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 Chess Game Review - 1250 vs 1700I picked a chess game at random to review that was sent to me during a livestream. I share my thoughts on the game which was between a player with a rating of approximately 1250 and the other with a rating of approximately 1700. Time controls were...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review---1250-vs-1700Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:14:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-game-review---1250-vs-1700Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 8th round game between the #2 ranked chess player in the world, Fabiano Caruana, and the #1 ranked chess player in the world and current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. Fabia...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:18:17 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Fabiano Caruana - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 7th round game between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Fabinao Caruana from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. Caruana looks to make chess history, entering this 7th round game with a perfect 6 out of 6 score. Can he run a pe...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:14:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Fabiano Caruana vs Veselin Topalov - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 6th round game between Fabiano Caruana and Veselin Topalov from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. Topalov enters the Sicilian Taimanov against the perfect 5 for 5 Caruana who has yet again out prepared his 6th round opp...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-veselin-topalov---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:53:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-veselin-topalov---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Hikaru Nakamura vs Fabiano Caruana - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 5th round game between Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The tournament was held in the United States - Saint Louis, Missouri at the Saint Louis Chess Club & Scholastic Cente...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hikaru-nakamura-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:34:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hikaru-nakamura-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Fabiano Caruana vs Levon Aronian - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014 This is the 4th round game between Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The tournament was held in the United States - Saint Louis, Missouri at the Saint Louis Chess Club & Scholastic Cente...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-levon-aronian---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:32:20 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-levon-aronian---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 3rd round game between the #1 ranked chess player in the world and current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, and the #2 ranked chess player in the world, Fabiano Caruana, from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The t...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:39:54 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-fabiano-caruana---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Magnus Carlsen - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014This is the 1st round game between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Magnus Carlsen from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The tournament was held in the United States - Saint Louis, Missouri at the Saint Louis Chess Club & Scholastic...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-magnus-carlsen---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:30:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/maxime-vachier-lagrave-vs-magnus-carlsen---2nd-sinquefield-cup-2014How to Solve Chess Puzzles #17 I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles via Tactics Trainer. http://youtu.be/JFWkKLeSJ70 http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-17Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:06:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-17Hikaru Nakamura + Rybka vs Stockfish - Game 1 of 4This is game 1 of 4 between Hikaru Nakamura (white) and Stockfish (black) with the caveat that Nakamura was allowed to consult with an older version of the chess engine Rybka throughout the game. Time controls were set at 45 minutes each with a 30...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hikaru-nakamura--rybka-vs-stockfish---game-1-of-4Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:34:46 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/hikaru-nakamura--rybka-vs-stockfish---game-1-of-4How 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-1