Tactics decide most chess games, but as you advance in strength, you will find that strategy becomes increasingly important.
So how can you improve your chess strategy? GM Perelshteyn is back with five easy-to-digest strategic tidbits in this can’t-miss video lesson.
Don’t forget to read the companion article in the related links. | Watch video
GM Gregory Kaidanov concludes his all-encompassing Queen’s Gambit Declined video lesson series with the one you’ve been waiting for: the current main line.
Learn the ins and outs of one of the most important openings in the history of chess from one of the game’s finest teachers.
After watching this video, you’ll have grandmaster-level preparation in this tricky opening. | Watch video
BrotherJosh and Melik wade though piles of exciting Chess.com member games in this week's Melik & Me! Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on June 4. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a Grandmaster. | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland is back with another deep game analysis against one of the top players in the world.
This time, Shankland faces the fearsome Russian GM Alexander Grischuk.
Will the young American grandmaster be able to hold his own against Grischuk, whose peak rating is an incredible 2810? | Watch video
Shaun McCoy joins GM Melik for another outstanding eposide of Melik & Me. Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on May 14. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a Grandmaster. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinksy and GM Max Dlugy host Chess.com’s coverage of the 2015 Shamkir Chess tournament and its best moments.
How do you define chess? GM Yermo says it’s a board of 64 squares, black and white pieces, and Magnus always wins.
Let these two charismatic grandmasters recap this super-GM tournament for you in this special best-of show. | Watch video
Melik returns with co-host BrotherJosh for another great episode of Melik & Me. Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on April 30. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a Grandmaster. | Watch video
FM Mike Klein catalogues the best tactics from the brilliant late grandmaster, Vugar Gashimov.
You won’t believe how quickly GM Gashimov was able to shatter the defenses of some of the strongest players in the world.
Enjoy these wild tactics after the tournament in Gashimov’s honor ended yesterday in Shamkir. | Watch video
Do you find yourself getting a good position only to spoil it by missing a simple tactic?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn gives you five tips to improve your tactical abilities you can't afford to miss.
Don't forget to read his accompanying article in the related links. | Watch video
You’ve seen the best moments of the U.S. Championship, but what about the biggest mistakes?
After all, we can learn as much from errors as we can from brilliancies, especially if we’re not already at the grandmaster level.
FM Mike Klein analyzes the biggest blunders from the recently completed championship tournament so you can learn what not to do.
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