Our community of 8 million educators and hundreds of millions of learners are creative, curious and always up for a challenge—just what you need to become a chess master! We want to empower all learners around the world to unlock their potential, and what better way to do that than with the timeless game of chess?
To inspire chess lovers old and new, chess24 has debuted a new collection of kahoots on Kahoot! Academy, bringing the game to life in a new and engaging way for learners of all ages.
With this collection, players will explore chess strategy, discover the game’s history and put their own skills to the test. These learning games are available to play for free on Kahoot! Academy, and can easily be played anywhere—in the classroom, virtually or at home independently.
chess24 is part of the Play Magnus Group, co-founded by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. They are passionate about making the world a smarter place through chess and ensuring that everybody is represented in the chess community. Magnus Carlsen and the Play Magnus team have also collaborated with DragonBox, a Kahoot! company, to create the Magnus’ Kingdom of Chess app for iOS and Android, helping kids ages 5 and up learn foundational chess skills and unleash their cognitive potential.
“At Kahoot!, we want to empower learners of all ages around the world, and chess is a game that brings people together across generations, cultures and geographies to celebrate what the brain can do,” said Eilert Hanoa, CEO, Kahoot!. “We’re excited to be joining forces with chess24 to inspire learners to challenge themselves, explore new skills and make learning awesome.”
Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion, said: “I am happy that Kahoot! and chess24 are working together to share both the fun and enjoyment of chess as well as its rich history and culture with more people around the world, particularly young learners. I look forward to seeing many new and existing chess fans on the leaderboards of these new games.”
Gerald Tan, CEO of chess24, continued: “Inspired by Kahoot!’s passion for making learning engaging and high standards of quality, chess24 is proud to team up together to launch the World of Chess. We’re excited for all learners to play these fun and interactive games, crafted by our team of chess experts.”
These kahoots are available to play now on Kahoot! Academy, a knowledge platform and online community, which allows educators and publishers to share and access content that supports engaging and meaningful learning experiences for learners of all ages, worldwide. All Kahoot! Academy content is available for all Kahoot! users, both through the website and on the mobile app.
Take your strategy skills to the next level or give your students a brain workout with these kahoots on the chess24 Kahoot! Academy Premium partner page.
Kahoot! is on a mission to make learning awesome! We want to empower everyone, including children, students, and employees to unlock their full learning potential. Our learning platform makes it easy for any individual or corporation to create, share, and play learning games that drive compelling engagement. Launched in 2013, Kahoot!’s vision is to build the leading learning platform in the world. In the last 12 months, 279 million games have been played on the Kahoot! platform with 1.6 billion participating players in more than 200 countries. The Kahoot! family also includes award-winning DragonBox math learning apps, the Poio learn to read app, the Drops language learning apps, the Actimo and Motimate employee engagement and corporate platforms and Whiteboard.fi, the online whiteboard tool for all educators, teachers and classrooms.The Kahoot! Group is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices in the US, the UK, France, Finland, Estonia, Denmark and Spain. Let’s play!