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  • Work at Chess.com

    CHESScom Mar 13, 2017, 9:34 AM

    Chess.com is a global team of passionate chess fans and developers. You can meet us here! We're always looking to hire great people to join the team. All of our jobs are 100% remote. We have a healthy work environment...

  • Speed Chess Championship Official Rules

    IM DanielRensch Mar 3, 2017, 10:14 PM

    Below are the official rules and format of Chess.com's 2017 Speed Chess Championship.  For the full list of players in the 2017 Speed Chess Championship, click here. By accepting the invitation...

  • How To Get Good At Chess

    CHESScom Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 PM

    Millions of people around the world play chess regularly—but how do you become good at chess? 1. Define what “good at chess" means. To some people, being “good” means they can beat...

  • How To Set Up A Chess Game

    CHESScom Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 PM

    Setting up a chess game is easy. It’s playing that can be hard. Here is how to set up a game. Step 1: Decide where to play. Do you want to play on a real board with a friend near you? Or do you...

  • Who Is The Best Chess Player In The World?

    CHESScom Mar 15, 2017, 4:24 PM

    You have probably heard someone say “I can beat all my friends at chess” or “I’m the best chess player at my school!” After rolling your eyes, you may have wondered: Who is the best...

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  • Resources for Improving at Chess using Online Materials.

    FM Boorchess Mar 24, 2017, 1:21 PM

    Chess Friends! Many parents and students ask me about good resources for chess practice and self learning. Of course we can be quite overloaded by so many choices and options so I thought I would compile a list...

  • Chess Puzzle of The Week #1

    seanysean2 Mar 23, 2017, 1:07 PM

    Here was a online game I played. I hope you enjoy! I will post the answer to the puzzle in the next edition of this series - probably next week. This is a pretty easy puzzle if you've done a lot of tactics training....

  • Road to Chess Masterhood

    Casaplanka Mar 20, 2017, 12:33 PM

    I love chess, and have played it for a couple of years now, though never with any serious intent. However, having just finished my first exam series at University and now having some time on my hands in the holidays,...

  • Simul with Attila at 1:00 pm New York, 5:00 pm London time!

    IM attilaturzo Mar 18, 2017, 3:23 AM

    Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in a simuls on the LIVE chess.com server with 30...

  • History of Chess

    SachovyZbojnik Mar 17, 2017, 12:56 PM

    History of Chess The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century...

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  • Tips for improving your play by FM Carl Boor

    jordanh Mar 24, 2017, 6:13 PM

    Tips for improving your play

  • Carlsen, Caruana, So Vie For PRO Chess Champs This Weekend

    FM MikeKlein Mar 23, 2017, 5:59 PM

    Kill your TV but double-check your internet connection. This weekend will decide which four teams will advance to college basketball's "Final Four," but the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League is one week...

  • League of Long Chess

    chessguy1012 Mar 22, 2017, 5:08 PM

    Hey! So, basically, the LOLC (League of Long Chess) is a league where you compete in a league with friends at long time controls. It is a learning experience and also is a fun experience. To play in the league,...


    FideCastro Mar 19, 2017, 10:52 PM

    Dave Pugh       ½        Robin Anderton (126)               ½ Roy Peters       1          Mike Warden (126)                    0 S Grayland       1          Rayyan Farooq (125)                 0 G Mason         ...

  • Rochester Chess Club Saturday and Sunday Blitz and Bullet

    uselogictowin Mar 18, 2017, 6:00 PM

    Dear Chess Club Members, Tonight and tomorrow night, we will have the first RCC online live tournament. Starting at 6:00 PM CST, we will do a bullet chess and a blitz chess, so please sign up. (2|0 and 5|0). Saturday...

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