ChessCenter is back this week with a report from the Baku World Cup and the rest of the chess news and entertainment around the world.
Hosts Danny Rensch and Shaun McCoy also rank the best and worst chess moments of September. | Watch video
Computer odds matches against titled human players are increasingly popular spectacles.
Chess.com recently announced that GM Hikaru Nakamura will play Komodo, the world’s strongest chess engine ever, in a November odds match,
Komodo previously played GM Movsesian in an odds match, and GM Alex Yermolinsky reviews another game from the exciting battle of man vs. monster machine.
Find out which shocking sacrifice the computer played that was deemed the "move of the week" by Chess.com. | Watch video
GM Melikset Khachiyan concludes his excellent series on restriction with a lesson on how to play the Ruy Lopez with this theme in mind.
GM Khachiyan reviews one of his favorite games ever, an exciting battle between Anatoly Karpov and Ulf Andersson.
Learn from these two legendary masters in this final lesson on restriction. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch takes on the world's strongest open-source chess engine at material odds in this full replay of the first-ever Man vs Machine #ChessMonday show.
Can IM Rensch beat the computer in a variety of odds positions? Watch to find out. | Watch video
Your weekly dose of ChessCenter is back with the best chess news and entertainment you can't find anywhere else.
Watch our exclusive report about a super-GM castling controversy at the Baku World Cup, and play along with the ChessCenter hosts in a famous chess player guessing game. | Watch video
As we move into the endgame of a Capablanca classic, we see the importance of accuracy after most of the pieces have been exchanged.
FM Elliott Liu shows you how the slightest mistake can turn a win into a draw or worse in this important lesson.
Learn from one of the greatest players to ever live in the conclusion of this video series. | Watch video
Some of the most exciting chess being played today pits man vs. machine with material odds for the human player.
GM Alex Yermolinsky reviews game one of the recent match between the Komodo, the strongest chess computer ever, and GM Movsesian.
Find out how Movsesian did with his pawn-odds in this entertaining analysis.
Don’t forget to watch IM Daniel Rensch play Stockfish at material odds every #ChessMonday on Chess.com/TV. | Watch video
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