It’s an ice cream social happy hour with some of the most fun personalities on Chess.com.
Join chess amateurs Brother Josh, Shaun McCoy, and Gerard Le-Marechal as they analyze one of GM Melikset Khachiyan’s games on his own show — a twist on the normal Melik and Me show, where the GM reviews amateur games.
Can the chess amateurs guess the moves? Find out in this full show replay. | Watch video
What do you do if your opponent plays the Petrosian center against your King’s Indian?
GM Rashad Babaev shows you a plan so logical and easy, you’ll be surprised you didn’t think of it yourself.
After this video lesson, you’ll be hoping your opponent advances his d-pawn early so you can transition right into this straightforward attacking idea. | Watch video
GM Simon Williams wraps up the most comprehensive lesson on the English Defense ever with this look at the last remaining setups you need to know if you play this aggressive opening.
If you’ve made it this far, you now have a rare and powerful chess weapon in your arsenal. Now your opponents will regret ever trying to play 1. d4 against you. | Watch video
Can you learn chess from blitz games?
IM Keaton Kiewra says you sure can — as long as you analyze your games well.
Join IM Kiewra as he plays against some of the strongest blitz opponents on Chess.com, and watch how an international master approaches a blitz post-mortem. | Watch video
Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky. Yermo discusses his favorite chess piece: the Rook! Including Rooks in the endgame, middlegame and opening. Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on July 20. | Watch video
We all know that opposite-colored bishop endgames are drawish, but what is the best technique to actually defend this endgame?
GM Alex Yermolinsky, one of Chess.com’s best endgame specialists, has all the answers in this first video of a new series.
Learn how to properly defend a bishop ending in this can’t-miss video lesson. | Watch video
GM Roman Dzindzichashvili has analyzed a lot of member games, but this is one of the most instructive lessons he’s ever given.
Can both players violate the same chess rule over and over in a single game? You won’t believe what you’re seeing, but it’s true.
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Join two of the most charismatic grandmasters in the chess business, Alex Yermolinky and Simon Williams, for the last three rounds of the Dortmund super tournament.
If you didn’t follow along during the tournament itself, never worry: GMs Yermo and Williams have all the highlights you need to see in rounds five, six, and seven. | Watch video
FM Mike Klein tours the chess games of Europe in this rapid-fire video.
Analyzing seven of the best games the continent has to offer, FM Klein shows you amazing tactics and beautiful combinations.
Take fun a trip with FM Klein in this multicultural chess exploration. | Watch video
Don’t show this video to chess students, because GM Simon Williams recommends moving your queen out early in this spicy opening.
See how to create legitimate threats with your queen in the English Defense — an idea that even got a good position against Anatoly Karpov, one of the best players ever. | Watch video