Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com CHESS TV's "Dish" with DOGGERS![Blog History]         As members of this site and fans of chess, in general, chances are many of you are familiar with the name "Peter Doggers." Born October 9, 1975 in the Netherlands, and having become enamored with chess as a teenager,...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/chess-tv-s-dish-with-doggersSun, 17 Jul 2016 18:10:25 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/chess-tv-s-dish-with-doggersDLUGY is CHESS TV Dynamite![Blog History]        Born in Moscow, Russia (U.S.S.R.) on January 29, 1966, Maxim Dlugy made his way to the U.S. with his parents in 1977, settling New York City. His maternal grandfather sparked his interest in chess at the tender age of...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/dlugy-is-chess-tv-dynamiteWed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:17 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/dlugy-is-chess-tv-dynamite"The Knight's Fork Weekly" --- ISSUE 3 --- Live Chess MARATHON Battles!![Blog History]      It's funny how time repeats itself. Here I am, like last week, once again drained and STILL under the weather after a very long chess day on Twitter and watching the games and our recap shows that I'm sitting here doing an...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-3-----marathon-battlesSat, 18 Jun 2016 17:42:25 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-3-----marathon-battles"The Knight's Fork Weekly" --- ISSUE 2 --- Battle of the FMs![Blog History]      After a long day of chess with the first day of the Blitz portion of the Grand Chess Tour: Paris, and the 3rd of four days overall in the books with some very promising exciting chess tomorrow, I decided to do the second i...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-2----battle-of-the-fmsSat, 11 Jun 2016 18:20:28 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-2----battle-of-the-fms"The Knight's Fork Weekly" --- ISSUE 1 --- LIVE Chess Showdown![Blog History]      What's up everyone on this Saturday night/Sunday morning here on the East Coast of the U.S.?  While most people on this cooler June night are either sleeping or partying, I'm at home, in front of a computer, watching out ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-1----live-chess-showdownFri, 03 Jun 2016 22:16:08 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-----issue-1----live-chess-showdown"The Knight's Fork Weekly" to DEBUT NEXT WEEK![Blog History]      During the very beginning part of last year, I came up with this blog subject of going into LIVE Chess and following the Top Games, or other high profile games that are playing and posting some of the ones I thought were p...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-to-debut-next-weekquotSat, 28 May 2016 00:59:31 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-to-debut-next-weekquotIt's TOURNAMENT Time Everyone! New Set Of TOURNEYS Begins![Blog History]      What's up tourney addicts?      Last year I ran a set of 64-player KO tournaments throughout many ratings groups that seemed to go over well with a lot of good games. Well, it's that time again! Using the same ratings...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/its-tournament-time-everyone-new-set-of-tourneys-beginsSat, 21 May 2016 07:40:32 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/its-tournament-time-everyone-new-set-of-tourneys-beginsIt's NOT "Ouchtown" for DANNY RENSCH!![Blog History]           As Chess.com/TV's most notable personality, IM Danny Rensch's broadcasts "top the charts" with fun and here we have an EXCLUSIVE Q&A with this true Chess King. The shows of wide variety that he has hosted over...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-qampa-with-im-danny-renschWed, 18 May 2016 12:22:06 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-qampa-with-im-danny-renschCome On Komodo, Let's See How Hard You Bite![Blog History]      First off, summarizing the picture head used for this blog entry, is that how you're supposed to feel when playing against this engine? Yes? No?? Well, honestly I felt like a human buffet table going up against this thing ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/my-first-real-game-vs-komodo-7Tue, 17 May 2016 15:44:05 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/my-first-real-game-vs-komodo-7Q&As You May Have Missed… [Blog History]        As some of you may know, we here at the Chess.com/TV Group have started a series of Q&As with all the talented and entertaining Hosts of Chess TV broadcasts. Our original intent was to only post them in the Group...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/qampas-you-may-have-missedhellipMon, 02 May 2016 16:20:38 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/qampas-you-may-have-missedhellipEXCLUSIVE Q&A with CEO Erik![Blog History] You'll FIND HIS ANSWERS HERE...      