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
Magnus Carlsen will face Tigran Petrosian live on Chess.com this Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. Pacific.
Does Petrosian stand any chance against the world champion? GM Robert Hess and IM Danny Rensch break down his chances in this special ChessCenter preview. | 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
How do you squeeze your opponent like a snake? GM Melik Khachiyan shows you the way in this important lesson.
Watch GM Melik do his best Petrosian impression in one of his recent tournament games, and learn how to use positional advantages as a deadly weapon in your own games. | Watch video