15771 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Why is colt marked as a FM? he looks like 12 years old.
at the end of irina crush game why not after Qf5+ Kh8 and after Qc8+ Ng1??
Why is ThunderHolt marked as an FM?
Just joined, mostly for the USCL, which used to be on ICC. Enjoyed the blitz-style recap, noting the relavent tactics and strategies present. Mr. Rensch's lexicon was also entertaining to hear. The Collyer win was reviewed by me personally and I also saw and asked myself why Re6+ wasn't played as it appeared to be the only move, followed by the knight check.
The broadcast was great last night. Sam looked a bit disheveled but even in that sleep deprived state it was highly entertaining! Thanks
Great highlights. I'll be looking forward to the full game analysis by GM Yermolinsky!
Ty good turning points ^^
Favorite line: "Rinse and repeat like shampoo" !
At the 12:16 I think the perpetual can be stopped by kh8 qc8+ ng8
@EnterTheDragon -- the live show on Chess.com TV is exactly like this as well! It's fast paced (for chess) and very exciting. IM Greg Shahade "The Commish" and his partner FM Mike Klein are superb! When these games come down to the endgames ... well that's when the thinking caps really get tested. Last night in one game if the player would have "auto-promoted" to a queen ... it would have resulted in a loss! So he had to under-promote to a N for draw!
Here in Canada 7 days a week our major sports channel recaps the previous days sporting results, events, and highlights in a show that replays all morning called SportsCentre. No matter what your schedule or how busy you are SportsCentre will keep you up to date with nearly any sport you are into. (SportsCentre is almost a religion up here)
Watching this USCL Week 1- Highlights video really gave me a feeling like I was watching the "SportsCentre of Chess". Very current.. Great video!
by IM Daniel Rensch
Grab a venti coffee and settle in chess fans. The sprightly IM Danny Rensch covers a half-dozen of the U.S. Chess League's most dynamic positions from the opening week of the season. You'll see all of the Game of the Week nominees, as well as a few other notable games. We've got several queen sacs, two exchange sacs, and a position where promoting a pawn loses! See the brilliance of the USCL players and the moves they missed in the heat of the battle.
Related: Game of the Week: Week 1
Play Key Position Vs. Computer
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!