GM Sam Shankland had an eventful run in the recent FIDE World Cup knockout tournament, taking on strong opponents one-by-one in a high-stakes, high-stress format.
In this video, GM Shankland faces as intimidating an opponent as you can get: Hikaru Nakamura. Learn how Shankland handled this game against inarguably one of the strongest players in the world. | Watch video
It’s Fischer vs. Tal — what more could a chess fan want? How about IM Keaton Kiewra explaining the key ideas behind almost every move?
Learn who won this battle between two of the greatest players ever, and let IM Kiewra teach you some important chess lessons along the way. | Watch video
The FIDE World Cup final is still going, as Svidler and Karjakin vie for the title in the tiebreaker.
GM Sam Shankland played in this prestigious knockout tournament, and today starts a new video series on his games from the event.
In this first video, GM Shankland demonstrates his game from the first round against the strong GM Ivan Popov. Find out how Shankland was able to score a win with White against this tough opponent. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch takes on the world's strongest open-source chess engine at material odds in this full replay of this week’s Man vs Machine #ChessMonday show. Can IM Rensch beat the computer in a variety of odds positions? Watch to find out. | Watch video
Computer odds matches against titled human players are increasingly popular spectacles.
Chess.com recently announced that GM Hikaru Nakamura will play Komodo, the world’s strongest chess engine ever, in a November odds match,
Komodo previously played GM Movsesian in an odds match, and GM Alex Yermolinsky reviews another game from the exciting battle of man vs. monster machine.
Find out which shocking sacrifice the computer played that was deemed the "move of the week" by Chess.com. | Watch video