Through the ages we've been awed by the brilliance of chess players who could play an opponent, or several at at time, without seeing the pieces.... "All In Their Mind's Eye"! Early legends such as Philidor, Morphy, Najdorf, Alekhine, Capablanca... | Read More
Thursday, February 19
The BIG Show with IM Daniel Rensch! SPECIAL AWARDS EDITION
WhenThu, February 19, 10:00am – 11:30am
WhereTwitch.tv, ChessTV (map)
DescriptionOn this Special Awards Edition, IM and host extraordi... | Read More
Greetings, chess fans!
Are you treating yourself to IM Daniel Rensch's Daily Puzzle? If not, consider resetting your priorities. Each of you deserves 5 minutes' worth of chess goodness, like Grandma's biscuits deserve sweet, piquant honey.
&nb... | Read More
Hello world !
Beeing on the move for a few weeks I find it hard to shoot new videos, or just even to play chess. I'm now teaching chess around 20 hours a week, but I barely have time to do anything else, chess related, as I'm desperately searchin... | Read More
I'm basically a freewheeling guy with a show, you know!
#1 The show! Looking for a rich chess experience? Grandmaster Alexander Yermolinsky starts a new ChessTV series tonight on the lives and games of World Champions! Part One: Wilhelm ... | Read More
Nakamura beats So in Death Match 30, 21.5-11.5! A partial transcript of the post-match interviews today. For my friends working on their English and anyone who would like to read what the hosts and players had to say after 3 hours of fierce che... | Read More
I've spent a lot of time lately thinking about my current chess weaknesses and the best ways to overcome them. As some of you know, I keep extensive records of my training activities and like to plan out my weekly training activities and then tr... | Read More
IM DanielRensch vs amirsose: Bullet Brawls Chess #108
Published on Dec 3, 2014
Is IM Daniel Rensch an underdog to a 2600-rated bullet player on Chess.com?After a one-sided start, this match features an unlikely comeback and a dra... | Read More
Another Bullet Brawl that's nothing but good! Do you love this one, Padawan? You must watch it.
IM Rensch finagles games Magnus Carlsen style, but one game brought heart-wrenching self-talk:
Oh, no. Pretty bad. Oh my god. I’m gonna lose this?... | Read More
It was Wenseday night. It was already 00:30 and I was just finishing a thing on my computer while my wife was calling me to come to sleep. At this moment I made the "mistake" !
For some reason a chess.com tab was open on my google chrome, and whe... | Read More
Come to ChessTV for Bullet Brawl Wednesday! Look for the magic tweet from @DanielRensch on Twitter to learn when the action begins! Do not miss this special show dripping in #bulletbrawl #awesomesauce
Full Bullet Brawl Playlist h... | Read More
Most people underestimate a K+P endgame ...
Click here. (Fedor100 vs. FLchessplayer ... from an online tournament here on this server; the TC was "two-minute" plus 01 seconds of increment/delay that was added in.)
Below are sites that hav... | Read More
Los Angeles Vibe vs. Baltimore Kingfishers 1.5-2.5
IM Andranik Matikozyan (2538) - GM Akshayraj Kore (2543) 0-1 View Game
FM Konstantin Kavutskiy (2397) - IM Levan Bregadze (2530) 0-1 View Game
FM Mark Duckworth (2316) - NM Jared Defibaugh (232... | Read More
The game of chess has a storied history dating back to about 600 AD, with many momentous events in those 1500 years.
About half a billion people today play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent around th... | Read More
According to the book of Exodus, the 10 Commandments were inscribed on two stone tablets and given to Moses on the top of Mt. Sinai -- literally, "from on high."
The 10 commandments of chess, on the other hand, were written by the experts at Che... | Read More
Hello friends, opponents, and viewers!
I have really enjoyed blogging so here's another blog on how 800-1300 can improve their Chess. Many of my friends are under 1300 or just passed 1300 recently and I'm sick of it. They need their Online Chess ... | Read More
There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.
#1 Chess.com University
Chess.com University is the largest group ... | Read More
There was a time when I would have claimed to be an intermediate chess player. Never hearing the word “tactic” or worrying about strategies, I simply won when I played chess. Maybe it was due to always playing with the white pieces. Or maybe... | Read More
I have great news for you today! Starting this month, Chess.com's The Master's Bulletin has a new member analysis column written by the one and only GM Roman Dzindzichashvili!
What is The Masters Bulletin?
The Master's Bullet... | Read More
Many people seeking to improve their chess games have the same questions: What opening system should I be studying? Which attack or defence is the best one for an inexperienced player? While there are many good opening systems that pack surprise... | Read More