Look Out! Komodo Created An Account On Chess.com!

Look Out! Komodo Created An Account On Chess.com!

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4 hrs ago

Actually 20! Introducing @Komputer1, @Komputer2, @Komputer3, @Komputer4.... You get the idea   All the way up to @Komputer20.  There is now an engine for everyone as Komputer1 weights in at a rating of 678 whereas Komputer20 is...

Chess.com Blogs Of The Month: March 2018

Chess.com Blogs Of The Month: March 2018

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21 hrs ago

Hello chess fans, We're not going to lie...we haven't been as attentive to our best bloggers as we should have been. We have so many great members contributing to the Chess.com community through their blogs. And we need to show them some love!&n...

Join Us For The Biggest-Ever Titled Tuesday!

Join Us For The Biggest-Ever Titled Tuesday!

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14 days ago

Dear chess community, As many of you know, we hosted a Titled Tuesday Crash Party on April 3 to test our new server updates. Our developer team really came through for us (and you!) and it had no issues to report.  As such, we're pleased ...

Chess.com Dev Update: March 16th, 2018

Chess.com Dev Update: March 16th, 2018

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Mar 16, 2018

Chess.com Main:  - Chess.com cares about Fair Play. For Daily Club Matches, anyone whose account is closed for fair play automatically forfeits their games as long as the match is not already over when the account is closed.  ...

Two Titled Tuesday Tournaments On March 6

Two Titled Tuesday Tournaments On March 6

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Feb 9, 2018

Chess.com will host two Titled Tuesday tournaments on March 6 with a total prize pool of $3,500 to make up for the canceled February event. Both tournaments are open to all titled players, and everyone can watch live coverage of the events at Tw...

New Feature Announcement: Achievements!

New Feature Announcement: Achievements!

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Feb 6, 2018

Achievements come to Chess.com! As if you needed another reason to explore every crevice of Chess.com, but now you have 88 achievements that to motivate you to get your chess on. Here a few favorites this author has earned: ...

Chess.com Staff Profiles - Meet Dallin!

Chess.com Staff Profiles - Meet Dallin!

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Jan 26, 2018

Welcome to another edition of our Staff Profiles, learning a little bit more about each of tthe Chess.com Staff! Today we meet Dallin! What is your name? Dallin Atkinson Where do you live? Utah, USA — Where the mountains meet t...

Chess.com Dev Update: November 16th, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: November 16th, 2017

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Nov 16, 2017

Chess.com Main:  For months you've read about Vue this, Vue that... Well for live chess, Vue is for real now! Live chess is basically brand spanking new from the ground up! It looks exactly the same but the code underneath is new and shin...

Staff Profiles: Jonathan Cannon

Staff Profiles: Jonathan Cannon

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Sep 26, 2017

Our latest addition to the Staff Profiles, features JD Cannon (AKA jd with no caps) If Chess.com was an organism, jd might be a major contributor to the circulatory system! He's everywhere!   Where do you live? Jefferson City, MO USA. ...

Double Your Pleasure... with Four-Player Chess!

Double Your Pleasure... with Four-Player Chess!

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Aug 31, 2017

As Erik announced a few days back, we've been at work on a bit of a passion project lately, and although it's still highly "experimental," our Four Player Chess server is available for the Chess.com community to try out! It's lots of fun, and...

Chess.com Dev Update: August 28, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: August 28, 2017

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Aug 28, 2017

Hey Chess.com!  It's time for another fireside chat so pull up a chair as we dole out the newest updates and improvements.  First off, we have a hard fast goal for an event many of us have been waiting on for ages. V2--the old ...

Welcome to the Arena: A New Kind of Chess Tournament!

Welcome to the Arena: A New Kind of Chess Tournament!

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Aug 22, 2017

We’re so excited to introduce a brand new kind of tournament in Live Chess this week: Arena tournaments! What are they all about? Glad you asked!… First of all, here’s what Arenas are definitely NOT about: waiting for the next...

Chess.com Wins Journalism Awards

Chess.com Wins Journalism Awards

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Aug 8, 2017

Chess.com is proud to announce that its news team collected three prestigious Chess Journalists of America awards this year.  In the "Best Tournament Report - National/International - Online" category, FM Mike Klein was honored for his...

Chess.com Dev Update: August 4, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: August 4, 2017

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Aug 4, 2017

Hey Chess.com!  Been a big month! We've resolved well over 500 bugs, issues, and tasks which is no small feat for sure! Of course you all are the beneficiaries as we have really cool stuff to share! We'll start with our headline feature:...

Staff Profiles: Zarko

Staff Profiles: Zarko

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Jul 26, 2017

After a long delay, the Chess.com staff profiles picks up with Zarko Stankovic, one of our fantastic developers who works behind the scenes to make Chess.com more awesome with each passing day! Where do you live?I live in Belgrade, capital of...

Chess.com Dev Update: June 30, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: June 30, 2017

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Jun 30, 2017

Hey Chess.com!  We have new goodies for everyone! Of course we've made lots of progress with our vue migration and adding multilingual content; those interested can read previous updates. Today, we've going to talk about new stuff ...

Chess.com Dev Update: June 9, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: June 9, 2017

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Jun 9, 2017

Hey Chess.com! Everyone gather round; its time for another update! As with previous weeks, we've continued to make a lot of process with our major site wide project: Internationalization: More and more content in more languag...

Chess.com Dev Update: May 26, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: May 26, 2017

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May 26, 2017

Hey Chess.com! Thanks for tuning into another update! By far the most noticeably new recent event is the Speed Chess Championships! If you haven't been watching, you've been missing out! The battle between Giri and So was epic...

Chess.com Dev Update: May 12, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: May 12, 2017

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May 12, 2017

Hey Chess.com! An ironic twist in this week's developers update: if you didn't notice much that looked different in the last couple weeks, that means the developers have been hard at work and doing a good job! We're continuing to make progress a...

Chess.com Dev Update: April 28, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: April 28, 2017

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Apr 28, 2017

Hey Chess.com! We really worked a lot on enhancements this week! In addition to completely reworking the chess board for the entire site to be more responsive, we are switching javascript libraries as well; moving from Angular1 (eww!)  to V...

Chess.com Dev Update: April 14, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update: April 14, 2017

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Apr 14, 2017

Hey Chess.com! The last couple weeks have been focused on back-end improvements in order to make Chess.com on the whole a smoother experience for all members   However, we did release some cool new features and fixed a lot of bugs!&nbs...

Staff Profiles: Mike

Staff Profiles: Mike

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Apr 10, 2017

Here is another installment in a series of posts to help you get to know the Chess.com team a little better! Today, we get to know FM Mike Klein, whom we thank for his tireless efforts keeping us informed with Chess.com News and he does so much fo...

Chess.com Dev Update - March 31, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update - March 31, 2017

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Mar 31, 2017

Hey Chess.com! Live Chess was king this week! We released lots of improvements and fixed several bugs mostly involving live chess. Here is the run down: Live Chess - Looking for a new cool way to show your immortal game? We have an...

Chess.com Dev Update - March 24, 2017

Chess.com Dev Update - March 24, 2017

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Mar 24, 2017

Hey Chess.com! This week was an exciting one for us with two big feature launches! Live Club Matches -  Check it out in our product launch blog post HERE!  We’re kicking this one off with a bang! Join us April 3rd at 1 PM PT...

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