After more than a decade I’m coming back to 3D design and motion graphics with this advert. With a strong influence from the Game of Thrones series because some chess players have passed the addiction to the series to me, here is a presentation of what you can get if you become a Premium member […]

Advert: chess24 Premium

2014, 2015 and 2016 in chess. A review of chess events during the 3 first years of chess24. The 24th of February of 2017 chess24 celebrated its third anniversary. This video not only pays tribute to a website that has put the cap in chess content, learning and broadcast quality. This video is a tribute […]

chess24: the first three years

Hou Yifan
Meet Hou Yifan, Women’s World Chess No.1 and 3-time Women’s World Champion. Photos and videos of the Chinese top chess player with beautiful Gibraltar in the background. The day after the 2017 Gibraltar Chess Festival I met Hou Yifan. She recently signed a contract with tradimo to bring trading to chess audiences. Since I work […]

Hou Yifan. Photography and interviews

Tata Steel Chess 2017
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2017 was the first big chess event of the year. Watch it all here. Top players were present and it paves the ways chess will take for the rest of the season. After the success of the recap videos made for the Chess World Championship, due to popular demand, I […]

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2017: Final recap videos

Carlsen vs Karjakin
Short series of recap videos that summarize the 2016 World Chess Championship games providing useful and practical information for knowledgeable chess audiences, with twists and tensions in the storyline. Just as it happened. I made this series of recap videos for chess24 using the media generated in social networks, chess24 broadcast of the 2016 World […]

2016 World Chess Championship: Final recap videos

chess olympiad 2016
chess24 had a presence in the Chess Olympiad 2016 celebrated in Baku where Anna Rudolf reported the event for and chess24. Here is the final report about the event that I created with ChessCast’s footage and the editorial help of IM Anna Rudolf and chess24 English Editorial Colin McGourty. Click here to learn more […]

Baku Chess Olympiad 2016 final report

Authors at chess24
chess24 has contributions from World-class chess champions and they have to tell people out there about that. Here is an advert for chess24 that shows off contributors. The advert has a long version for those who enjoy some of the authors’ comments and their personalities: Learn more about my video works for chess24 here.

Authors at chess24 Advert

Hou Yifan tradimo
Women’s World Chess Champion Hou Yifan joins tradimo. I was in charge of making the advert and here it is. I has been localised in German, Russian, Arabic and Chinese. Click here to learn more about my video works for tradimo.

Hou Yifan tradimo advert

  Short news videos going viral based on captions, photos and some footage have been out there since Facebook added the autoplay feature. It’s been on the back of my head to use the format for the chess world for a while. Finally, some spare office time dedicated to creativity brought up the first video […]

chess24 in 1 minute. First video news on chess!

Bringing trendy video formats to the chess world and taking advantage of Facebook’s autoplay feature, these facts videos with top chess players profiles are pretty popular among the chess audience. Visit this page to know more about my work for chess24.

Players profiles and facts for Paris Grand Chess Tour 2016

Magnus Carlsen
  Altibox Norway Chess 2016 ended with World Champion Magnus Carlsen as the winner. It happened in Stavanger (Norway) were chess24 team Fiona Steil-Antoni, Jan Gustafsson, Peter Svidler and myself covered the event live and online from the venue. When I had some time to get away from the live show production I took some […]

Altibox Norway Chess 2016. Live streaming and photography

One more year covering the Gibraltar Chess Festival. And before the photos, here is the intro video for the chess24 shows on this event. A Time-lapse of a sunset in Gibraltar that I made shortly before the event. And the gallery, with many chess players looking at the camera this time! something that doesn’t happen […]

Gibraltar Chess Festival 2016

Sometimes a company needs to renew some of the graphics used to promote the website and social media. Here you can see the new intro and social networks lower thirds I designed for chess24: To learn more about my role in chess24, have a look at this article.  

New graphics for chess24

A history of chess
This video is a first attempt to make a viral video using the methods of: Reducing a number of historical facts to a limited video length. Using chess history in general to attract audience and inserting a commercial message. Using the auto-play function from Facebook and deliver information from the beginning. Using graphics, music and […]

A short history of Chess, or…Two millennia reduced to 90 ...

GM Robin van Kampen
Robin van Kampen visited the offices of chess24 in Gibraltar to make a video series and some live shows. One of the evenings we had a short photo session so we could have some photos of the Grand Master for the chess24 archive. Taking advantage of having a real cool setting at Rafant (Goldsmiths & […]

Photo session: The Chess Maker