Was Magnus Carlsen lucky to save a draw in this game? Or is he just that good?
GM Ben Finegold takes a look at an exciting Giri-Carlsen game where the world champion presses too much for a win with the black pieces.
Although Carlsen escapes with the draw, the game is instructive and has more fighting spirit than most wins. | Watch video
In the recently concluded 2014 Chess Olympiad, GM Sam Shankland had the honor of playing against the legendary GM Judit Polgar in her final game before retiring from chess.
GM Shankland shows you move-by-move what he was thinking in this excellent win over Polgar that helped him win a gold medal at the Olympiad.
Find out how GM Shankland reacts when Polgar sacrifices her last piece in a chess career filled with thrilling sacrifices.
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GM Dzindzichashvili continues his series on the Four Pawns Attack in the King’s Indian Defense. Expanding on the analysis in part one, GM Dzindzi starts out by listing the four crucial positional objectives for White in this opening. If Black allows his opponent to achieve all four goals, Black will be in a lot of trouble. GM Dzindzi shows you how to prevent White from achieving this set-up. Stick around till the end of the video to learn every plausible variation in this exciting opening. | Watch video
Are you ready for another fiery King’s Gambit game?
GM Simon Williams deeply analyzes a brilliant attacking game in this romantic opening.
Learn how to cash in your lead in development for a devastating attack.
GM Williams shows you the powerful secrets of the King’s Gambit, and how to crush your unsuspecting opponents who will be expecting anything but this dynamic opening. | Watch video
Can GM Alex Lenderman make up a 130-point rating difference against GM Wang Yue in Death Match 27? Watch the complete show to find out. If you missed the live broadcast last week, relive it in all its glory here! GM Simon Williams and GM Irina Krush supply the commentary for this clash of strong grandmasters. Be sure to stick around until the end of the video for the match’s thrilling conclusion. | Watch video
Can GM Alex Lenderman make up a 130-point rating difference against GM Wang Yue in Death Match 27?
Watch these exciting highlights to find out.
Whether you missed the live broadcast last week, or you just want to relive its best moments, you’ll find what you’re looking for in the next 21 minutes.
GM Simon Williams and GM Irina Krush supply the commentary for this clash of strong grandmasters.
Be sure to stick around until the end of the video for the match’s thrilling conclusion. | Watch video
The renowned chess coach NM Dan Heisman takes your questions in this live show originally broadcast on Sept. 12.
Find out NM Heisman’s suggestions on how to properly fill out a tournament score sheet, because it can help your transition from the real world to the realm of chess concentration. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch kicks off a new video series with a look at the five pins you need to know before you play your next game.
With examples appropriate for all skill levels, IM Rensch shows you the different types of pins and how to use them to win.
You’ll learn how each pin works and the types of positions where you need to look for them.
Don’t forget to take IM Rensch’s timed challenges in the video based on your own skill level. | Watch video
Most of us are not professional chess players, and if you are an amateur, this is the show for you! GM Melik Khachiyan teams up with host Josh Sampson to analyze member games of all strengths. Watch this full replay of the show (originally broadcast on September 11) to find out what GM Khachiyan would have done differently in all the games he reviews. | Watch video
What happens when two of the greatest chess minds ever collide?
GM Dejan Bojkov shows you the fireworks when two of history’s strongest grandmasters face each other: GM Richard Reti and GM Akiba Rubinstein.
GM Bojkov analyzes this positional masterpiece from Reti, and explains how he was able to crack Rubinstein’s defenses to score a win. | Watch video