Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #317: Sicilian Defense, Kan w/ 5.Nc3This is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 3|2. The opening was the Sicilian Defense, Kan variation. Both sides find it difficult to improve their position in this delicate middlegame position out of the Sicilian Defense, Kan v...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-317-sicilian-defense-kan-w-5nc3Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:51:41 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-317-sicilian-defense-kan-w-5nc3LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #316: Caro-Kann, ExchangeThis is a blitz chess game I played as white with time control 3|2. The opening was the Caro-Kann, exchange variation. White aims to restrict black's light-squared bishop. Black however still manages to activate the light-squared bishop, obtain a ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-316-caro-kann-exchangeSun, 26 Jul 2015 18:10:51 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-316-caro-kann-exchangeLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #315: Open CatalanThis is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 3|2. The opening was the Open Catalan. What should be the focus when an imbalance of 2 rooks versus the queen is on board? Both perpetual check and coordination should "capture" our at...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-315-open-catalanSat, 18 Jul 2015 12:40:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-315-open-catalanWei Yi vs Lázaro Bruzón - Immortal Chess GameThis round 2 game from the 6th annual "Rural Credit Cup" held in Danzhou, China easily makes the list of best chess games ever played. 16-year-old super talent Wei Yi of China plays white against Lázaro Bruzón Batista of Cuba. The chess game was...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wei-yi-vs-laacutezaro-bruzoacuten---immortal-chess-gameSat, 04 Jul 2015 02:27:02 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wei-yi-vs-laacutezaro-bruzoacuten---immortal-chess-gameLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #312: Polish Defense DeferredThis is a blitz chess game I played as white with time control 3|2. The opening was the Polish Defense Deferred. Black's second move looks to kill two birds with one stone, namely prepare to fianchetto the queen bishop and prevent a white c4/d4 pa...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-312-polish-defense-deferredFri, 26 Jun 2015 22:14:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-312-polish-defense-deferredNorway Chess 2015 - Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen (Grand Chess Tour)This is a round 4 game from Norway Chess 2015 between Viswanathan Anand and World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. This tournament is being held in Stavanger, Norway. The 2015 edition of Norway Chess is the first event of the Grand Chess Tour. Anand...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/norway-chess-2015---viswanathan-anand-vs-magnus-carlsen-grand-chess-tourSat, 20 Jun 2015 06:21:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/norway-chess-2015---viswanathan-anand-vs-magnus-carlsen-grand-chess-tourNorway Chess 2015 - Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Levon Aronian (Grand Chess Tour)This is a round 1 game from Norway Chess 2015 between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Levon Aronian which is being held in Stavanger, Norway. The 2015 edition of Norway Chess is the first event of the Grand Chess Tour. After just a dozen moves out the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/norway-chess-2015---maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-levon-aronian-grand-chess-tourWed, 17 Jun 2015 05:31:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/norway-chess-2015---maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-levon-aronian-grand-chess-tourLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #311: Nimzo-Indian Defense, ClassicalThis is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 3|2. The opening was the Nimzo-Indian Defense, Classical variation. https://youtu.be/fjFkIrab-JQ http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-311-nimzo-indian-defense-classicalSat, 13 Jun 2015 22:27:46 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-311-nimzo-indian-defense-classicalChess Kibitzing #72: NM vs IM Keaton Kiewra Sicilian Defense, ChekhoverHere's a kibitz of a 3-minute blitz chess game between a National Master and International Master Keaton Kiewra. Opening: Sicilian Defense, Chekhover variation https://youtu.be/kLs4qIsheAI http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-kibitzing-72-nm-vs-im-keaton-kiewra-sicilian-defense-chekhoverSat, 06 Jun 2015 22:59:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-kibitzing-72-nm-vs-im-keaton-kiewra-sicilian-defense-chekhoverHow to Solve Chess Puzzles #24I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles. Feel free to quickly pause the video before I share what I'm