How do you beat a former world champion at blitz chess?
The idea is “simple” — quite literally.
GM Maxim Dlugy explains how a simplification strategy allows the smart player to preserve the most precious resource in speed chess: time.
Learn how to avoid complications in blitz when you have a positional advantage. | Watch video
IM Thomas Rendle leaves pieces en prise in a way that is vaguely intentional in yet another exciting Hack Attack battle against chess.com's viewers. Hear IM Rendle’s every thought in this replay of the live stream originally broadcast on March 19. | Watch video
Isn’t it amazing that if we don’t see a crucial tactical idea on one move, we can miss it for several consecutive moves?
GM Roman Dzindzichashvili brings us a member-game analysis from two very strong players who nonetheless make myriad blunders and oversights in the game.
Learn how to logically follow a plan instead of making pointless moves from this lesson. | Watch video
GM Melik Khachiyan and Chess.com's Shaun McCoy analyze member games in their latest edition of the Melik and Me show. Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on March 19. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a grandmaster. | Watch video
GM Gregory Kaidanov is back with another installment of his comprehensive Queen’s Gambit Declined video series, and this time he examines the sharp Classical Carlsbad from Black’s point of view.
Learn how some of the best players in the world handled this oft-played structure, and the advances that have been achieved through the years with this set-up.
Don’t forget to check the related links for more information on the Carlsbad and minority attacks. | Watch video
GM Melik Khachiyan and GM Alex Yermolinsky round up the best games, tactics, and moments from round two of the recently completed 2015 Women’s World Championship. | Watch video
GM Melik Khachiyan and GM Alex Yermolinsky round up the best games, tactics, and moments from round one of the recently completed 2015 Women’s World Championship.
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GM Melikset Khachiyan shows you a very advanced game from one of his most promising students, Andrew Hong.
Hong plays a King's Indian Defense reminiscent of Garry Kasparov, and you'll love the logical and patient way Hong cashed in his advantage. | Watch video
Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky. Yermo continues to explore the challengers to World Championship with his viewers. Who will they settle on? Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on March 16. | Watch video
GM Maurice Ashley reviews the best games from the richest chess tournament ever, 2014’s Millionaire Chess in Las Vegas.
Watch one of the most exciting games from round one with full commentary and analysis by GM Ashley.
Learn how the solid GM Dreev handles a sharp Slav line in the Queen’s Gambit Accepted — which gets especially crazy after his young opponent tries to sac a pawn. | Watch video