Join GM Alex Yermolinsky and GM Simon Williams for Chess.com’s official recap of game 10 in the world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
The clock was ticking for Anand, who needed to score a win to equalize the match.
Unfortunately for the Indian super-GM, it was not to be. Despite some winning chances, the game ended up drawn. | Watch video
GMs Dejan Bojkov and Melik Khachiyan host Chess.com’s comprehensive highlights show for rounds seven and eight in the ongoing world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
Get caught up on these two important games as GMs Bojkov and Khachiyan review all the important moves and variations.
Be a part of chess history as you follow along this exciting world championship match. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch concludes his “comeback tour” with an instructive last-round game in the Mind Games tournament on Chess.com.
IM Rensch shows you how to take apart the Accelerated Dragon with a traditional Yugoslav Attack as he tries to finish the tournament on a perfect score.
You’ll learn Danny’s advice on when to liquidate a position for a winning ending, and when to keep the tension on the board. | Watch video
Join GM Alex Yermolinsky and GM Danny Gormally for Chess.com’s official recap of game nine in the world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
Although this game was not as thrilling as others in the match, GMs Yermolinsky and Gormally show you some interesting ideas you don’t want to miss. | Watch video
Can IM Daniel Rensch teach you 40 openings in a single video?
On Throwback Thursday, enjoy a crash course in pawn structure for every main-line chess opening.
In this fast-paced lesson, IM Rensch surveys the key elements of the openings, and shows you the crucial ideas for each arising structure.
If you’re a chess beginner, there isn’t a better video for your opening repertoire. If you’re a more advanced player, take this as a refresher course. | Watch video
GM Hikaru Nakamura is back in his analyst’s seat for rounds 5 and 6 of the ongoing world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
Nakamura joins Chess.com host IM Daniel Rensch in reviewing these two crucial games that will likely decide the fate of the 2014 world chess championship.
Find out what GM Nakamura and IM Rensch think of the dramatic finish to game 6, where Carlsen blundered, Anand missed it, and Carlsen wound up winning as a result. | Watch video
Join IM Thomas Rendle and John Sargent for Chess.com’s recap of game eight in the 2014 world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
After the 122-move epic struggle in game seven, game eight was a more peaceful encounter — but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to discuss in this recap.
Watch as IM Rendle takes on the role of both the coach and the student in this instructive review. | Watch video
One of the most stressful aspects of chess is trying to win a game you know you should win.
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan uses one of her games from the 41st Olympiad to demonstrate a logical technique for winning games against lower-rated players — when you absolutely need the full point.
Even in a drawish opening with Black — and even when her opponent can trade queens at will — WGM Abrahamyan keeps up the pressure to eventually gain the win. | Watch video
GMs Robert Hess and Melik Khachiyan host Chess.com’s recap of game seven in the 2014 world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
Didn’t have time to watch all 122 moves of this epic battle live? Let GMs Hess and Khachiyan show you the important moments and ideas from the exciting game. | Watch video
Even if you watched every move of game 6 live, you’ll want to check out this recap from GMs Yermolinsky and Atalik.
Round 6 of the world championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand might go down as the most famous game of the match, because Carlsen made a beginner’s blunder — and just as quickly, Anand missed it!
Carlsen went on to win in this game that will surely be remembered for all time. | Watch video