The 2015 FIDE World Cup in Baku was one of the most exciting chess events in recent memory, but what was the biggest upset from this huge knockout tournament?
GM Yermolinksy posits that it was Levon Aronian being taken out by GM Alexander Areshchenko.
Learn how Areshchenko was able to pull off the upset as GM Yermo analyzes the most exciting endgame of the match, in the first tiebreak. | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland continues his battle with now-world-number-two Hikaru Nakamura in this video lesson pulled from the rapid tiebreak match at the recent FIDE World Cup in Baku.
Was GM Shankland able to pull off the upset? Or did Nakamura show off his super-GM skills? Check out game one here. | Watch video
The FIDE World Cup final is still going, as Svidler and Karjakin vie for the title in the tiebreaker.
GM Sam Shankland played in this prestigious knockout tournament, and today starts a new video series on his games from the event.
In this first video, GM Shankland demonstrates his game from the first round against the strong GM Ivan Popov. Find out how Shankland was able to score a win with White against this tough opponent. | Watch video
The Playoffs are here, the Playoffs are here! The opening round of the 2013 USCL Playoffs saw intra-divisional matches, with the four top teams enjoying draw odds in case of a 2-2 tie. How many of those teams need their draw odds to advance, and how many underdogs overcome the tiebreak advantage? Watch and see from FM Kostya Kavutskiy. He will also show you great endgame technique from a seasoned GM, and a newly-minted GM. | Watch video
GM Ben Finegold and FM Mike Klein bring you the exciting conclusion of Death Match 19. The scoreboard keeps alternating throughout the 15-game bullet position, and the match is not decided until the very final game. This 32-game Death Match almost had only the second tiebreak ever! Stay and watch the post-game interviews too. | Watch video