About us

The world’s fastest growing chess Facebook page.

In ChessBee, we believe that chess is a hidden gem. We make it shine to deliver its beauty to people, and popularize the game for the benefit of all chess fans.

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bulletpoint Enjoy the beauty of the best chess games ever.

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bulletpoint Test yourself by solving the best puzzles we selected for you.

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We make complex things easy, and we will help you master the game seamlessly, while having lots of fun along the way!

Who we are?

We are a team of passionate chess fans from all around the world, with the headquarters in Singapore.

Igor-with-Chess-board-compressorThe founder of ChessBee is Igor Smirnov: chess Grandmaster, coach, and a holder of a Master’s degree in psychology.

GM Smirnov has created lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses, including the famous courses “The Grandmaster’s Secrets”, “The Grandmaster’s Positional Understanding”, and “Calculate Till Mate”.


Garry Kasparov presenting the 1st prize to Igor Smirnov “Kasparov’s Cup-2009


FIDE Vice President D.V. Sundar (on the right)
Igor Smirnov (in the center),
All India Chess Federation Secretary V.Hariharan (on the left)


The Hindu Newspaper: Russian Grandmaster Igor Smirnov playing chess simultaneously with many players at a Simultaneous Chess Display organised in India.

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/russian-grandmaster-shows-his-moves/article7775748.ece

Smirnov seminar

GM Smirnov is giving simul on 70 boards in Vellore (India)