Magnus Carlsen won the Leuven Grand Chess Tour rapid and blitz, and then capped off a great month by absolutely destroying GM Tigran Petrosian in their semifinal GM Blitz Battle match. Find out how he did it on this week's ChessCenter and don't miss the ever-popular special guest, TV2 Norway reporter Kaja Marie Snare, who weighs in on Carlsen's success. | Watch video
The match we've all be waiting for! World Champion Magnus Carlsen takes on the Chess.com Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship qualifier GM Tigran Petrosian. While the result was one-sided, the action is fantastic, with commentary by IM Danny Rensch and GM Robert Hess! | Watch video
Hikaru Nakamura takes home the rapid and blitz Paris Grand Chess Tour tournament, beating the best in the world but dropping two games to the world champion himself, Magnus Carlsen.
Will this week's Belgium event be a repeat? Find out in this episode. | Watch video
The ChessCenter team and the world's best players pay tribute to the chess legend Viktor Korchnoi, who died this week at age 85.
Also, get the latest updates from the Paris Grand Chess Tour rapid and blitz event, where Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura are the early favorites. | Watch video
Magnus Carlsen will face Tigran L. Petrosian on June 23 after the Armenian grandmaster won the strongest online blitz tournament ever this week.
Does he have a chance against the world champ? The ChessCenter team weighs in.
Plus check out the best and worst chess of May in our fun segment. | Watch video