FM Alisa Melekhina thoroughly analyzes one of her recent games to teach you the importance of keeping the tension on the chessboard.
After building a very promising position out of a hyper-accelerated Dragon, FM Melekhina explains how she could have improved even more by doing one simple thing.
You don’t want to miss this video, where every important move is discussed in depth. | Watch video
Super-GM Anish Giri recently held a fundraiser simul on Chess.com to benefit the Nepal earthquake relief effort.
Join Chess.com's Director of Content Peter Doggers and GM David Smerdon as they watch and comment on the simul in this full video replay.
Check out Peter Doggers’ news report in the related links for more details. | Watch video
You can’t play the Queen’s Gambit Declined if you don’t know Lasker’s Defense.
Take a lesson on this complex positional set-up from one of the world’s greatest chess theoreticians, GM Gregory Kaidanov.
Learn how to evaluate the opening from both sides in this informative video. | Watch video
Shaun McCoy joins GM Melik for another outstanding eposide of Melik & Me. Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on May 14. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a Grandmaster. | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland found himself at board one of the FIDE world team championship last month, facing the best players each team had to offer.
Enjoy this insightful game where GM Shankland matches wits with one of the highest-rated players in the world, Ding Liren. | Watch video
GM Babaev has taught you both sides of the King’s Indian Defense and Attack, but what do you do when your opponent starts with e4?
You can still apply the same ideas as the KID by responding with the Pirc.
GM Babaev shows you exactly how to do it, including tips to turn your knight into a monster against a bad bishop. | Watch video
Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky. Cheating in chess. Yermo explains why they topic can no longer be avoided, and explores the history of cheating. Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on May 11.
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Like it or not. a great number of games are decided by forcing decisions.
If you’re going to play chess, you simply have to know how to handle these crucial moments.
GM Melikset Khachiyan gives you an important lesson on these moves, providing advice on exactly how to handle key forcing positions. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinksy draws inspiration from a recent FIDE World Team Championship game to teach you the intricacies of a complex endgame.
With a rook facing off against a bishop and knight, the position isn’t so clear.
But GM Yermo walks you through all the possibilities to show you which side is winning — and how to win. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinksy and GM Max Dlugy host Chess.com’s coverage of the 2015 Shamkir Chess tournament and its best moments.
How do you define chess? GM Yermo says it’s a board of 64 squares, black and white pieces, and Magnus always wins.
Let these two charismatic grandmasters recap this super-GM tournament for you in this special best-of show. | Watch video