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We invented the Chess Trainer with you in mind, the occasional exerciser. If you are like most of us, we know we need to move, we need to burn our excess calories, we know it is the healthy way to go. But exercising is just plain boring and let's admit it, sometimes we feel the health benefit is not enough reason to exercise. We at Chess Fit want to change that. We will give you all the reasons in the world so you will be fit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

POWER YOUR DEVICES
POWER YOUR DEVICES

Not only will you look good and feel good, you will be doing the rest of the world a good thing. Why not use your own exercise energy to power your devices? Instead of plugging to our coal powered electrical grid, plug in to your own renewable energy. The Chess Trainer will collect your exercise energy and store it in a portable battery power pack we call the SPARK. Use your SPARK to power your phones , tablets, laptops. Plug your radio, TV, reading light- upto 85 watts, your SPARK XL can power them all. Share  your SPARK with others and you will be amazed by their reaction. 

Use your SPARK anytime, anywhere. Inside your SPARK is your energy. Bring your fully charged SPARK with you. Share the love. Let them charge their devices using your SPARK.                                                                                              

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                                                                TOUR THE WORLD

Go to places you haven't gone before -while exercising. Our app gives you real places to go when you ride your bike. Go explore scenic and iconic places like the London Bridge or Tokyo's shopping district. The Chess Trainer will increase or decrease pedal resistance according to terrain so you will feel like you are biking there.                                                                                                        

USE YOUR TABLET AND TRAIN WITH THE PRO's
USE YOUR TABLET AND TRAIN WITH THE PRO's

Tired of touring the world? Then experience one of our fitness professionals through the Chess App. Watch them and listen to them motivate you. They will guide you through an exercise routine that is specially designed by them. The Chess Trainer will automatically change biking resistance according to their instructions.                                                                                                                                                        

                                         TOUR THE WORLD USING CHESS VR

Have you experienced Virtual Reality? Look up, down, left or right, you'll even see who or what is behind you. It might need a little getting used to,  but you will be seeing the world without leaving your room. Immerse yourself in scenic bike tours of cities like New York, London or Tokyo. More places coming. No passports needed.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

  

 

 

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  • Bike Wheel size: 24-29”
  • Maximum Wheel width: 2.5” 
  • Maximum Hub width: 7.5”  
  • Maximum bike speed: 50 KPH 
  • Maximum muscle power input: 1000 watts for 10 seconds 
  • Maximum biker weight: 250 lbs
  • Levels of resistance: 10 levels 
  • Power input: Self powered
  • Power Output: 20V at 10A max continuous 
  • Auto start: At 10MPH, Chess Trainer will turn on 
  • Auto off: After 10 minutes of inactivity 
  •  Bluetooth: Yes, continuous stream 
  • ANT+: Coming soon 
  • App: Android and IOS 
  • Bicycle not included
TRAIN WITH OR WITHOUT VR GOGGLES
TRAIN WITH OR WITHOUT VR GOGGLES

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chess Spark stores the electrical power converted from your pedal power via the Chess Trainer. The Chess Spark comes in three (3) different power bank models for all your remote charging needs. All three SPARKS can be charged by the Chess Trainer or the provided wall charger. The SPARK size specified is the current model but can change as technology improves.

SPARK™ I  :

  • Li-ion Battery inside 5000mah  
  • Output: 2A USB  5V
  • Input: DC 20V via Chess Trainer or power adapter
  • Size: 1" x 1" x 6" 

SPARK™ II  :

  • Li-ion Battery inside 10,000mah  
  • Output: Dual 2 Amp USB  5V
  • Input: DC 20V via Chess Trainer or power adapter
  • Size: 1"x 2" x 6" 

SPARK™ XL: Our Largest Capacity Powerbank  

  • Li-ion Battery inside 27000mAh   
  • Output: Dual 2 Amp USB 5V  + 110V/220V AC 85 watts
  • Input: DC 20V via Chess Trainer or power adapter 
  • Size: 1" x 5" x 6" 
Laptop, Tablet or Phone-  the SPARK XL can power them all
Laptop, Tablet or Phone- the SPARK XL can power them all

 

You can remove your SPARK after exercising. The trainer can also be used even without the SPARK.
You can remove your SPARK after exercising. The trainer can also be used even without the SPARK.

