Welcome to ChessCenter, the new flagship chess news and entertainment show only on Chess.com.
Join hosts Danny Rensch, Peter Doggers, and Shaun McCoy for a fun look at what’s new in the chess world, including the upcoming super-tournament, the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis.
Stick around for the blunder of the week and a special appearance by the ChessBrahs with their prediction of who will win the Sinquefield. | Watch video
A chess opening can get messed up so early that you can’t really evaluate what happens afterwards.
GM Roman Dzindzichashvili nonetheless presses on with this member analysis, showing how two players handle the aftermath of a “corrupted opening” very differently.
In an unbalanced position, one side plays with a clear plan, while the other flounders about aimlessly. The result is predictable but no less instructive. | Watch video
GM Richard Rapport is a rising young star at the top level of chess. That’s one thing everyone agrees on.
But is this practitioner of wild tactics and weird openings a genius, or a madman? Or maybe a little of both?
FM Mike Klein makes his case in this fun video report.
Don't forget to leave a comment with your opinion. | Watch video
It’s an ice cream social happy hour with some of the most fun personalities on Chess.com.
Join chess amateurs Brother Josh, Shaun McCoy, and Gerard Le-Marechal as they analyze one of GM Melikset Khachiyan’s games on his own show — a twist on the normal Melik and Me show, where the GM reviews amateur games.
Can the chess amateurs guess the moves? Find out in this full show replay. | Watch video
Can you learn chess from blitz games?
IM Keaton Kiewra says you sure can — as long as you analyze your games well.
Join IM Kiewra as he plays against some of the strongest blitz opponents on Chess.com, and watch how an international master approaches a blitz post-mortem. | Watch video