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 "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-blogBullet Brawls Go Live! Danny's Quest for 2500!![Blog History]      Today we got a little bit of a treat on Chess.com/TV thanks in part to IM Danny Rensch. Usually, he tapes an episode of Bullet Brawls for YouTube for everyone to watch, but today, it went LIVE!! It was a short show, about ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/bullet-brawls-go-live-dannys-quest-for-2500Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:08:27 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/bullet-brawls-go-live-dannys-quest-for-2500Jon Ludvig Puts The 'Hammer' Down[Blog History]      "The Other Norway GM" as he was jokingly referred to in the Official Chess.com/TV Group and on older Chess.com/TV shows like Pardon Our Blunders (Not the new versions, but the original show with IMs Danny Rensch and D...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/putting-the-hammer-downFri, 09 Jan 2015 00:26:27 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/putting-the-hammer-downA War Game With The Games Of War[Blog History]      A lot of things have occupied my life over the last year and a half. Some things had to do with chess, some with health, and some just plain stupid and nonsensical. I'm not going to cover all of it; I'm saving it for my au...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/a-war-game-with-the-games-of-warMon, 08 Dec 2014 15:07:18 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/a-war-game-with-the-games-of-warWow! It's 4 YEARS Since the Launch of the Chess.com/TV Group![Blog History]      Just last week, on November 11th, was the 4thAnniversary of the genesis of the Official Chess.com/TV Group, with its official "launch" anniversary being Dec. 15th. From its conception, the Group and Chess.com/TV became a s...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/wow-its-4-years-since-the-launch-of-chesscomtv-groupWed, 19 Nov 2014 12:43:29 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/wow-its-4-years-since-the-launch-of-chesscomtv-groupKirsan Ilyumzhinov Remains FIDE President![Blog History]      Hello again everyone! I know it's been a while since I put up a blog and for those few that follow my blogging activities here, I hope you're happy to finally see another entry up.      I know this is probably old new...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/kirsan-ilyumzhinov-remains-fide-presidentSat, 16 Aug 2014 08:53:13 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessMarkstheSpot/kirsan-ilyumzhinov-remains-fide-president