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
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
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
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
BrotherJosh and Melik wade though piles of exciting Chess.com member games in this week's Melik & Me! Enjoy a full replay of this fun and educational program originally broadcast on June 4. Find out what the Chess.com members did right and wrong in their own games as analyzed by a Grandmaster. | Watch video
Even if you’ve got a concrete advantage going into the endgame, you could fail to take home the full point if you release the tension too early.
FM Alisa Melekhina illustrates this vital concept with one of her recent games from the women’s world team championships.
Learn what happens when you fail to keep to tension, and how to avoid this strategic mistake. | Watch video
Same-color bishop endings are some of the most common in chess, so it's crucial you know how to play them.
GM Dejan Bojkov shows you an instructive game that reaches this ending quickly -- so much so that the majority of play comes after most of the pieces are off the board.
Learn how to handle this important endgame with this lesson.
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You probably know that hesitating in chess is bad, but you’ll be amazed at how quickly things fall apart after one unjustified delay.
GM Alex Yermolinsky examines an unusual game from the Russian team championships to illustrate this important chess truth.
Just as White is about to consolidate his position, Black uses that moment to start a deadly attack. You don’t want to miss the double rook sacrifice at the end. | Watch video
Back from Uruguay, GM Yemro hits us with a another exciting episode of Old School with Uncle Yermo as he regales us with tales from his most recent tournament. Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s live show that was originally broadcast on June 1. | Watch video