Magnus Carlsen is ready to play the strongest online blitz match in chess history on Tuesday as he faces a final four with Alexander Grischuk, Hikaru Nakamura, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Find out who the ChessCenter team picks to win each match.
Did chess play a role in Michael Vick’s redemption story? Learn how the game can teach more than tactics and strategy.
Plus, get the wrap-up from Wesley So’s big win at the Sinquefield cup, all on this week’s ChessCenter. | Watch video
FM Mike Klein was on the scene for the 2016 U.S. chess championships, so he is the perfect analyst to bring you the most historic moments from the big event.
Sit back and enjoy these 11 bits of chess history as you relive the excitement from St. Louis. | Watch video
Who were the best chess players ever, and when were they dominant? ChessCenter takes a look at a beautiful video to answer those questions.
Enjoy a recap of the Grischuk-Aronian Blitz Battle, a US Chess Champs preview, and all the other news in the chess world. | Watch video
IM Danny Rensch and IM Lawrence Trent perform double duty in the 1st part of this double death match as they not only play the game but also talk all the trash! With perhaps the most contested finish in DeathMatch History you'll want to stick around until the end! | Watch video
It’s the biggest man vs computer match in decades. Komodo, the strongest chess-playing entity in history, faced off against Hikaru Nakamura, one of the greatest human players of all times.
With the machine spotting Nakamura considerable odds, would Hikaru be humanity’s last hope against the virtual lizard?
GM Robert Hess, himself an expert in man vs computer chess, takes a comprehensive look at the match in this can’t-miss video. | Watch video