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 Site Development News - 2016-02-08Starting today, we're going to be more transparent about our website-development progress on Chess.com V3. Check back each and every Monday for a recap of what we accomplished throughout the previous week! Here are the highlights from last ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-development-news-2016-02-08Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:22:19 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-development-news-2016-02-08Staff Profiles: ShonThis is part of series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet Shon, a technical wiz who is an "enabler" in the very nicest sense of the word!    What is your name?Shon M. Just "M". &nbs...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-shonFri, 05 Feb 2016 13:06:44 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-shonChess.com Goes GlobalOver the years, Chess.com has become a global phenomenon, with over 13 million members from all around the globe, continually growing in size every day. We are dedicated to making Chess.com a global meeting place for chess lovers and enthusiasts w...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chess-com-goes-globalWed, 27 Jan 2016 12:55:24 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chess-com-goes-globalSite outage last nightEarly this morning, between 2 and 4am Pacific (2016-01-16), the site went down as the result of a hardware failure. The situation was corrected as quickly as possible, and we do not anticipate future down-time as a result of the problem. Everythin...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-outage-last-nightSat, 16 Jan 2016 12:13:13 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/site-outage-last-nightStaff Profiles: AmeliaThis is part of series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet Amelia, whom you may have met already, if you've ever needed help at Chess.com!...    Where do you live? I live on the west coas...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-ameliaMon, 21 Dec 2015 12:37:35 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-ameliaChess.com CEO Answers Your QuestionsChess.com founder and CEO Erik hosted a special address last Wednesday live on Chess.com/TV, speaking about the new version of the site and taking member questions.  "My job is to hire people smarter than me, which I have done 49 ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-ceo-erik-answers-your-questionsSat, 05 Dec 2015 13:46:15 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/chesscom-ceo-erik-answers-your-questionsJOB: QA Tester for Web and Mobile AppsChess.com is looking to add an additional passionate, experienced QA team member. We are developing a lot of new features for web and mobile and need more eyeballs to make sure we are delivering high-quality, bug-free products to our awesome membe...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/job-qa-tester-for-web-and-mobile-apps2Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:55:07 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/job-qa-tester-for-web-and-mobile-apps2Staff Profiles: PeterThis is part of series of posts to help you get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with a man who always has his finger on the pulse of the chess world — the intrepid Peter Doggers!     Where do you ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-peterMon, 02 Nov 2015 10:02:25 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-peterStaff Profiles: ErikThis is part of series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet the guy who started Chess.com and still runs it today: Erik!     Who are you? My name is Erik. I'm 38 years old and I live in Bay Area, C...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-erikMon, 14 Sep 2015 14:12:07 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-erikStaff Profiles: Bojan This is the eighth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet a guy who does more to make kids love chess before 5 AM than most people do all day: Bojan Pejic!     &nb...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-bojanMon, 20 Jul 2015 15:50:31 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-bojanStaff Profiles: PedroThis is the eighth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet a guy who's probably never even seen the "website part" of Chess.com, Pedro Bolaños!! Where do you live? I currently live ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-pedroTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:41:30 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-pedroJob Opportunity: JavaScript / Angular JSLove Chess.com and want to help make it better? We are looking for an amazing front-end dev with expertise in JavaScript / AngularJS to help us complete the next generation of Chess.com and beyond! We have a great team and lots of fun together. Th...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/job-opportunity-javascript--angular-jsTue, 23 Jun 2015 11:07:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/job-opportunity-javascript--angular-jsStaff Profiles: FaisalThis is the seventh in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with huge Apple fanboy, Faisal Saeed!! Where do you live?I live in Abbottabad, Pakistan. How long have you worked for Chess....https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-faisalMon, 22 Jun 2015 14:08:10 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-faisalStaff Profiles: Aleksander IkonicThis is the sixth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with the great Aleksander Ikonic! (He doesn't know what castling is.)   Where do you live?I currently live in Belgr...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-aleksander-ikonicFri, 12 Jun 2015 16:38:31 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-aleksander-ikonicStaff Profiles: Matt LodgeThis is the fifth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with Matt Lodge, aka... Kirkwood! Where do you live? I currently reside in Brooklyn, New York though my home will always be in...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-mattTue, 19 May 2015 13:04:58 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-mattStaff Profiles: PeteThis is the fourth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with Pete, not to be confused with our equally beloved Chess.com journalist, Peter Doggers.  Where do you l...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-peteTue, 12 May 2015 11:27:55 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-peteStaff Profiles: MatiasThis is the third in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com Team a bit better! Today, we catch up with Matias Jose, aka... shadowc!   Tell us a little about yourself?My name is Matias and I'm actually more of a pi...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-matiasTue, 05 May 2015 20:41:19 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-matiasA New Official Live Time Control: 5 | 5Starting today, we have added an official 5 | 5 blitz time control to the menu of "official" options in Live Chess. Like the others, this time control will allow players to be quickly matched in a pool of players looking for games of that length. ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/a-new-quotofficialquot-live-time-control-5--5Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:18:54 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/a-new-quotofficialquot-live-time-control-5--5Staff Profiles: ShaunThis is the second in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com Team a bit better! Today, we catch up with Shaun McCoy, aka... Shaun! Where do you live? I make my living on the mean streets of South Carolina.  It's a rough ...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-shaun-mccoyMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:03:02 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-shaun-mccoyStaff Profiles: DeepGreeneThis is the first in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com Team a bit better! Today, we catch up with Michael Greene, aka "DeepGreene," whose username is clearly meant to be ironic... Where do you live?I live in beautif...https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-deepgreeneTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:03:32 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/webmaster/staff-profiles-deepgreene