Chessable Research Awards


September 4, 2023
Chess History

A new blog post by the Chessable science team announces the winners of the Fall 2023 Chessable Research Awards:

Graduate student Denise Trippold’s research proposal is “Talent identification in chess: Psychological correlates of chess skill in children and youth chess players.” She will receive $1,000 from Chessable. Her faculty research sponsor is Dr. Roland Grabner, who will receive $500. Undergraduate student Aditya Gupta’s research proposal is “Determining Chess Piece Values Using Machine Learning.” He will receive $500 from Chessable. His faculty research sponsor is Dr. Vijay Tayal, who will receive $500.

Applications for the Spring 2024 cycle of the Chessable Research Awards are open until October 1, 2023. A direct link for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty research sponsors to apply is

The second part of the blog post tells that the Chessable science team is conducting research about decision making in chess. Part of the research is an online test, which takes a maximum of an hour. Participants should have a FIDE rating and can opt for a one month free Chessable PRO account. Participants can register themselves via