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Metropolitan Chess, Inc, is a chess corporation in California with the aim to promote chess through community outreach and global partnerships. We run tournaments, camps, and publish software, videos and books.

Scholastic Program

We run an award winning after school and scholastic program.

Private Lessons

We provide private online lessons to players of all strengths.

Movie / TV Consulting

We've consulted for major studios. Need a chess scene consulted for your movie or TV show? Contact us today.


We've published award winning books and DVDs



We've run swiss, round robin, blitz, invitationals, norm events - you name it.


We run regular camps - looking for a fun way to spend the summer while still learning chess. Look no further.

Understand Chess Platform

Our proprietary UNDERSTAND CHESS platform for learning through video and PGN synced courses can be found at www.understandchess.com

Whatever your chess needs, we have it

From software to book and DVD publishing to private lessons, whatever your chess needs we have it. Contact us today.


World Champion Chess: Vol 1

by GM Vishy Anand

Critical Thinking in Chess

by GM Loek van Wely


Logical Decision Making

by GM Ramesh RB

Modernized: The Open Sicilian

by IM Kostya Kavutskiy

Modernized: The King's Indian Defense

by GM Dejan Bojkov

The Standard Chess Workbook - Beginner

by Dylan Quercia

The Standard Chess Workbook - Intermediate

by Dylan Quercia

The Standard Chess Workbook - Advanced

by Dylan Quercia


Ankit Gupta


Dylan Quercia

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