Need a little help navigating the hundreds of videos on chess.com? This evolving work-in-progress article is an attempt to organize them for you. Split first by general area of the game (Opening, Tactics, Strategy, Endgame, Other); and then by difficulty level.
Development - This long series goes from the most basic up to the very complex.
White Against the Petroff - This series of 5 videos for intermediate-advanced players shows a few different ways for white to play against the Petroff Defense, in the mainline and in the Cochrane Gambit.
Shankland Teaches the Najdorf - This series covers a complete Najdorf repertoire for black. It is intended for advanced players.
Applying Principles in the King's Gambit - This series teaches you about decision-making in the Opening, and in particular the important principles that come up in the King's Gambit.
Intermediate Checkmates - For Beginner and Intermediate level players: build your knowledge of checkmate patterns.
Isolated Queen Pawns - This series takes a look at one of the most important pawn structures in chess, which characteristically comes out of the Queen's Gambit, the Nimzo Indian, the Caro-Kann, the French, and the Alapin Sicilian among other mainstream openings.
The Principle of Two Weaknesses - One of the most fundamental strategic concepts in chess, but a difficult one to employ, in the middlegame or endgame. This series starts off at an intermediate level.
Playing with a Space Advantage - Space and Time work in harmony for great chess players, and this video series by GM Lenderman (as well as the prequel videos by IM David Pruess) will get you started on the right path!
Practical Defense - In this series, Grandmaster Melik Khachiyan implores all Chess.com members to understand and appreciate the difficult art of finding accurate defensive moves when under practical pressure. For advanced players, this series is solid gold!
King and Pawn Endgames - You have to know K+P endgames in order to play other endgames, since trades can always come up! This is where anyone who wants to play a quality endgame must start.
Rook and Pawn Endgames - Rook and Pawn endgames are the most common type of endgame, and thus they are a natural second endgame to study. They are very tricky though!
Amazing Games for Beginners - This has a bit of everything: tactics, strategy, endgames, thought process... As the name implies, this is flashy, aesthetic material that will help you remember what you learn, but everything is presented in a way accessible for beginners.
How to Improve Your Chess - In this video series GM Kaidanov lays out the steps for a chess player to improve entire approach to the game. From practical to psychological! He provides all the steps needed for recognizing and eliminating your mistakes and patterns. Enjoy!
Simply the Best: Garry Kasparov - In this video series IM Shankland reviews the life and games of the greatest chess player of all time: Former World Champion Garry Kasparov! The series needs no further introduction other than a word to the wise: If you consider yourself a serious and aspiring chess player, studying the games of the greatest player ever might not be a bad idea!