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 #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-5bg4LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #306: Queen's Gambit Declined, Slav w/ 4.e3This is a blitz chess game I played against a friend who sent me a challenge while streaming at twitch.tv/ChessNetwork. Time controls are set at 3 minutes per player with a 2 second increment. https://youtu.be/GEQNQuwFTZo http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-306-queens-gambit-declined-slav-w-4e3Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:25 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-306-queens-gambit-declined-slav-w-4e3Cool Chess Puzzle #9 - Alexey TroitskyThis is an endgame study by Alexey Troitsky that was published in "500 Endspielstudien", 1925. This composition highlights a basic fork/deflection tactic in multiple variations of very simplified rook versus rook ending. https://youtu.be/9Y1N5MSG...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-9---alexey-troitskySun, 22 Mar 2015 21:45:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-9---alexey-troitskyLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #305: QGD Semi-Slav, Stoltz variationThis is a blitz chess game I played against a friend who sent me a challenge while streaming. Time controls are set at 3 minutes per player with a 2 second increment. https://youtu.be/YDodPn1Olwk http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-305-qgd-semi-slav-stoltz-variationFri, 20 Mar 2015 21:00:05 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-305-qgd-semi-slav-stoltz-variationSimultaneous Chess Exhibition w/ Live Commentary #23: 5 OpponentsThis is a simultaneous chess exhibition I played while streaming. Time controls are set at 25 minutes per player with a 10 second increment. I accepted 5 game requests from the list of friends who sent challenges. https://youtu.be/Chp3o_m0SQw http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/simultaneous-chess-exhibition-w-live-commentary-23-5-opponentsSat, 14 Mar 2015 20:19:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/simultaneous-chess-exhibition-w-live-commentary-23-5-opponentsChess Game Review #6 - 1500 vs 1525I 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 1500 and the other with a rating of approximately 1525. Time controls were 10 minutes for eac...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review-6---1500-vs-1525Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:36:17 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review-6---1500-vs-1525Cool Chess Puzzle #8 - D. JosephThis is an endgame study by D. Joseph that was published in "British Chess Magazine", 1922. This composition draws our attention to defensive stalemate resources, an interesting theoretically drawn endgame, and queen triangulation. http://youtu.b...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-8---d-josephMon, 02 Mar 2015 20:14:36 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-8---d-josephStandard chess game with commentary #5 - Torre AttackI played a standard chess game with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the Torre Attack. After playing, I briefly review the game using the Stockfish chess engine. http://youtu.be/CAw1R9kjuiE http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary-5---torre-attackThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:23:05 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary-5---torre-attackLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #304: Human vs Computer ImpossibleThis is a blitz chess game I played against computer impossible. The time control is set at 10 minutes with a 2 second increment for each player. After playing, I briefly review the game using the Stockfish chess engine. http://youtu.be/rhecO7Mi...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-304-human-vs-computer-impossibleThu, 19 Feb 2015 12:08:23 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-304-human-vs-computer-impossibleStandard chess game with commentary - King's Indian Defense, AnderssonI played a standard chess game with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the King's Indian Defense, Andersson variation. http://youtu.be/8Flelvfawwg http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---kings-indian-defense-anderssonWed, 11 Feb 2015 10:00:10 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---kings-indian-defense-anderssonCool Chess Puzzle #7 - L. Mitrofanov - Best Chess Puzzle Ever?This chess composition by Leopold Adamovich Mitrofanov is his most celebrated chess study. It was awarded first prize in 1967 out of 250 entries. Chess Master Tim Krabbé said of this composition, "It would be my candidate for 'study of the millen...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-7---l-mitrofanov---best-chess-puzzle-everSat, 07 Feb 2015 08:03:44 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-7---l-mitrofanov---best-chess-puzzle-everStandard chess game with commentary - King's Indian Defense, KazakhI played a standard chess game with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the King's Indian Defense, Kazakh variation. http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---kings-indian-defense-kazakhThu, 05 Feb 2015 14:51:08 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---kings-indian-defense-kazakh