Two huge chess tournaments are underway, and the Chess.com team of journalists has all the coverage from the Tata Steel invitational and the Tradewise Gibraltar open that you need.
Plus, Garry Kasparov is back in the spotlight with controversial new comments on Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Vladimir Putin.
Find out if computers are about to take over the world, and don’t miss the best in chess this week. | Watch video
ChessCenter brings you the best of yet another busy week in chess, leading with the Tata Steel supertournament underway with journalist Peter Doggers.
IM Danny Rensch and Chess.com's Shaun McCoy look ahead to the just-announced $35,000 Chess.com Blitz Battle Championship.
Don't miss the crazy move and blunder of the week segments with GM Robert Hess, and see if FM Mike Klein can shake the snow off his goggles long enough to survive time trouble. | Watch video
Are you a real chess player if you can’t remember your games move-by-move? Don’t worry, Magnus Carlsen thinks so.
The world champion himself (with some help from the database) shows you his favorite win from the super-strong Tata Steel tournament, a solid victory against GM Aronian.
Learn why Carlsen considers this exciting game among his finest efforts. | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland, fresh off nine straight draws, needed a victory in the recently completed Tata Steel tournament.
All he had to do was not get checkmated first.
After a Classical French Defense (Burn Variation), the game turned into a race that GM Shankland had to win.
Find out how GM Shankland navigated this furious attacking game in his instructive video lesson. | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland continues his battle with the Dutch legend Jan Timman in the Tata Steel super tournament.
Picking right up where he left off in the late middlegame, GM Shankland explains his thinking in a truly wild position, filled with sharp attacking ideas.
See if you can spot an unbelievable move that both of the grandmasters missed late in the game.
You don’t want to miss the ending of this extremely complicated tactical slugfest. | Watch video