FM Mike Klein analyzes a relatively unknown endgame between international masters with a beautiful, study-like finish.
You might spot the first sacrifice, but it’s the second piece offering that really puts this game over the top.
FM Klein shows you the power of connected passed pawns, and how they can win even without any help from your pieces. | Watch video
GM Roman Dzindzichashvili analyzes one of his own games from start to finish, paying special attention to the transition between an advantageous position and a won endgame.
Once you get to the endgame, how do you win it? GM Dzindzi shows you the important concepts in a tricky rook ending. | Watch video
FM Elliot Liu analyzes an instructive Aron Nimzowitsch game where nearly every move contains a potent threat.
Nimzowitsch’s positional understanding was decades ahead of his time, and he makes use of that knowledge to quickly gain a winning position against his hapless opponent.
In this video, part one of the series, FM Liu shows you how to keep up constant threats to gain a positional advantage. | Watch video
Introducing Live Sessions distant cousin...Master Dual Sessions! Same principle, twice the mastery! Today IM Kiewra and IM Rensch play a single 10+5 game, then analyze together after the game. Hear how the two players' thought processes differed, and how they each instruct the other on Sicilian structures. You'll also understand why having a little knowledge of an opening is harmful, but not as dangerous as trying to install your own ceiling fan. It almost cost us our vice president! | Watch video
The master and the understudy: that's the framework of Melik and Me. Sure, you could pay $100/hour for GM lessons, or you could let Chess.com foot the bill. Today our experienced teacher analyzes member games in-depth, while Josh asks the kinds of questions that amateurs need answers to. Is it the Socratic method? We're not sure, but we do know that you'll learn a lot from the Melik method! | Watch video