There are two types of people: those who play chess and those who want to learn how to play chess. Since “Queen’s Gambit” hit Netflix last fall, millions of people have purchased chess sets, books, instructional DVDs, apps, and subscriptions to either learn or improve their game.
Several chess apps have become popular for iPhones and Android devices. Chess.com naturally is popular with players of all levels, but the similar Lichess app has many advantages.
If you’re just learning the game, one of the biggest advantages is cost. Lichess is free and open-sourced with dozens of developers volunteering their time