Jan is the face of chess24, commentating live on top events, challenging users in Banter Blitz, producing video series and giving opening advice in his regular clinic. His CV includes winning the 2011 European Team Championship and working on Team Magnus for the World Champion’s 2016 title defence.Our shows
It’s a privilege to have 8-time Russian Champion and 2011 World Cup winner Peter Svidler as a regular on chess24. You can play him in Banter Blitz, watch his video series – including his monumental series on the Grünfeld Defence – and follow him as he provides the best live commentary around.Our shows
Sopiko began her chess24 career as Miss Tactics alongside her good friend Anna Rudolf (Miss Strategy), but has also branched out to produce her own video series on chess openings and more. The irrepressible Georgian IM is married to Top 10 player Anish Giri.Our shows
Pepe Cuenca’s unique brand of commentary and analysis combines chess knowledge with the sheer enthusiasm of a football commentator. In his spare time the Spanish grandmaster also managed to get a PhD in civil engineering.Our shows
Melanie and Nikolas Lubbe have teamed up both on and off the chessboard, with the married couple commentating live on big events and producing weekly German shows. Melanie (born Ohme) has been a regular on the German team, while Nikolas is working towards the grandmaster title.Our shows
David Martínez (or Divis, as he’s universally known) is the driving force behind chess24’s Spanish site. While still a young IM he took the decision to focus on coaching, and currently coaches the Spanish women’s team and Spain’s most promising young player, David Anton. He shares his expertise with the chess24 community.Our shows
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