It was a little more than a decade ago that founder and CEO Erik and his friend, Jay, got together and decided the world needed a better chess site for players worldwide to play, learn, sha...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-qampa-with-ceo-erikFri, 29 Apr 2016 20:03:38 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-qampa-with-ceo-erikExclusive Q&A with GM Melik KHACHIYAN[Blog History]    Former student of WC Tigran Petrosian, GM Melikset Khachiyan has lots to say about chess--and life--in our exclusive Chess.com/TV Group interview!      Over the years, GM Melik has become a staple of Chess.com/TV, and f...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-interview-with-gm-melik-khachiyanSat, 02 Apr 2016 10:40:28 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/exclusive-interview-with-gm-melik-khachiyanFIDE 2016 Candidates Coverage First Impressions --- What Were They Thinking??[Blog History]      Like many others, I was looking forward to the 2016 Candidates Tournament with high hopes of being entertained by witty commentators, interviews with the players, and some really good chess games.      It was 4:30 am...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/2016-candidates-first-impressions-----what-were-they-thinkingFri, 11 Mar 2016 12:10:17 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/2016-candidates-first-impressions-----what-were-they-thinkingChess TV's Q&A with GM HIKARU NAKAMURA[Blog History]        The year was 1972 and American chess was on fire. In Iceland, Robert James "Bobby" Fischer had a date with destiny: to become the "King" of the Chess World (even though in his mind he already was) by defeating the World...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/chess-tvs-interview-with-gm-hikaru-nakamuraTue, 01 Mar 2016 09:51:38 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/chess-tvs-interview-with-gm-hikaru-nakamuraMARATHON MONDAY Heating Up on CHESS TV!Well, if you haven't heard about the amazing programming on Marathon Monday, here's yet another chance to get in on the action! There's something for everyone, so check out the shows in our line-up today:   FIRST up:  MAN vs. MACHINE at 12pm P...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/marathon-monday-heating-up-on-chess-tvMon, 14 Sep 2015 11:06:04 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/marathon-monday-heating-up-on-chess-tvMASSIVE MONDAY MARATHONS on CHESS TV![Blog History] Hey, everyone!    So, when you look at the schedule on the Chess.com/TV page, do you find yourself rubbing your eyes? Do you feel like you're seeing double when you look at Monday's programming line-up? Well, I have news for y...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/massive-monday-marathons-on-chess-tvMon, 24 Aug 2015 00:32:55 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/massive-monday-marathons-on-chess-tvGoing Competitive With Team Matches![Blog History]   Hello, everyone!      It's been a while since my Chess.com activity has flourished, but I come back bringing ideas of competition and glory to you all. When we (myself, Donna (RookedonChess), David (Pruess), & Danny ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/going-competitive-with-team-matchesSat, 11 Jul 2015 14:22:09 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/going-competitive-with-team-matchesReykjavik Open Comes To Chess.com/TV!![Blog History]      Beginning on Tuesday, March 10th, starting at 8 AM Pacific, Chess.com/TV  brings us opening round coverage of the 280-player filled 2015 Reykjavik Open, one which will be filled with celebration and a very special guest...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/reykjavik-open-comes-to-chesscomtvMon, 09 Mar 2015 13:32:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/reykjavik-open-comes-to-chesscomtvRensch Quenches Our Thirst for Chess Entertainment!![Blog History]      Chess.com/TV has come a long way over the past several years. From airing only one or two shows per week, the programming is regular and full, averaging 1-2 shows per day, with the occasional 4 shows in one day! Programm...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/whats-on-the-air-at-chesscomtvSat, 21 Feb 2015 14:55:20 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/whats-on-the-air-at-chesscomtv"The Knight's Fork Weekly" Chess "Newspaper" Is Here!!![Blog History]          Hello again everyone and welcome to the launch blog of my new side project, something not affiliated with my Chess.com/TV daily duties as a Super Admin or TV/Chat mod. Hopefully this will be the beginning of a new...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-launch-blogThu, 15 Jan 2015 11:45:47 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/quotthe-knights-fork-weeklyquot-launch-blog