GM Maxim Dlugy is back with another opening for you to add to your blitz chess repertoire.
Learn how to use Alekhine’s Defense as a speedy weapon in your games as Black.
GM Dlugy shows you how to gain the element of surprise in this underutilized opening. | Watch video
GM Gregory Kaidanov continues his Queen’s Gambit primer with one of the most important variations: the Classical.
This historic opening was famously battle-tested in the Alekhine-Capablanca world championship match, and it remains relevant today.
Learn how there is still a lot of play left in this old opening from a master teacher. | Watch video
Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky's continuation of his “World Champions” series. Today, we see part two of the Capablanca-Alekhine match. Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on January 12. | Watch video
GM Khachiyan has former World Champion Alekhine in his focus today. Watch how White slowly improves the position of his minor pieces, en route to slowly overwhelming Black. The great ones make it look so easy. Remind you of anyone? We could lie and say Carlsen played this game and you'd probably believe it! | Watch video
In the Alekhine, your opponent is ceding a space advantage in hopes of destroying your central pawn advances. But don't be timid - shove your pawns down the board, avoid trades, and you'll be better according to GM Dzindzichashvili. Today he walks you through all the necessary lines, which he said he battle-tested 30 years ago, and they still hold up today! Try saying that about the Najdorf or the Winawer! | Watch video