thinking with each chess puzzle if you'd like to solve them on your own. https://youtu.be/PJU864m3MUI http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-24Sat, 30 May 2015 15:48:46 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-24LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #310: Sicilian Kan, Maróczy bind  This is a blitz chess game I played with time control 3|2. The opening was the Sicilian Kan, Maróczy bind. https://youtu.be/9BswHta_Hxc http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-310-sicilian-kan-maroacuteczy-bindSat, 23 May 2015 21:22:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-310-sicilian-kan-maroacuteczy-bindLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #309: Benoni Defense w/ Bf4 and e3This is a blitz chess game I played with time control 5|0. The opening was the Benoni Defense with a Bf4 and e3 setup. https://youtu.be/WMDI6sehLJI http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-309-benoni-defense-w-bf4-and-e3Sat, 16 May 2015 10:34:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-309-benoni-defense-w-bf4-and-e3LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #308: King's Indian Defense, SämischThis is a blitz chess game I played with time control 3|2. The opening was the King's Indian Defense, Sämisch variation. https://youtu.be/SgRGWGdwo2s http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-308-kings-indian-defense-saumlmischSat, 02 May 2015 00:34:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-308-kings-indian-defense-saumlmischGarry Kasparov vs Nigel Short - Battle of the Legends - 10 GamesGarry Kasparov and Nigel Short revisit to play a 10-game series consisting of both rapid and blitz play in Saint Louis, Missouri, the chess capital of the United States. This chess exhibition match, pegged "Battle of the Legends", was held at the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-nigel-short---battle-of-the-legends---10-gamesSun, 26 Apr 2015 19:32:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-nigel-short---battle-of-the-legends---10-gamesChess Game Review #7 - 1600 vs 1650I picked a chess game at random from my friends list to review. I share my thoughts on the game which was between a player with a rating of approximately 1600 and the other with a rating of approximately 1650. Time controls were 30 minutes for eac...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review-7---1600-vs-1650Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:28:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review-7---1600-vs-1650Wesley So vs Rauf Mamedov - 2015 Gashimov Memorial Chess TournamentThis is a 4th round game from the 2015 Gashimov Memorial chess tournament between Wesley So and Rauf Mamedov. This 2nd annual tournament is held in Shamkir, Azerbaijan in honor of Vugar Gashimov. How will Mamedov respond to So's Maróczy Bind? ht...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wesley-so-vs-rauf-mamedov---2015-gashimov-memorial-chess-tournamentMon, 20 Apr 2015 22:18:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wesley-so-vs-rauf-mamedov---2015-gashimov-memorial-chess-tournamentFabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen - 2015 Gashimov Memorial Chess TournamentThis is a 3rd round game from the 2015 Gashimov Memorial chess tournament between the world's top 2 ranked players, Fabiano Caruana and Magnus Carlsen. This 2nd annual tournament is held in Shamkir, Azerbaijan in honor of Vugar Gashimov. How will ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---2015-gashimov-memorial-chess-tournamentMon, 20 Apr 2015 01:50:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---2015-gashimov-memorial-chess-tournamentHow to Solve Chess Puzzles #23I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles. Feel free to quickly pause the video before I share what I'm thinking with each chess puzzle if you'd like to solve them on your own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOX4hbXaUQo http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-23Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:52:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-23How to Solve Chess Puzzles #22I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles. Feel free to quickly pause the video before I share what I'm thinking with each chess puzzle if you'd like to solve them on your own. https://youtu.be/YhH6TB4obhM http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-22Fri, 10 Apr 2015 23:20:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-22LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #307: King's Indian Defense w/ 5...Bg4This is a blitz chess game I played against a friend who sent me a challenge while livestreaming. Time controls are set at 3 minutes per player with a 2 second increment. https://youtu.be/1ndrHEigxRk http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-307-kings-indian-defense-w-5bg4Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:51:26 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-307-kings-indian-defense-w-5bg4