people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills

40 Business Ideas

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Subreddits
r/chess
size ~ 188k people
Business Types
πŸ“šBooks
πŸ‘©β€πŸ«Courses
πŸ›οΈE-Commerce Stores
πŸ“ΊElectronics
πŸ“…Events
πŸŽ™οΈPodcasts
πŸ“±Software / Apps
πŸ“¦Subscription Boxes
Trends 2 keyword(s)

Ideas for Books πŸ“š

Here are books you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • A book where it explains different 'openings' (e.g. "How to play against the Italian defense")
  • A book where the author covers the best moves and variations for every chess opening
  • A book where the author writes about the improvement of chess players and the training of chess players
  • A book where the author teaches chess logic and teaches you how to improve your chess skills.
  • A book where you teach chess rules, chess strategies, and some tips for beginners learning to play chess
Business Tips for Books

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed book business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by charging a fixed price per book, or monthly fee for all books

⚑ Differentiate

... by catering to a specific group, or solving a very specific problem or this group.

Tools for Creating Books πŸ› οΈ
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Scrivener

Scrivener is the go-to app for writers of all kinds, used every day by best-selling novelists, screenwriters, non-fiction writers, students, academics, lawyers, journalists, translators and more.


Ideas for Courses πŸ‘©β€πŸ«

Here are courses you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • A course where the instructor teaches chess strategies and tactics
  • A course where an instructor teaches chess concepts, like both sides of the game, tactics, strategy, openings, middle game play, endgame play, and practice games against a computer or another human
  • A course where the instructor teaches beginners how to play chess, and intermediate/advanced levels how to improve their skills.
  • A course where the instructor reviews important chess moves from the latest international chess events
  • A course where the instructor teaches how to defeat chess computer programs
Business Tips for Courses

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed course business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by charging monthly to access the course or charging a one-time fee

⚑ Differentiate

... by teaching something easier or more in-depth than competitors. Instead of having one course, have many smaller, focused courses

Tools for Creating Courses πŸ› οΈ
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Teachable

Teachable allows you to easily create an online course or coaching business with a simple all-in-one platform.


Ideas for E-Commerce Stores πŸ›οΈ

Here are e-commerce you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • An e-commerce store that sells various chess equipment
  • An e-commerce store that sells chess pieces
  • An e-commerce store that sells chess tables and sets, chess books and chess software
  • An e-commerce store that sells chess equipment
  • An e-commerce store that sells chess boards and chess sets.
Business Tips for E-Commerce Stores

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed e-commerce store business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by selling products

⚑ Differentiate

... by competing on price, quality, creating your own brand, and/or offering faster shipping

Tools for Launching an E-Commerce store πŸ› οΈ
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Shopify

Shopify is probably the best e-commerce platform on the market right now. You can get a store up and running rather quickly.


Ideas for Electronics πŸ“Ί

Here are electronics you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • An electronic device where you could play chess
  • An electronic device where you can play chess with a friend on the device, and there is a coach inside the device that gives advice while you play.
  • An electronic device where you can play against a computer that will learn your game style and play accordingly.
  • An electronic device where you can play against it and it adapts to your level
  • An electronic device where the user plays against a chess engine. The device shouldΒ  be able to see the board and pieces and be able to move the pieces for the user.
Business Tips for Electronics

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed electronic business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by charging per sale or incorporating a monthly subscription component

⚑ Differentiate

... by improving health, saving lives, saving time/money, providing entertainment, competing on price, or doing it better than existing solutions

Tools for Sourcing Electronics πŸ› οΈ
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Alibaba

Alibaba connects businesses to global manufacturers. Using Alibaba, a business can find a manufacturer to create bulk (customized) products, and have them imported into their country.


Ideas for Events πŸ“…

Here are events you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • An event where interested chess players meet up at a local chess club, and learn from an experienced chess player.
  • An event where you offer a free chess lesson for the community, where you teach them some strategy or skills.
  • An event where people can play against each other in chess, both beginners and experts
  • An event where you play chess with a community member and record it and post it on youtube. This will give people who haven't played chess a chance to see how the game is played.
  • An event where people play chess and drink beer
Business Tips for Events

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed event business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by charging an entry fee, letting vendors have booths

⚑ Differentiate

... by making it *the* event that these people want to go to

Tools for Launching an Event πŸ› οΈ
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Eventbrite

Eventbrite is an online event-planning site where you can create an event page, register attendees, track attendance, and sell tickets online.


Ideas for Podcasts πŸŽ™οΈ

Here are podcasts you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • A podcast where the hosts teach the audience how to play the game, and tips to improve their skills.
  • A podcast where a professional chess player explains new strategies and how to improve your chess game
  • A podcast where a chess player discusses different problems a chess player could be facing in the middle of a game, and then a great chess player will provide a solution to the problems.
  • A podcast where professional chess players can explain the basics of chess
  • A podcast where a chess coach teaches people how to play chess, this would be a great podcast for beginners and maybe advanced chess players as well
Business Tips for Podcasts

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed podcast business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by sponsors paying you to advertise their products

⚑ Differentiate

... by adding your unique perspective

Tools for Launching a Podcast πŸ› οΈ
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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Anchor

Anchor is an all-in-one platform where you can create, distribute, and monetize your podcast from any device, for free.


Ideas for Software / Apps πŸ“±

Here are software you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • An app where you can play against a 'weak AI' which can make very bad moves but will always move to block a checkmate. Very useful for training the general principles of chess.
  • An app where you can play against a computer at different levels, and ultimately have your gameplay rated.
  • An app where you play against the computer and it takes into account your past games and your style of play.
  • An app where you can learn about the best move to play for a certain situation in chess, or a course that teaches you how to play chess.
  • An app where a chess master gives chess lessons to a beginner
Business Tips for Software / Apps

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed app business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... with ads, monthly subscriptions, or by paying to download/install

⚑ Differentiate

... by catering to a specific market, saving time, competing on price, or doing it better than existing solutions

Tools for Making Apps πŸ› οΈ
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Bubble is the easiest way to create applications without using code.

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Expo

Expo is an open-source platform for making universal native apps for Android, iOS, and the web with JavaScript and React.


Ideas for Subscription Boxes πŸ“¦

Here are subscription boxes you can create around the theme "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" πŸ‘‡

  • A subscription box which sends chess books, weekly puzzles and training to get better at chess
  • A subscription box which sends a unique chess set every month.
  • A subscription box which sends monthly chess problems.
  • A subscription box which sends you pieces of art every month on the theme of chess (old and new) and a chess book or two every month
  • A subscription box which sends a surprise chess book every month
Business Tips for Subscription Boxes

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills" themed subscription box business:

πŸ’Έ Monetize

... by charging monthly to receive items these people would like

⚑ Differentiate

... by giving these people things they would want monthly

Tools for Launching a Subscription Box πŸ› οΈ
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Cratejoy

Cratejoy has the tools, resources, and audience to transform your online biz or brick-and-mortar into a profitable subscription box offering.


5-Year Trends πŸ“ˆ

Below you'll find graphs showing internet activity over the last 5 years (discussion, news, searches, & sales) around people who play chess, or people who want to improve their chess skills.

chess keyword
the queens gambit keyword

Trend Assessment

Chess is experiencing the largest spike it has seen in 5 years.

This is because of the Netflix series, The Queens Gambit. Therefore, it’s a good time to think about how you can build a business around chess as beginners will be curious about the game.

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