GM Alex Yermolinsky zooms in on round 10 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku with a high-stakes battle between two super GMs, Karjakin and Svidler.
Will Karjakin allow Svidler to play his favored Marshall Gambit in the Ruy Lopez? Or does Karjakin have another move prepared?
GM Yermo walks you through the variations of a complicated and important game. | Watch video
Have you ever made a chess move so brilliant that spectators threw money onto the board in gratitude? If so, you might be the legendary Frank Marshall, whose “gold coin” game is oft-cited as containing the greatest chess move ever made.
IM Keaton Kiewra shows you the move and explains what makes it so outstanding.
If that wasn’t enough, IM Kiewra also presents one of greatest games ever played.
If you like superlative chess, this is the video for you. | Watch video
Ask and you shall receive! Our members have complained about a certain "gap" in the Greatest Chess Minds series. A giant hole that could only be filled by Jose Raul Capablanca! He has been called the most naturally gifted world chess champion of all time. A true talent! Well, Grandmaster Bojkov is not here to argue, but instead, Dejan displays one of Capablanca's signature wins over the fading Frank Marshall. | Watch video
Sometimes you just need one game to go your way, and you can turn an entire tournament around! GM Dejan Bojkov takes a break from reviewing the great masters of the past, to review some of his own great games. As he portrays, the picture of his performance at the Queenstown tournament in New Zealand was not pretty to start. However, after an exciting win on the black side of the Marshall Gambit, things began to improve... | Watch video
Today GM Dejan Bojkov highlights Dr Tarrasch's contributions to chess theory, in particular, his own defense against 1.d4. Tarrasch had very original ideas about pawn play and positional principals, in comparison to his contemporaries. His theories on the strength of an Isolated Queen Pawn were progressive to say the least, and his game with the legendary Marshall is a great example this. | Watch video