Attention all chess fans: This is not a drill.
It's one week until Magnus Carlsen faces Hikaru Nakamura for the inaugural Chess.com Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship.
It's the match we've all been waiting for, and you can watch it live nex... | Read More
It's been a long time coming, but the new version of Chess.com is finally ready to take online chess to a new level—and take your game to new heights.
This new version (v3) has been our top priority for two years, and&... | Read More
People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to hedge a bet, then I would also guess that... | Read More
People spend too much time reading opening books.
There you go, I have said it. Think what you may of this statement, but it seems to me that the chess market is saturated with opening books. So many people will blindly buy a book, add to their ... | Read More
Many celebrities enjoy playing chess.
Howard Stern, the famous radio host, is a confirmed chess fanatic.
Rainn Wilson, the actor who played Dwight Schrute on the long-running NBC series The Office, got the chance to play the world chess c... | Read More