What was the most exciting game from the richest open chess tournament in history?
GM Maurice Ashley gives you the play-by-play to a brilliant game played in Vegas.
You won’t believe the spectacular attack that arises quickly out of a Najdorf Sicilian. If you want to learn how to play against the Najdorf, you must watch this video. | Watch video
GM Ben Finegold previews the upcoming Sinquefield Cup, which is set to be the strongest chess tournament in history.
Two young, exciting super GMs are playing: Fabiano Caruana and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Which of these rising stars will shine the brightest in St. Louis?
GM Finegold takes a look at two amazing games between them. Can Caruana score a win against MVL’s dangerous Najdorf Sicilian? Will MVL be able to crack Caruana’s Berlin Wall? Watch to find out. | Watch video
You've heard from the winner on Friday, now you get to hear the live analysis of the loser today. IM Danny Rensch gives his take on the complicated Najdorf he played against IM Keaton Kiewra. How does his thought process differ from White's? This Chess.com first shows you how two strong players can react to the same set of options. Tell us what you think of the format in the comments! | 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
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