Two of Chess.com’s best hosts join forces to cover the 2015 ChessKid National Invitational Championship.
Watch this full replay of IM Daniel Rensch and FM Mike Klein broadcasting through an exciting round one of this prestigious event.
Check out the related news report to see who won the entire event. | Watch video
Are you looking for an opening to play in blitz games?
GM Maxim Dlugy has a intriguing option: The London System.
This solid, powerful, and flexible opening is perfect for blitz, and GM Dlugy draws upon the London System’s most famous practitioner — Gata Kamsky — to teach you the main ideas. | Watch video
GM Melikset Khachiyan thinks that some major positional chess concepts are not understood as well as they should be.
Starting a new series on these key positional ideas, GM Khachiyan gives you a lesson on turning a pawn majority into a win.
This fundamental middlegame-to-endgame theme is tremendously important and will often guide your game-long strategy. | Watch video
The center is the most important part of the chessboard, the crossroads through which attacks are often launched and defense comes to the rescue.
GM Dejan Bojkov demonstrates how to use this vital area of the board to succeed in your own attacks by analyzing an instructive game.
Learn how to control, occupy, and exploit the game’s most critical territory in this lesson. | Watch video
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan reviews Chess.com member games in this replay of her live show, originally broadcast on June 9. Learn what Chess.com members did right and wrong in their games, as WGM Abrahamyan considers each game from both the white and black perspective. | Watch video
GM Gregory Kaidanov is back with another lesson in the most authoritative video series on the Queen’s Gambit in chess history.
Learn the crucial 5. Bf4 lines in this deep and complex opening from one of the top chess theoreticians in the world. | Watch video
Chess puzzles are a hot topic lately. IM Rensch is solving them in marathon sessions, IM Silman is writing about them (see related links), and IM Keaton Kiewra is asking you to solve some of the hardest chess problems in existence.
Play along with IM Kiewra in this fun and challenging video. | Watch video
Check out this full replay of Round 4 coverage of the Fourth Annual Chess Kid Online National Invitational Championship! Join FM Mike Klein and IM Danny Rensch (or should we say FunMasterMike and PapaBear?) for live covers of this exciting event. | Watch video
Join IM Danny Rensch for coverage of the Final Round of Fourth Annual Chess Kid Online National Invitational Championship! In this fantastic event hosted at Chesskid.com we finally gets to see the best of the best! | Watch video
It’s a daily puzzle marathon by IM Daniel Rensch!
Can the master solve 30 puzzles in 30 minutes? Watch in real time as Rensch battles the machine with the clock ticking down. | Watch video