Chess players of all levels have heard it over and over: practice tactics to get better.
While this is certainly true, longterm strategy is another important part of becoming a strong player.
FM Kostya Kavutskiy shows you three concrete ways you can quickly improve your strategic game in part one of his new series. | Watch video
What can a game between the best players in America teach you about the middlegame?
FM Todd Andrews continues his middlegame series by looking at a game between Gata Kamsky and Hikaru Nakamura.
FM Andrews explains how this world-class game can teach you the guidelines to play efficient and strategic middlegames. | Watch video
Want to keep up with the Magnus Carlsen-Vishy Anand world championship match on your own schedule?
IM Thomas Rendle and GM Danny Gormally host Chess.com’s recap show for game two of the world championship match in Sochi.
The two provide master-level analysis on how Carlsen scored his exciting win, seizing the lead in the match.
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Are you hungry for more highlights from the exciting FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent?
GM Alex Yermolinksy teams up with GM Simon Williams for the first time to review all the notable games from the latter round of this super-strong tournament. | Watch video
Want to keep up with the Magnus Carlsen-Vishy Anand world championship match on your schedule?
GM Alex Yermolinksy and GM Suat Atalik host Chess.com’s recap show for game one of the world championship match.
GMs Yermo and Atalik analyze the opening game, and Chess.com journalist Peter Doggers checks in to give you a report from the scene of the match in Sochi. | Watch video
The recently concluded FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent was an exceptionally exciting tournament, with thrilling games and down-to-the-wire results.
GMs Alex Yermolinksy and Simon Williams covered the event for Chess.com, and you can watch their selected highlights right here.
Enjoy these amazing games with some of the best players in the world. | Watch video
What’s the most important thing you need to beat weaker players?
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan reveals the secret way to win against lower-rated players as she analyzes her performance in the Politiken Cup.
Learn WGM Abrahamyan’s advice on how to become a better player by adapting well to changes in the position. | Watch video
Do you know the five secrets to tough endgames?
If you’re not sure, don’t worry. GM Melikset Khachiyan is here to show you the five endgame concepts you need to know.
GM Khachiyan analyzes one of his own exciting games to demonstrate the proper endgame technique. | Watch video
GM Melik Khachiyan and Brother Josh review member games in this full replay of the live show originally broadcast on Nov. 6, 2014. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch continues his adventure in the Mind Games tournament on Chess.com with a nice win as Black in the third round.
Watch how IM Rensch handles the English opening with a flexible response that yields an open position with many possibilities.
Learn how an international master approaches a game against a 1600-level player as IM Rensch explains every move he makes. | Watch video