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.com vs the Heartbleed BugAs many of you already know, a major security flaw (now commonly known as "Heartbleed") was found in a popular software library used by 1000s of popular websites, including Chess.com. After learning about the issue, our engineers quickly patched i...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-vs-the-heartbleed-bugThu, 10 Apr 2014 12:06:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-vs-the-heartbleed-bugWrite Code? Love Chess? Check out our Developer Program!Chess.com is launching a new developer program for anyone who likes to tinker, write code, and build amazing things!Here is what we provide: Free hosting (with heroku and cloudflare) Domain names (we can purchase a unique domain for you, or y...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/write-code-love-chess-check-out-our-developer-programWed, 15 Jan 2014 16:57:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/write-code-love-chess-check-out-our-developer-programNew 3D Boards & So Much More!Greetings, chess-lovers!Well... It's been a while since we made any major (well, obvious) enhancements to your favorite chess site, but today's updates make the wait worthwhile! There is SO much great new stuff to see today! Let's jump right ...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/new-3d-boards--so-much-moreSat, 19 Oct 2013 10:34:46 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/new-3d-boards--so-much-moreFREE Chess Mentor Courses!Here's some great news for chess improvers of all levels - and for anyone who's ever wanted to take Chess Mentor for an (extended) test drive! We have created a high-powered "curriculum" of 25 FREE Courses that any member may take to improve the...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/free-chess-mentor-coursesWed, 24 Jul 2013 14:57:06 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/free-chess-mentor-coursesLive Chess Changes! (2013-06-05)Greetings, chess-lovers!As you may have noticed, Live Chess was down for a while today. The good news is that we updated Live with some cool new changes we'd like to tell you about!â Clearer, cleaner post-game text in the Chat window enables you...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-changes-2013-06-04Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:59:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-changes-2013-06-04Chess.com now in German, Spanish, French, & Dutch!Today is a HUGE day for Chess.com! Our site is now available in German, Spanish, French, and Dutch! Hats off to the development team AND to all the members who volunteered as translators! Thank you so much!If you want to view the site in one of th...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-now-in-german-spanish-french--dutchThu, 21 Mar 2013 13:03:05 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-now-in-german-spanish-french--dutchAn Important Change to our BlogsGreetings, all!Today, just a quick note to the bloggers among us (specifically those who are using Chess.com as a platform) with some news about a change we'll be making very soon.For various technology reasons, we need to get rid of the subdomain...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/changing-our-blogsWed, 30 Jan 2013 15:33:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/changing-our-blogsNew iOS App in Store!Great news from the iOS team! We just pushed a long-awaited update of our app to the Store. It was a long time coming but we're super excited to finally have it done - and it's a HUGE update! Please note that iPhone 5 support is yet to come (but...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/new-ios-app-in-storeTue, 15 Jan 2013 10:58:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/new-ios-app-in-storeSeason's Greetings, New Languages & Goodbye MeeboHappy Holidays, chess-lovers! We hope that 2012 is going out on a high note for you and your loved ones! We're certainly looking forward to great new things in 2013! In the meantime, there are a couple of news items we wanted to share with you. ...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/hello-new-languages--goodbye-meeboThu, 27 Dec 2012 15:15:54 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/hello-new-languages--goodbye-meeboSite Update Today (2012-11-20)Hi all, Just a heads-up we'll be taking the site down at about 9am Pacific this morning for updates. The highlights include: - A great new redesign for our Facebook app! It's so pretty you may never come back to the main site.  ...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-update-tomorrow-2012-11-20Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:23:51 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-update-tomorrow-2012-11-20Live Chess Improvements Today!Hot on the heels of our round-up of site changes from last month, we're starting July with a bang... with some great enhancements to Live Chess!   New Sounds! Several of the sounds in the recent update were not so great, so we've rep...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-improvements-today-2012-07-04Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:26:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-improvements-today-2012-07-04Recent Site ImprovementsNow that July is upon us, it's fitting to look back and review some of the cool things we did on the site last month. June was a BIG month for changes around here! Here are highlights, starting with the bigger stuff...   A Face-lift for C...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/recent-site-improvements2Sun, 01 Jul 2012 12:37:20 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/recent-site-improvements2Major Updates for Android & iPhone!!Hi all! Those of you who like to get your chess on with your Android or iOS device will be happy to know that we've got MAJOR updates on both platforms this week! (Apple is still reviewing the submission but it could be in Store any time now.) ...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/major-updates-for-android--iphoneWed, 18 Apr 2012 06:45:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/major-updates-for-android--iphoneLive Chess Updates!Hi all! Earlier today we implemented some neat changes to Live Chess. Many of the changes were "under the covers" (performance, stability, and/or anti-cheating), but there are a few things we wanted to highlight: A new Game Archive tab! Now yo...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-updatesTue, 17 Apr 2012 10:36:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-updatesLive Chess Changes | We're Seeking a Writer!Live Chess Enhancements!As you may have noticed already, we made some excellent changes to Live Chess yesterday! In addition to performance & stability enhancements under the covers, here's some of what's new...- You can now observe Live tourn...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-changes--seeking-a-writerFri, 09 Mar 2012 11:05:06 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-changes--seeking-a-writerLive Chess Enhancements - 2012-01-25Greetings, chess-fans! Today in Live Chess, we made dozens of minor (and not so minor) fixes and enhancements that we want to tell you about! Well, some of them at least… :) Probably the first thing you'll notice are the new L...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-enhancements---2012-01-25Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:50:53 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-enhancements---2012-01-251st Master Marathon this Wednesday!Yes, indeed! ALL members are invited to join us Wednesday morning (10 am Pacific) for the ultimate showdown: a thrilling non-stop marathon of bullet-chess stamina! Blunders will certainly NOT be "pardoned" as our two sometimes-friendly Directors...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/first-master-death-match-this-wednesdaySat, 07 Jan 2012 12:11:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/first-master-death-match-this-wednesday1st Master Death Match & Video Contest Winner!Happy New Year! 2011 was an awesome year here at Chess.com and we got a lot done: A new & improved Live Chess platform! Live Chess tournaments! Tactics tags! Study Plans! (available here) World-wide Chess.com Meet...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/1st-master-death-match--video-contest-winnerSun, 01 Jan 2012 11:01:41 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/1st-master-death-match--video-contest-winnerVideo Contest Final Stretch!Wow! There's less than a month to go till we discover the winner of our Promotional Video Contest (originally announced here), and there have been some amazing entries. We clearly have some very talented folks playing chess here! Keep voting up ...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/video-contest-final-stretchTue, 06 Dec 2011 16:49:03 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/video-contest-final-stretchLive Chess Updates: Fair Play & TournamentsHi everyone, Today, we've made some exciting improvements to Live Chess! These aren't brand new features, but instead, things that make existing features a lot more fun. There are two themes here: Fair Play policies and Tournaments... Let's dive...http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-updates-fair-play--tournamentsFri, 02 Dec 2011 09:11:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/live-chess-updates-fair-play--tournaments