ChessCenter brings you the best of yet another busy week in chess, leading with the Tata Steel supertournament underway with journalist Peter Doggers.
IM Danny Rensch and Chess.com's Shaun McCoy look ahead to the just-announced $35,000 Chess.com Blitz Battle Championship.
Don't miss the crazy move and blunder of the week segments with GM Robert Hess, and see if FM Mike Klein can shake the snow off his goggles long enough to survive time trouble. | Watch video
The two biggest names in chess notched huge wins this week in separate hemispheres. ChessCenter offers wall-to-wall coverage of Millionaire Chess and the world rapid and blitz championships, with reports by IM Daniel Rensch, GM Robert Hess, Shaun McCoy, FM Mike Klein, Peter Doggers, and the ever-popular Magnus Carlsen reporter, Kaja Marie Snare. | Watch video
ChessCenter returns with news and predictions for three important chess events. Find out who will win the Millionaire Chess tournament, the World Rapid And Blitz Championship, and get the full scoop on the just-completed FIDE World Cup.
Hosts Danny Rensch and Shaun McCoy welcome Mike Klein and the ChessBrahs in this informative episode. | Watch video
Check out this full replay of Chess.com’s own IM Danny Rensch during the first ever Streamers Challenge! It’s a blitz brawl gone wild with gongs to boot! Tune into watch Danny’s often chess related thoughts while battling it out over 7 rounds against the best YouTuber/Twitchers of all time! | Watch video
GM Sergey Karjakin single-handedly defeated the entire Chinese chess team and “upheld the honor of Mother Russia,” according to GM Alex Yermolinsky.
Taking advantage of the event’s format, Karjakin eliminated his opponents one by one.
Against the super-GM Yu Yangyi, Karjakin found himself down a pawn in a blitz showdown.
Find out how the Russian master used the unbalanced position to win the game. | Watch video