The ChessCenter team is back with everything you need to know about a very busy week in chess.
Find out how the Russians swept the Euro team championships, and watch a ferocious computer lizard devour Stockfish in the strongest chess match ever held.
See what kind of chess personality Hikaru Nakamura has, and don’t forget to take the quiz yourself in the related links. | Watch video
Join the Chess.com team for this week’s ChessCenter and see some of the most amazing moves along with the best in chess news and entertainment.
Find out how the world’s strongest computer escaped from what looked like impossible circumstances. See a slam-dunk queen sacrifice mate. And you won’t believe a blunder made in the St. Louis showdown between Nakamura and Caruana.
Is Carlsen the Ronda Rousey of chess? And which world champion would win the Game of Thrones? | Watch video
The strongest human chess match is an exhibition right now in St. Louis, while the strongest computer match in history is underway in the virtual world.
Oh, and did we mention the Candidates’ Tournament field and host site are set?
ChessCenter brings you all this and more in probably the busiest chess news week ever. | Watch video
Has Hikaru Nakamura changed his chess style?
GM Jon Ludvig Hammer thinks so.
Watch Hammer’s debut Chess.com video as he reviews one of his own games with America’s number-one player. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch returns with his daily puzzle challenge, trying to solve one daily puzzle per minute in his marathon show.
Play along with Danny as he goes up against the Chess.com puzzlemaster. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch takes on the strongest chess computer ever in his popular #ChessMonday show.
IM Rensch has 45 minutes to beat the machine, starting with queen odds and working his way down.
The last 45 minutes of the show are devoted to playing wacky positions suggested by fans. | Watch video
ChessCenter is back with the latest in chess news and entertainment.
In this episode, hosts IM Danny Rensch and Shaun McCoy discuss humanity’s future in chess after recent losses in material odds matches.
Journalists Peter Doggers and FM Mike Klein check in with international tournament updates, and GM Robert Hess weighs in with the best move and biggest blunder of the week. | Watch video
Join Chess.com hosts GM Irina Krush and IM Daniel Rensch in this full replay of the most recent Death Match, a marathon battle between GM Illya Nyzhnyk and GM Mackenzie Molner.
You won’t believe the incredible lead one of these GMs jumps out to early in the match. Can the other fight back? Watch this video to find out.
Check out the related links for FM Mike Klein’s news report on the match. | Watch video
The ChessCenter team checks in this week from chess hotspots around the world to bring you the latest news and entertainment.
Find out what you need to know about upcoming man vs. machine odds matches, the Euro Club Cup, the made-for-DVD Malta tournament, and more in this episode.
ChessCenter also remembers IM Emory Tate, who died at a California tournament this week at age 56. | Watch video
The two biggest names in chess notched huge wins this week in separate hemispheres. ChessCenter offers wall-to-wall coverage of Millionaire Chess and the world rapid and blitz championships, with reports by IM Daniel Rensch, GM Robert Hess, Shaun McCoy, FM Mike Klein, Peter Doggers, and the ever-popular Magnus Carlsen reporter, Kaja Marie Snare. | Watch video