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 How to Solve Chess Puzzles #16I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles via Tactics Trainer. http://youtu.be/1VDUmKQG8VQ http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-16Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:40:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-16Komodo 7x vs Stockfish 170514 - King's Indian Defense, Sämisch w/ 5...Nc6This is a game played between two chess engines, namely Komodo 7x and Stockfish 170514 from the TCEC Season 6 Superfinal 2014 - Thoresen Chess Engines Competition. The opening played between these two chess programs was the King's Indian defense, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/komodo-7x-vs-stockfish-170514---kings-indian-defense-saumlmisch-w-5nc6Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:24:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/komodo-7x-vs-stockfish-170514---kings-indian-defense-saumlmisch-w-5nc6Hou Yifan vs Sabrina Vega Gutierrez - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 10This is the round 10 game between the current women's world chess champion, Grandmaster Hou Yifan of China, and International Master Sabrina Vega Gutierrez of Spain. It's from the 41st Chess Olympiad Women's Section 2014 which is held in Tromsø, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hou-yifan-vs-sabrina-vega-gutierrez---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-10Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:10:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hou-yifan-vs-sabrina-vega-gutierrez---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-10Bullet chess fun #2 w/ commentary vs FIDE MasterI put a seek out for some bullet chess, and got paired up with a FIDE Master opponent. We played nearly 20 games towards the end of a 6+ hour livestream. http://youtu.be/-0K5t6Jd1YQ http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/bullet-chess-fun-2-w-commentary-vs-fide-masterTue, 12 Aug 2014 13:38:51 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/bullet-chess-fun-2-w-commentary-vs-fide-masterRichárd Rapport vs Alexander Onischuk - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 8This is the round 8 game between the youngest ever Hungarian chess Grandmaster, Richárd Rapport of Hungary, and the 3rd ranked U.S. player and 2006 U.S. Chess Champion Alexander Onischuk of the United States. It was played at the 41st Chess Olymp...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/richaacuterd-rapport-vs-alexander-onischuk---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-8Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:24:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/richaacuterd-rapport-vs-alexander-onischuk---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-8Judit Polgár vs Huynh Minh Huy Nguyen - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 6This is the round 6 game between the world's #1 ranked female chess player Judit Polgár of Hungary, and Huynh Minh Huy Nguyen of Vietnam from the 41st Chess Olympiad Open 2014 which is held in Tromsø, Norway. An open Sicilian, Kan variation with...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/judit-polgaacuter-vs-huynh-minh-huy-nguyen---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-6Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:33:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/judit-polgaacuter-vs-huynh-minh-huy-nguyen---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-6Bullet chess fun w/ commentary vs GrandmasterI put a seek out for some bullet chess, and got paired up with a grandmaster opponent. We played just a handful of games during a livestream. http://youtu.be/C2sKGyMLTJ8 http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/bullet-chess-fun-w-commentary-vs-grandmasterWed, 06 Aug 2014 11:13:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/bullet-chess-fun-w-commentary-vs-grandmasterMagnus Carlsen vs Radoslaw Wojtaszek - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 4This is the round 4 game between World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and Radoslaw Wojtaszek of Poland from the 41st Chess Olympiad Open 2014 which is held in Tromsø, Norway. Carlsen played the closed system in response to Wojtaszek's S...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-radoslaw-wojtaszek---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-4Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-radoslaw-wojtaszek---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-4Veselin Topalov vs Francisco Vallejo Pons - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 3This is the round 3 game between Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria, and Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain from the 41st Chess Olympiad Open 2014 which is held in Tromsø, Norway. A slow positional build presents itself out of the Dutch defense, and as dee...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/veselin-topalov-vs-francisco-vallejo-pons---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-3Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:48:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/veselin-topalov-vs-francisco-vallejo-pons---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-3Peter Svidler vs Bilal Samhouri - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 1This is the round 1 game between Peter Svidler of Russia, and Bilal Samhouri of Jordan from the 41st Chess Olympiad Open 2014 which is held in Tromsø, Norway. An open Sicilian quickly turns into a isolated queen pawn (d5) structure for black. Whi...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/peter-svidler-vs-bilal-samhouri---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-1Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:36:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/peter-svidler-vs-bilal-samhouri---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-1Alshouha Basil vs Alexander Grischuk - 41st Chess Olympiad 2014 - Round 1This is the round 1 game between Alshouha Basil of Jordan, and Alexander Grishuck of Russia from the 41st Chess Olympiad Open 2014 which is held in Tromsø, Norway. The game enters an open Sicilian with an attempt by white to turn towards a Smith-...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/alshouha-basil-vs-alexander-grischuk---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-1Sun, 03 Aug 2014 11:49:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/alshouha-basil-vs-alexander-grischuk---41st-chess-olympiad-2014---round-1Chess Traps #10: Two Knights Defense TrapTrying to land a fork on the weakest point in the black position, f7, is an all too common tactic. In the Two Knights Defense however, white had best be aware of black's counterattacking idea, since there is a silent and deadly strike as early as ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-traps-10-two-knights-defense-trapThu, 31 Jul 2014 17:38:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-traps-10-two-knights-defense-trapMikhail Tal vs Vasily Smyslov - 1959 Candidates Chess TournamentMikhail Tal employs the Closed Breyer variation against Vasily Smyslov's Caro-Kann Defense. Do not however be detracted by the word 'closed', as the position by move 7 is anything but. A tactical and dynamic position quickly arises where an emphas...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/mikhail-tal-vs-vasily-smyslov---1959-candidates-chess-tournamentWed, 30 Jul 2014 19:52:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/mikhail-tal-vs-vasily-smyslov---1959-candidates-chess-tournamentChess Traps #9: Elephant Trap - Queen's Gambit DeclinedThe Elephant Trap is a chess trap for black out of the Queen's Gambit Declined. If white tries to exploit a pinned knight on f6 as early as move 6, they will have fallen for the Elephant Trap. The end result is white loses a minor piece and only h...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-traps-9-elephant-trap---queens-gambit-declinedMon, 28 Jul 2014 13:25:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-traps-9-elephant-trap---queens-gambit-declinedHow to Solve Chess Puzzles #15I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles from Tactics Trainer. Can you go 3 for 3? :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymDxNRsTMkw http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-15Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:05:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-15How to Solve Chess Puzzles #14I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles from Tactics Trainer. Can you solve them? http://youtu.be/MSxaC9oYKso http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-14Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:13:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-14How to Solve Chess Puzzles #13I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles via Tactics Trainer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvOkepZaUZk http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-13Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:24:54 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-13LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #285: Human vs Computer ImpossibleThese are 2 blitz chess games I played against computer impossible. Time controls are set at 5 minutes with a 2 second increment for each player. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEaHrmPaiDE http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-285-human-vs-computer-impossibleWed, 02 Jul 2014 09:52:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-285-human-vs-computer-impossibleHow to Solve Chess Puzzles #12I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles via Tactics Trainer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-GfjHh313E  http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-12Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:32:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-12Round 1 - Carlsen vs Georgiev - 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess ChampionshipThis is a review of World Champion Magnus Carlsen's Round 1 game from the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship held in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Carlsen was white against Kiril Georgiev. The opening played was the Queen's Gambit Declined, T...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/round-1---carlsen-vs-georgiev---2014-fide-world-rapid-chess-championshipFri, 20 Jun 2014 09:36:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/round-1---carlsen-vs-georgiev---2014-fide-world-rapid-chess-championship