 

The Chess Trainer comes with an IOS & Android App. There are 4 Training Modes: 

Mode 1 - Single Level Resistance  using a simple up/ down stroke.

Mode 2 - Multiple Level Resistance with Save Feature. Resistance levels can be programmed to change every minute.

Mode 3 - Fitness Professional trainer mode. Resistance level changes according to their instructions. Ipad or tablet is recommended because of the larger screen.

Mode 4 - Scenic Ride Tour- Resistance level depending on terrain. IPad or a tablet is recommended.  3D Virtual Reality Tour- 360 videos use the Chess VR headset and your mobile phone.

ACTUAL APP SCREEN MIGHT CHANGE
ACTUAL APP SCREEN MIGHT CHANGE

 

 

  

Prototype 1 is made of white acrylic sheet with Li-Ion batteries from an old Toyota Prius. It uses a single roller system.

Prototype 2 is our first try to commercialize the design. It has two rollers and a new bike locking lever for one step loading and unloading of your bicycle.

Prototype 3 is a commercial prototype ready for production. It features a 1-piece low profile frame that can fit under most bed frames.

PROTOTYPE EVOLUTION
PROTOTYPE EVOLUTION

  

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                                                 WHERE WE ARE IN DEVELOPMENT

 

YOU CAN EXERCISE WITHOUT USING VR
YOU CAN EXERCISE WITHOUT USING VR

 

   

 

  

 

 

 

The Chess Trainer is the result of all the hardwork of  the ChessFit Team. We are  composed of experts in mechanical, software and electronics design, as well as experts in manufacturing and marketing.

Our team members have made hundreds of things from search engines to industrial machines to architectural components. 

CHESS FIT TEAM
CHESS FIT TEAM

 

   

 

Let's do our share in saving Mother Earth!
Let's do our share in saving Mother Earth!

Chess Fit aims to help us reduce our carbon footprint. If 1% of Americans exercise on the Chess Trainer for an hour everyday, we can eliminate 17,000 tons of CO2 emissions every year, equivalent to removing 16,000 cars.

 

Risks and challenges

As with any hardware project, there are always schedule risks associated with manufacturing and supply chain logistics.

The CHESS FIT team has successfully delivered engineered equipment to customers around the world. We are industry people who are well-versed in hardware and electronics manufacturing. We understand the unique challenges of hardware and are familiar on how to avoid and mitigate any issues that may arise. Additionally, we are working with manufacturing partners that have years of experience building similar products.

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    Chess Spark II

    You’ll be the one of the first to receive One (1) Chess Spark II. This is a 10,000mAh Power bank lightweight and portable, ideal for powering up your phones and tablets.

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    Chess Spark XL

    You’ll receive One (1) Chess Spark XL Powerbank with 27000mAh capacity. Ideal for charging your devices such as laptops, phones and tablets. It has 2 2A USB ports and 1 AC outlet so you can charge several devices at the same time.
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    The Earliest Bird catches the Best Deal!
    You will receive the Basic Chess Trainer Package. This includes the Chess Trainer in black or white, Chess Spark Power bank, the Spark I to charge USB devices. Plus Chess VR head set.
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    The Earliest Bird catches the Best Deal!
    You will receive a complete set of the Chess Trainer Package. This includes the Chess Trainer in black or white, Chess Spark Power banks - Spark I, Spark II, Spark XL & Chess VR head set.
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    You will receive a complete set of the Chess Fit Package. This includes the Chess Trainer in black or white, the Chess Spark Powerbanks - Spark I, Spark II, Spark XL & Chess VR headset.
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    You will receive 2 complete sets of Chess Fit Package.
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    You will receive 5 complete sets of Chess Fit Package.
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    GYM SPIN CLASS!

    You will receive 10 complete sets of Chess Fit Package.
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