST MEMBER

ARENA MEMBER

PLATINUM MEMBER

FIDE MEMBERSHIP

 
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FREE

25€/year

50€/year

25€/year

Status

       
National Fed online Membership
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YES
YES
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FIDE online Membership
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-
YES
YES

Services

       
Premium Chess play zone
YES
YES
YES
YES
FIDE online rating
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-
YES
YES
National online rating
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YES
YES
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Anticheating : Ace-Guard™ Protection
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YES
YES
YES
Streamed transmission and broadcasting
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YES
YES
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Live Video Lessons
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YES
YES
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One-to-one Lessons
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YES
YES
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VOD lessons
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YES
YES
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Chat
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YES
YES
YES
Engine Analysis
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YES
YES
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Full Games Archive
Limited
YES
YES
YES
Fully customizable user interface
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YES
YES
YES

Events

       
Challenges
Limited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Sit and Go tournaments
Limited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Daily tournaments
Limited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
FIDE online titles
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YES
YES
National online titles
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YES
YES
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Master challenges and simuls
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Unlimited
Unlimited
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Special tournaments with prizes (§)
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YES
YES
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FIDE online championships and tournaments (§)
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YES
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National online championships and tournaments
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YES
YES
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FREE

25€/year

50€/year

25€/year

 
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(§) Some organizer could claim for an additional participation fee

The Online Arena applicactions requires Java please check the technical requirements

 

Guest Member

Ideal for the more casual player interested in playing friendly games in a fun and relaxed chess environment with limited services. Optional upgrade to Arena or Platinum Member is available at anytime

Arena Member

With Arena Membership you will enjoy a full array of services, including challenge games and matches, unlimited Sit & Go tournaments, teaching and training, events broadcasting, post-game analysis with the engine of your choice, full games archive, great graphics, a reliable downloadable app to avoid browser hassles 5 seconds before you are about to checkmate, and much more.

Two big pluses of Arena Membership are unrivalled cheating protection (Ace-Guard Protection) and free national federation online arena membership with official fed ratings when available, giving you access to your country’s best events, players, programs, coaches and local news 24 hours a day – 7 days a week. The other big bonus of Arena Membership is that it is essential for participation in special events such as cup competitions.

Platinum Member

As members of the official playing platform of the world chess governing body, FIDE, players get to experience the very best the world of international chess has to offer. FIDE ratings and titles are the highest achievement a chess player can aspire to. Thanks to Premium Chess' unequalled anti-cheating monitoring, prestigious official blitz and rapid FIDE ratings can now be obtained online, with no difference between ratings for over-the-board and online games. This effortless access to official FIDE events has revolutionized the way we play chess forever. Some of the world's most important programs are organized by FIDE, these too will now be available online, making it possible for millions of players around the world to learn, participate and compete in a way that could only be imagined in the past.

Requirements

Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3, Mac OS X 10.5+, Linux
Java version: Latest
Internet Browsers: IE8 or later, Firefox 3.x or later, Chrome 4.x or later, Safari 4.x or later
Membership: Further personal informations will be requested to complete Premium Chess and Fide Online Arena memberships. Data ara managed according to the site's privacy policy.
Fide Online Arena: The generation of new Fide Id numbers requires the upload of a personal identification document scan.


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