GM Dejan Bojkov can’t emphasize enough the power of central passed pawns, so here’s another lesson on this crucial concept.
Learn from two of the best players ever, Kramnik and Shirov, in a game when both were aggressive young chess superstars.
Kramnik creates a deadly advanced central pawn early, and his technique is brilliant in converting the advantage. | Watch video
Your weekly dose of ChessCenter is back with all the chess news and entertainment you can handle.
Take a sneak peak at a private Magnus Carlsen event and watch special guest Nigel Short talk finances.
Stick around for news, surprises, blunders, and more. | Watch video
If you’ve made it this far in GM Simon Williams’ examination of the French Defense, you’ve got to watch the last video in this educational series.
Simon wraps up his French lessons with the odds and ends of the opening to make your knowledge complete, including how to play against the “spicy” wing gambit.
After this video you will be able to stare down 1. e4 with full confidence. | Watch video
Check out this full replay of Chess.com’s own IM Danny Rensch during the first ever Streamers Challenge! It’s a blitz brawl gone wild with gongs to boot! Tune into watch Danny’s often chess related thoughts while battling it out over 7 rounds against the best YouTuber/Twitchers of all time! | Watch video
Can you simplify your way to a win? You can if you’re Capablanca.
Follow the game of the great Cuban master to see how he made favorable exchanges at every opportunity.
FM Elliott Liu serves up this fun lesson on a very practical subject. | Watch video
GM Melikset Khachiyan continues his lesson on restriction in indisputably the most important king’s pawn opening there is: The Ruy Lopez.
Learn how to limit your opponent's pieces and their potential in this deeply studied opening. | Watch video
The 2015 version of Millionaire Chess is coming soon next month, so what better time to take a look at more of the best games from the event?
GM Maurice Ashley shows you an amazing game from last year's event that illustrates the immense power of passed pawns.
Don't forget to make your calendar, Oct.8-12, for this year's Millionaire Chess. | Watch video
How did Bobby Fischer play against the French Defense as White, and what can you do to respond to his system?
GM Simon Williams continues his love letter to the French with this fun and important video lesson on the King’s Indian Attack. | Watch video
You won’t believe who interrupts GM Simon Williams’ Spicy Chess show on the most recent #ChessMonday.
Find out how the Ginger GM handles the diversion and learn some aggressive chess along the way in this full replay. | Watch video
Get up to date on the most important chess news with the latest episode of ChessCenter.
Join hosts IM Danny Rensch, Shaun McCoy, Peter Doggers, and the ChessBrahs for a run recap of the week in chess and a look ahead at the FIDE World Cup.
Stick around for a special guest to chat about Magnus Carlsen and an exclusive clip of the movie "Pawn Sacrifice." | Watch video