"My blind eyes now see what others cannot, that sometimes the hands of fate must be forced!" ~ Illidan 'Betrayer' Stormrage before playing a forcing move of chess
Importance of the ability to visualise board
Visualising the board clearly is the ... | Read More
UPDATE: Death Match #33 is finished. GM Nyachnyk defeated Gm Molner 17.5-8.5!
IM Daniel Rensch announced that the next Death Match will be in December and one of the players is GM Hikaru Nakamura!
Because everyone should know about t... | Read More
If a picture is worth a thousand words, IM Danny Rensch is just the chess player to speak them. You´ll get a kick out of watching his shows and hearing his commentary. Conversely, you´ĺl kick yourself if you miss them, especially today´s Bulle... | Read More
Well, if you haven't heard about the amazing programming on Marathon Monday, here's yet another chance to get in on the action! There's something for everyone, so check out the shows in our line-up today:
FIRST up: MAN vs. MACHINE at 12pm P... | Read More
I have written the follwing letter to a number of Chess masters here on chess.com and now I would love your input. For my Lions Club I want to teach the inner city kids chess, I believe this will help them in school and life. I just want to know s... | Read More
I love finding Endgame positions which look almost identical, but a subtle difference gives a totally different result.
I hit upon these two positions by Emmanuel Lasker composed in 1925 (positions 22 and 23 from the Encyclopadia of Chess End... | Read More
Because I don’t actually play much chess on this site (yes, I know *sigh*), and never in LIVE Chess, I’ve not been very familiar with how that area of Chess.com works. That’s when roninreturns stepped in and was kind enough to share a bit of... | Read More
So, when you look at the schedule on the Chess.com/TV page, do you find yourself rubbing your eyes? Do you feel like you’re seeing double when you look at Monday’s programming line-up? Well, I have news f... | Read More
The Blog Turns 50!
Okay, folks, this is the 50th blog post for me. It has flown by quickly and has really helped me to focus on my game. My goal is to put out high-quality articles based on what I am studying, so I tend to be all over the place a... | Read More
See Mike Klein's final report in Chess News with all the standings, new photos of the players, cool videos! 5 National Champions Crowned in ChessKid.com National Championship
Check the Chess News daily. www.chess.com/news
A spectacu... | Read More
What exactly does a rhino get anxious about? Thanks for Bullet Brawl #134, Monsieur Rensch!
Here's the link to today's show, soon to appear on Chess.com's youtube channel. http://www.twitch.tv/chess/v/5771373
"And I love ... | Read More
As many of you know already FM Tilicheev_Viacheslav's account has been closed by chess.com for cheating. He denies this charge and this is his response to Danny. Both myself and FM Tilicheev_Viacheslav believe that this response should be made... | Read More
It's apparent that Monsieur Rensch will do almost anything for chess.
What he does better than anyone is host ChessTV. And today/Sunday he rises to the Daily Puzzle challenge by attempting to solve all of the May puzzles in 30 min... | Read More
A few months ago I began working seriously to improve my endgame play. I had been meaning to do this for a long time, but what finally convinced me was losing from a completely won position in a game against my invariably superior but charitably h... | Read More
IM Rensch said, "This show is about rap songs and dinosaurs."
It's also about exciting chess and sparkling commentary.
You be the judge. Here's today's show.
It's Bullet ... | Read More
In an effort to actually get better I have started to learn about pawn structures starting with the Caro-Slav. Starting to study these has been eye-opening by showing just how clueless I am about chess. But I suppose that is natural for everyone s... | Read More
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