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 Learning chess with HutchIt's been awhile, over 2 years now, that I played a game of chess against Hutch. This is the first time I recorded while we played 1 game. Hutch has been "creating videos and putting them on the internet" (his tagline) for nearly 10 years now, and...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/learning-chess-with-hutchFri, 20 May 2016 18:30:16 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/learning-chess-with-hutchBeginner to Chess Master #12 - An Introduction to Chess ThinkingThis is video #12 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. So your opponent makes a move...what now? What thoughts run through your mind, or ought to be running through your mind? We get our feet wet in this video by beginning to develop our ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-12---an-introduction-to-chess-thinkingTue, 17 May 2016 07:33:35 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-12---an-introduction-to-chess-thinkingAlexander McDonnell vs Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais - 1834In London 1834, Alexander McDonnell and Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais played a chess game that would leave a lasting impression on chess enthusiasts world-wide. It's a game many would, without doubt, consider one of the world's greatest ch...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/alexander-mcdonnell-vs-louis-charles-maheacute-de-la-bourdonnais---1834Tue, 10 May 2016 03:22:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/alexander-mcdonnell-vs-louis-charles-maheacute-de-la-bourdonnais---1834Beginner to Chess Master #11 - The Element of Time in ChessThis is video #11 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. In every chess game, there is a race....it's a time race. The race is to see who can completely mobilize their entire army first...who can better improve the overall quality of their ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-11---the-element-of-time-in-chessSat, 07 May 2016 14:34:00 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-11---the-element-of-time-in-chessLouis Paulsen vs Paul Morphy - 1st American Chess Congress | 1857Louis Paulsen and Paul Morphy compete in the final of the 1st American Chess Congress which was held in New York in 1857. The American Chess Congress was a predecessor to what we know today as the United States Chess Championship. The game enters ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/louis-paulsen-vs-paul-morphy-1st-american-chess-congress-1857Wed, 04 May 2016 08:23:27 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/louis-paulsen-vs-paul-morphy-1st-american-chess-congress-1857Garry Kasparov vs Hikaru Nakamura | Ultimate Blitz Chess (6 games)Garry Kasparov and Hikaru Nakamura competed for the first time in an event put on by the Saint Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center on April 28th and 29th of 2016 . The 2-day event, titled "Ultimate Blitz Challenge", starred Garry Kasparov along...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-hikaru-nakamura--ultimate-blitz-chess-6-gamesSat, 30 Apr 2016 06:07:26 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-hikaru-nakamura--ultimate-blitz-chess-6-gamesBeginner to Chess Master #9 - Chess Tactics | TerminologyThis is video #9 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. Several chess tactics are defined and illustrated using chess puzzles as examples. The tactics covered are: fork, pin, skewer, deflection, discovered attack, discovered check, double c...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-9---chess-tactics---terminologyTue, 26 Apr 2016 20:41:35 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-9---chess-tactics---terminologyBeginner to Chess Master #8 - How to Promote a PawnThis is video #8 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. So it's only kings on board and a single pawn. How do you promote the pawn? Covered is the method for successfully promoting the pawn, as well has how to defend against an opponent who...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-8---how-to-promote-a-pawnSun, 17 Apr 2016 14:26:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-8---how-to-promote-a-pawnBlitz Chess #355: English Opening, Symmetrical variationThis is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 3|2. The opening was the English Opening, Symmetrical variation. Black offers up a pawn as early as move 8 in exchange for some pressure against white's queenside, however white declin...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blitz-chess-355-english-opening-symmetrical-variationFri, 15 Apr 2016 18:00:40 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blitz-chess-355-english-opening-symmetrical-variationBlitz Chess #352: Alekhine's Defense, Exchange variationThis is a blitz chess game I played as white with time control 5|0. The opening was the Alekhine's Defense, Exchange variation. Black opts for a hypermodern approach by playing the Alekhine's Defense. White gains a couple tempi by converting black...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blitz-chess-352-alekhines-defense-exchange-variationThu, 07 Apr 2016 08:01:10 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/blitz-chess-352-alekhines-defense-exchange-variationBeginner to Chess Master #6 - How to Checkmate in 4 Moves (Scholar's Mate)This is video #6 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. Oh how popular the 4 move checkmate is! Nearly every chess player has had it played against them. But is it really any good? Presented is how you can 'try' to checkmate in 4 moves, and...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-6---how-to-checkmate-in-4-moves-scholars-mateMon, 04 Apr 2016 13:06:59 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-6---how-to-checkmate-in-4-moves-scholars-mateStandard chess game #20 - Queen's Indian Defense (Computer4-Impossible)I played a standard chess game as white with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment against Computer4 Impossible. The opening played was the Queen's Indian Defense. Although the game begins modest enough, play sharpens when the ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-20---queens-indian-defense-computer4-impossibleWed, 30 Mar 2016 20:05:34 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/standard-chess-game-20---queens-indian-defense-computer4-impossibleBeginner to Chess Master #5 - What to do in a chess opening?This is video #5 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. Presented is what you should do in the opening of a chess game. The focus of a chess opening is on building a combative structure and developing efficienctly. A great emphasis is place...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-5---what-to-do-in-a-chess-openingSat, 26 Mar 2016 12:20:50 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-5---what-to-do-in-a-chess-opening2016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Viswanathan Anand vs Sergey Karjakin - Round 11This is a Round 11 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Viswanathan Anand and Sergey Karjakin. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challen...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---viswanathan-anand-vs-sergey-karjakin---round-11Fri, 25 Mar 2016 03:15:57 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---viswanathan-anand-vs-sergey-karjakin---round-112016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Fabiano Caruana vs Viswanathan Anand - Round 10This is a Round 10 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Fabiano Caruana and Viswanthan Anand. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challeng...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament-fabiano-caruana-vs-viswanathan-anand-round-10Thu, 24 Mar 2016 03:58:35 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament-fabiano-caruana-vs-viswanathan-anand-round-102016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Fabiano Caruana vs Hikaru Nakamura - Round 8This is a Round 8 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challenge ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament-fabiano-caruana-vs-hikaru-nakamura-round-8Mon, 21 Mar 2016 01:22:51 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament-fabiano-caruana-vs-hikaru-nakamura-round-8Beginner to Chess Master #4 - Types of Files (Chess Terminology)This is video #4 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. Presented are the definitions of the 3 types of files in chess along with some examples of what that looks likes. Understanding file types will be especially useful for our major piece...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-4-types-of-files-chess-terminologySat, 19 Mar 2016 09:08:07 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/beginner-to-chess-master-4-types-of-files-chess-terminology2016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Sergey Karjakin vs Viswanathan Anand - Round 4This is a Round 4 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Sergey Karjakin and Viswanathan Anand. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challeng...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---sergey-karjakin-vs-viswanathan-anand---round-4Wed, 16 Mar 2016 02:15:00 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---sergey-karjakin-vs-viswanathan-anand---round-42016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Veselin Topalov vs Levon Aronian - Round 3This is a Round 3 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Veselin Topalov and Levon Aronian. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challenge th...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---veselin-topalov-vs-levon-aronian---round-3Mon, 14 Mar 2016 03:19:00 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---veselin-topalov-vs-levon-aronian---round-32016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Sergey Karjakin vs Hikaru Nakamura - Round 2This is a Round 2 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru Nakamura. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challenge ...https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---sergey-karjakin-vs-hikaru-nakamura---round-2Sun, 13 Mar 2016 06:19:32 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/2016-candidates-chess-tournament---sergey-karjakin-vs-hikaru-nakamura---round-2