The Dragon Sicilian is one of the most misunderstood openings, according to GM Ben Finegold.
Does it win by force, or lose by force? GM Finegold will demonstrate that neither is true.
The Dragon Sicilian is playable at even the highest levels of chess, and GM Finegold will show you the most important ideas in this fighting opening. | Watch video
What happens when the world’s best player faces one of his training partners in a serious game?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn shows you a fascinating game Magnus Carlsen played against one of the players who knows him best, GM Jon Hammer — who also serves as one of Carlsen’s seconds.
Carlsen combines the ideas of two classical openings to form an innovative setup you don’t want to miss! | Watch video
Get inside IM Keaton Kiewra’s head as he plays an exciting live blitz session on Chess.com.
Learn how Kiewra handles a variety of tricky openings against a series of strong players when there’s not much time to calculate.
IM Kiewra explains every move he makes in this instructive exercise.
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Can IM Daniel Rensch teach you 40 openings in a single video?
On Throwback Thursday, enjoy a crash course in pawn structure for every main-line chess opening.
In this fast-paced lesson, IM Rensch surveys the key elements of the openings, and shows you the crucial ideas for each arising structure.
If you’re a chess beginner, there isn’t a better video for your opening repertoire. If you’re a more advanced player, take this as a refresher course. | Watch video
How does Magnus Carlsen plan against Hikaru Nakamura?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn gives you an in-depth look at Carlsen’s preparation for this world-class battle against America’s top player.
Watch how Carlsen develops a powerful center and a devastating attack in one of the most popular openings, the Italian Game. | Watch video