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 #21I 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. http://youtu.be/_HX3SCfiY68 http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-21Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:35:26 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/how-to-solve-chess-puzzles-21Standard chess game with commentary - Dutch Defense, LeningradI played a standard chess game with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the Dutch Defense, Leningrad variation. http://youtu.be/qhXeIAWnX5E http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---dutch-defense-leningradThu, 22 Jan 2015 11:31:52 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---dutch-defense-leningradMagnus Carlsen vs Hou Yifan - World Chess Champion vs Women's World Chess ChampionA classical game played between two current World Chess Champions is extremely rare. This happened however in the 7th round of the 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015. The current World Chess Champion and world #1 Magnus Carlsen was paired with ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-hou-yifan---world-chess-champion-vs-womens-world-chess-championSun, 18 Jan 2015 01:51:32 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-hou-yifan---world-chess-champion-vs-womens-world-chess-championFabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen - 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015This is the 6th 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 77th Tata Steel chess tournament 2015. Many anticip...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---77th-tata-steel-chess-tournament-2015Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:10:23 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/fabiano-caruana-vs-magnus-carlsen---77th-tata-steel-chess-tournament-2015Standard chess game with commentary - Benko Gambit Declined (4.a4)I played a standard chess game with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the Benko Gambit, Declined with 4.a4. http://youtu.be/MqOseqNUhHk http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---benko-gambit-declined-4a4Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:50:13 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-with-commentary---benko-gambit-declined-4a4Wei Yi vs Vladimir Potkin - 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015China's very young talent, 15-year-old Wei Yi, opts for the Steinitz variation of the French Defense against Russia's Vladimir Potkin in round 2 of the 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015.Wei Yi became a grandmaster at the age of 13 years, 8 mon...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wei-yi-vs-vladimir-potkin---77th-tata-steel-chess-tournament-2015Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:47:05 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/wei-yi-vs-vladimir-potkin---77th-tata-steel-chess-tournament-2015Chess Death Match 30 - Hikaru Nakamura vs Wesley SoHikaru Nakamura, the U.S.A's #1 ranked chess player, world #9, and arguably the world's best speed chess (bullet chess) player battles Wesley So, the exceptionally talented 21-year-old, and current world #10 in "Death Match 30". This video feature...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-death-match-30---hikaru-nakamura-vs-wesley-soSat, 03 Jan 2015 20:52:10 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-death-match-30---hikaru-nakamura-vs-wesley-soLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #303: Human vs Computer ImpossibleThese 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. http://youtu.be/EYy_PWwdqM4 http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-303-human-vs-computer-impossibleThu, 01 Jan 2015 18:31:00 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-303-human-vs-computer-impossibleBlindfold chess game with commentaryAs an exercise for myself, I tried playing a blindfold chess game with commentary. Time controls were set at 15 minutes with a 10 second increment. It was my first time playing blindfold chess in some time. After recording, I edited in another boa...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blindfold-chess-game-with-commentaryThu, 25 Dec 2014 11:36:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blindfold-chess-game-with-commentaryCool Chess Puzzle #6 - A. S. SelesnievThis is an endgame study by A. S. Selesniev that was published in "64", 1935. This is one of the most aesthetic endgame studies you'll encounter where each move highlights an interesting chess feature. http://youtu.be/iSKtG-8TwI0 http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-6---a-s-selesnievThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:52:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-6---a-s-selesnievMagnus Carlsen vs Rainn Wilson chess gameMagnus Carlsen played in a chess simul on December 14th, 2014. One of his opponents was celebrity funnyman Rainn Wilson, most famously known for his role in America's TV series "The Office". This video shows the chess game played between Magnus Ca...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-rainn-wilson-chess-gameWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:06:14 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/magnus-carlsen-vs-rainn-wilson-chess-gameLIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #302: Human vs Computer ImpossibleThese 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. http://youtu.be/cw0KX2W3J2o http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-302-human-vs-computer-impossibleTue, 09 Dec 2014 19:41:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/live-blitz-chess-commentary-302-human-vs-computer-impossibleCool Chess Puzzle #5 - A. KramerThis is an endgame study by A. Kramer that was published in "Deutsche Tageszeitung", 1922. What is the trick to solving this chess puzzle involving just 3 pawns? http://youtu.be/trHO31jVzXw http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-5---a-kramerSun, 07 Dec 2014 18:13:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-5---a-kramerCool Chess Puzzle #4 - V. & M. PlatovThis is an endgame study by V. & M. Platov that was published in "Deutsche Schachzeitung", 1907. Can you figure out the key idea to unlocking this chess puzzle involving a rook and bishop? http://youtu.be/T9gmSGFziVg http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-4---v-amp-m-platovFri, 05 Dec 2014 20:34:48 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-4---v-amp-m-platovCool Chess Puzzle #3This is an interesting endgame study composed by Richard Réti and published in "Narodni Listy", 1928. It's just one pawn versus one pawn and a bishop. Can you solve this simple looking endgame study? http://youtu.be/y1efKuyHTps http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-3Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:23:57 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-32014 - Garry Kasparov vs Yoshiharu Habu (2 chess games)What happens when two chess legends, Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu, do battle against one another? Chess legend and many times world chess champion Garry Kasparov plays against one of the greatest Japanese chess masters (shogi masters) ever, Y...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2014---garry-kasparov-vs-yoshiharu-habu-2-chess-gamesTue, 02 Dec 2014 09:10:44 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2014---garry-kasparov-vs-yoshiharu-habu-2-chess-gamesCool Chess Puzzle #2This is certainly a very unique chess puzzle. Its solution is atypical. Can you solve this cool chess puzzle? http://youtu.be/iyL5Ll3qZTQ http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:48:48 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/cool-chess-puzzle-2Game 11 - 2014 World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand This is game 11 from the 2014 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India. This world chess championship match (rematch), held in Sochi, Russia, is historic. It's ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-11---2014-world-chess-championship---magnus-carlsen-vs-viswanathan-anandSun, 23 Nov 2014 10:04:53 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-11---2014-world-chess-championship---magnus-carlsen-vs-viswanathan-anandGame 10 - 2014 World Chess Championship - Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus CarlsenThis is game 10 from the 2014 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India. This world chess championship match (rematch), held in Sochi, Russia, is historic. It's th...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-10---2014-world-chess-championship---viswanathan-anand-vs-magnus-carlsenFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:12:55 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-10---2014-world-chess-championship---viswanathan-anand-vs-magnus-carlsenGame 9 - 2014 World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan AnandThis is game 9 from the 2014 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India. Game 9, if not the shortest game (time-wise) in world chess championship history, is certai...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-9---2014-world-chess-championship---magnus-carlsen-vs-viswanathan-anandThu, 20 Nov 2014 07:07:20 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/game-9---2014-world-chess-championship---magnus-carlsen-vs-viswanathan-anand