Chess Jobs

  • Android Mobile App Developer, Bryght Labs/ChessUp (Kansas City)
  • Back-End Developer, Play Magnus Group (Oslo)
  • Backend Engineer, chess24 (Wroclaw)
  • Backend Python Engineer, Aimchess (Remote)
  • Chess Correspondent and Editor, (Remote)
  • Chess Explanation Developer, (Remote)

    Chess software tells us WHAT the best move is, but can it tell us WHY it’s the best move? Looking for skilled C++ developers to explore these questions!

  • Chess Tutor, Chess in Schools and Communities (London)
  • Chief Operating Officer, (USA or Canada)

    Are you a seasoned tech or gaming manager / executive? Join our fast growing company and help lead the future of chess!

  • College/University Growth Manager, (USA or Canada)
  • Content Coordinator Youtube, chess24 (Remote)
  • Customer Support Specialist, Play Magnus Group (Remote)
  • Data Analyst, (Remote)

    If you love gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing data into strategic insights, you’re going to love this role.

  • Dev Ops Engineer, Play Magnus Group (Barcelona)

    Barcelona or remote

  • Developer, ChessBase (Hamburg)
  • Developer (full stack), Dansk Skoleskak (Remote)

    Are you a developer (full stack) who wants to work with chess/scholastic chess? Danish Scholastic Chess Federation makes a difference for 60.000 children who develop social and mental skills through scholastic chess. We are hiring a skilled developer – who has the option to work remote.

  • Developer Experience Engineer, (Remote)
  • Digital Content Producer, chess24 (Remote)
  • Digital Designer, Play Magnus Group (Remote)
  • Digital Marketing Junior, chess24 (Remote)
  • Director of Data Engineering, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Game Design, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Live Ops, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Media Content Marketing, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Monetization, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Product Insights and Journey, (USA or Canada)
  • Director of Security, (Remote)

    The Director of Security will take primary responsibility for the security and privacy of our 70 million+ player accounts, leading a small engineering team whose mission is to protect our players from bad actors.

  • E-Mail and Marketing Manager, chess24 (Remote)
  • Engagement Marketing Manager, (USA or Canada)
  • Engineering Team Lead - Analysis & Core Chess, (USA or Canada)
  • Fair Play Support Specialist, (Remote)
  • Financial Planning and Accounting Analyst, (Remote)

    Collecting, interpreting, and reviewing financial data Producing financial reports for management and stakeholders Assisting with the development of models and long-term planning based on these reports Identify and establish strategies to improve processes and reduce financial risk

  • Frontend Engineer, Chesskid (Remote)
  • Game Developer, Play Magnus Group (Oslo)
  • Governance coordinator, US Chess (USA or Canada)

    US Chess Headquarter is in Crossville, TN, but exceptional candidates can negotiate to work remotely.

  • Graphic / Media Designer, (Remote)

    Help craft the future of the brand, content, events, and product!

  • Head of Business Development / Sales, (USA or Canada)
  • Head of E-Sports Operations, (Remote)
  • Head of Product Design, (Remote)

    Love chess? Have a vision of where to take us?

  • HR Assistant, (Remote)
  • iOS Technical Lead, (Remote)
  • IT Manager - Operations and Security, Play Magnus Group (Barcelona)
  • Junior designer, Chessable (Remote)
  • Junior Legal Counsel, Play Magnus Group (Remote)
  • Lead UI/UX Designer, Bryght Labs/ChessUp (Kansas City)
  • Marketing Writer/Creator, (USA or Canada)
  • Mobile React Developer, Chessable (Barcelona)
  • Mobile React Developer, Chessable (Remote)
  • Node js. / Events Developer, (Remote)
  • Online Chess Coach (part-time), Silver Knights (Remote)
  • Partnership Manager, Play Magnus Group (Oslo)
  • Performance Marketing Manager, (USA or Canada)
  • Product Analyst, (USA or Canada)
  • Product Manager, (Remote)

    Help us build new features and apps. You will be in charge of product management, QA, and growing the audience.

  • Product Manager (Dr Wolf app), (Remote)
  • QA Automation Engineer, (Remote)
  • QA Engineer, chess24 (Wroclaw)
  • React Developer, chess24 (Wroclaw)

    Develop and expand our React based frontend. Implement new designs as provided by the product designer. Maintain existing functionality. Improve the architecture and test coverage of the website.

  • Security Engineer, (Remote)

    Help protect the 70million+ players at by working with the security community to proactively identify and close security vulnerabilities through our Bug Bounty program.

  • Senior Backend Business Engineer, (Remote)
  • Senior Backend Foundation Engineer, (Remote)
  • Senior Backend Product Engineer, (Remote)
  • Senior Fullstack Developer, Chessable (Barcelona)

    Barcelona or remote

  • Senior Java Developer, (Remote)

    Love Java and want to see your code power 100+ million chess moves per day? Join us!

  • Senior Software Engineer, Tornelo (Remote)
  • Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack), Tornelo (Melbourne)

    Tornelo is a chess tournament management platform

  • Social Media Content Coordinator, Play Magnus Group (Remote)
  • Social Media Content Coordinator, Play Magnus Group (Remote)
  • Social Media Content Creator, Play Magnus Group (Oslo)

    We need someone who lives and breathes chess and social media to help build our Meltwater Champions Chess Tour brand online.

