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The Prodigy Program is widely known as the world's #1 live online chess learning program. Prodigy Program Lite offers a $25/month alternative that includes weekly live lessons with our world-class instructors and caters to students on a budget. The Lite option includes:

  • Four 1-hour live lessons on weekends per month.
  • On-demand access to videos of live lessons.
  • The tuition is $25/month and the subscription will auto-bill until cancelled via email.

Schedule of live lessons depends on section:

  • 900+ Section: 10:30-11:30 AM PDT on Saturdays
  • 1200+ Section: 12:00-1:00 PM PDT on Saturdays
  • 1500+ Section: 12:00-1:00 PM PDT on Sundays
  • 1750+ Section: 10:30-11:30 AM PDT on Sundays

The first class for April 2018 is on April 7th/8th  depending on which rating section, as indicated above. On-demand access to video recordings is included.

Prodigy Program Lite Package

If you have any questions or aren't sure which rating level to join, email us at and we will help you make the right decision.


The Prodigy Program Lite weekly classes are designed to help players of all ages improve their chess skills. The training for all sections in April 2018 will focus on:
- Learning from typical mistakes and refuting errors

- Calculation and thought process training

- Practical decision making and problem solving

- Key themes from the Candidate's Tournament

The Prodigy Program Lite weekly training classes are taught by Chess University's senior instructors:
- International Master Kostya Kavutskiy

- FIDE Master Dalton Perrine

- FIDE Master Arne Jochens

April 2018 Instructors