The ChessCenter team is back with everything you need to know about a very busy week in chess.
Find out how the Russians swept the Euro team championships, and watch a ferocious computer lizard devour Stockfish in the strongest chess match ever held.
See what kind of chess personality Hikaru Nakamura has, and don’t forget to take the quiz yourself in the related links. | Watch video
Join the Chess.com team for this week’s ChessCenter and see some of the most amazing moves along with the best in chess news and entertainment.
Find out how the world’s strongest computer escaped from what looked like impossible circumstances. See a slam-dunk queen sacrifice mate. And you won’t believe a blunder made in the St. Louis showdown between Nakamura and Caruana.
Is Carlsen the Ronda Rousey of chess? And which world champion would win the Game of Thrones? | Watch video
The ChessCenter team checks in this week from chess hotspots around the world to bring you the latest news and entertainment.
Find out what you need to know about upcoming man vs. machine odds matches, the Euro Club Cup, the made-for-DVD Malta tournament, and more in this episode.
ChessCenter also remembers IM Emory Tate, who died at a California tournament this week at age 56. | Watch video
GM Sergey Karjakin single-handedly defeated the entire Chinese chess team and “upheld the honor of Mother Russia,” according to GM Alex Yermolinsky.
Taking advantage of the event’s format, Karjakin eliminated his opponents one by one.
Against the super-GM Yu Yangyi, Karjakin found himself down a pawn in a blitz showdown.
Find out how the Russian master used the unbalanced position to win the game. | Watch video
Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky as he explores Karjakin’s annihilation of the entire Chinese Olympiad team. Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on August 3. | Watch video