  • Social Media Manager (part-time), Chesskid (Remote)

    You’re a talented social media strategist, you’re driven to connect with educators, parents and the larger chess community but also able to recognize stories that transcend ChessKid’s traditional audience, and you're interested in growing the game of chess for kids around the world.

  • Sys Admin/Cloud Engineer,
  • Sysadmin / Cloud Engineer, (USA or Canada)

    Looking for someone with traditional sysadmin skills who also wants to help build and maintain cloud infrastructure.

  • Teaching video presenter (freelance), Kensington Studio (New York City)

    Kensington Studios in New York City is looking for highly experienced chess teachers to produce teaching videos. A four-hour-recording based on your material will pay $2,500.

  • Technical Chess Editor, Chessable (Remote)
  • Vice President of Growth, (USA or Canada)
  • Video editor and recording technician (German speaker), Chessable (Remote)
  • Video Editor/Producer, (Remote)
  • VP of Growth, Chesskid (USA or Canada)
  • Chess Content Project Manager, Chessable (Remote) valid till 20 Dec 2021

    Chessable aims to make learning chess content as easy and efficient as possible. We digest the science so that our users don't have to, and allow for an optimal learning experience.

    Chessable is part of the Play Magnus AS group, the company was founded by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and is revolutionizing how people learn, watch and play chess.

    Do you have a passion for chess, lifelong learning and cutting-edge technology? Then this might be your dream job! We are seeking chess enthusiasts ready to work on exciting projects collaborating with the content editing teams, the video editing team and marketing department to help expand our digital library, empowering our customers to study chess more efficiently and effectively than ever before. We are a fast growing and fast paced company with a highly collaborative and friendly culture that rewards self-initiative and aims to help our employees make the most out of their career. Come join us!


    • Responsible for collaborating with content, video and marketing managers throughout the content editing process
    • Determine and define project scope and objectives
    • Ensure content projects are running along smoothly and not blocked
    • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
    • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
    • Track project costs
    • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
    • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
    • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
    • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
    • Define OKR's and KPI's for team members
    • Measure team members' performance and give performance reviews
    • Ensure that the content editing teams are aligned with the video editing team and marketing department on tasks related to marketing are completed as part of the content editing process.


    • Native German speaker is a must
    • Excellent written and spoken communication in English is mandatory. Knowledge of, French, Spanish or Russian is a plus.
    • Ability to play Chess (no requirement to be a strong player)
    • Have a Chessable account and use it on a regular basis is a plus
    • Active interest in chess and chess culture today is a plus


    • 💰 Excellent salary
    • 🕐 Flexible working hours
    • 🚢 40 days holiday leave
    • 🎁 Birthday off
    • Membership in ClassPass
  • Aimchess Community Manager, Aimchess (Remote) valid till 25 Dec 2021

    Aimchess makes improving at chess easy and fun. We use cutting edge analytics to provide simple, actionable insights and lessons that help players improve 43% faster than their peers.

    We are looking for passionate team members who want to combine their love for the greatest game on earth with their career 🙂.

    In the year since it’s launch, Aimchess has amassed a sizable customer base and will look to you to 1. expand the business through new customer acquisition, 2. further monetize the existing customer base, and 3. manage our customer-facing brand. This is an extremely important hire for us and will offer you the opportunity to lead a business as it grows >10x over the next year.

    Aimchess is part of the Play Magnus AS group, the company was founded by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and is revolutionising how people learn, watch and play chess. Are you searching for your dream job? Do you have a passion for chess and lifelong learning?

    We are seeking an experienced Community Manager.

    Please include a cover letter to your application.

    Only CVs in English are accepted.

    As our Community Manager, you will report directly to the VP of Marketing and work closely with him on key product and marketing initiatives.


    • Build relationships with Aimchess users, potential customers and chess influencers
    • Become “Voice of Aimchess”, public face and voice of our company
    • Creating relevant and engaging content
    • Set and implement social media and communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies
    • Provide engaging text, image and video content for social media accounts
    • Respond to comments and customer queries in a timely manner
    • Monitor and report on feedback and online reviews
    • Organize and participate in events to build community and boost brand awareness
    • Track the performance of posts, monitoring engagement levels
    • Social listening – monitor what’s being said about the company to mitigate the risks of any crisis event.


    • Chess lover, ideally Aimchess user
    • Excellent copywriting and storytelling skills
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Product mindset, should be able to come up with product suggestions based on his experience or customer feedback
    • Proven work experience as a community manager
    • Experience launching community initiatives
    • Ability to identify and track relevant community metrics
    • Hands on experience with social media management for brands
    • Ability to interpret website traffic and online customer engagement metrics
    • Native level English speaker or very high level of proficiency


    • 🕐 Flexible working hours
    • 🚢 40 days of holiday (including all statutory and other public holidays in your place of residence)
    • 🎁 Birthday off
    • 🏠 Work from home

    Aimchess is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to support and create a diverse work environment. We are hiring without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation or identity, family or marital status, religion, nationality or disability status. The interview processes are conducted fairly based on your experience and skills. We look for and value the most talented people. Everyone is welcome!

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