Chess - Play & Learn


FREE - In Google Play

FREE - in Win Phone Store


Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search with Google

All Articles


  • Magnus Carlsen's Biggest Secret's Thumbnail

    Magnus Carlsen's Biggest Secret

    GM Gserper Jan 21, 2018, 1:00 AM

    Magnus Carlsen is a genius. I doubt that many people would argue about this well-established fact. It is a totally different question why we call him a genius. Is it because he is the world champion? I don't think...

  • My Favorite U.S. Chess Magazines, Part 3's Thumbnail

    My Favorite U.S. Chess Magazines, Part 3

    IM Silman Jan 19, 2018, 3:56 PM

    CHESS REVIEW Chess Review (from 1933 to late 1969) was without any doubt the best American chess magazine until, in 1961, it ran into a remarkably improved Chess Life. Both tried to beat the other (interest exploded...

  • The Fake News Awards For Chess's Thumbnail

    The Fake News Awards For Chess

    pete Jan 17, 2018, 3:21 PM

    The concept of "fake news" is itself in the news recently. While most of the fake news discussed these days is about politics, there is plenty of fake news in our favorite game. Stronger players should be able...

All News


All Videos


  • The King's Indian Defense: Smashing The Saemisch's Thumbnail

    The King's Indian Defense: Smashing The Saemisch

    GM Rabachess Jan 23, 2016, 2:56 PM

    Your favorite chess openings teacher is back with another lesson on a system everyone needs to know — the King’s Indian Defense. GM Rashad Babaev shows you three more important types of centers in the King’s...

  • Corrupted Opening: Member Analysis's Thumbnail

    Corrupted Opening: Member Analysis

    GM JRLOK Aug 15, 2015, 6:56 PM

    A chess opening can get messed up so early that you can’t really evaluate what happens afterwards. GM Roman Dzindzichashvili nonetheless presses on with this member analysis, showing how two players handle the...

  • Pawn Structure 101: Every Opening Explained!'s Thumbnail

    Pawn Structure 101: Every Opening Explained!

    IM DanielRensch Sep 2, 2011, 11:39 AM

    Can IM Daniel Rensch teach you 40 openings in a single video? In part one of this fundamental video series, enjoy a crash course in pawn structure for every main-line chess opening. In this fast-paced lesson, IM...

All Blogs


  • A bad opening's Thumbnail

    A bad opening

    anastaspy Jan 21, 2018, 12:56 PM

    This game was played in the first round, the opening round, of the local neighborhood tournament and although i won my performance was very bad. It all began in the opening....  

  • Alekhine on The Moller Defence.'s Thumbnail

    Alekhine on The Moller Defence.

    simaginfan Jan 21, 2018, 4:40 AM

    Recently my friend Toucanchess did a blog on the Moller Defence in the Ruy Lopez. In it he quoted a game of Alekhine's. Since I have a special interest in the way that great players handle different opening systems,...

  • A won game isn't always a win.'s Thumbnail

    A won game isn't always a win.

    Daybreak57 Jan 20, 2018, 7:14 AM

    Have you ever tried really hard to win a chess game and later had to take a draw simply because you made one thoughtless move out of the whole game?  Granted, in this game, I made another fatal misjudgment, however,...

Online Now