Do you sometimes wonder why chess masters make certain moves?
This new series is for you. IM Keaton Kiewra analyzes an exciting game between two of the best players in the world, Wesley So and Anish Giri, and explains the reasoning behind every single move.
Don’t forget to join us on Sunday, May 10 for an online chess simul with Anish Giri to benefit the Nepal earthquake relief effort. | Watch video
It’s once again time to go back to the old school of chess analysis with GM Alex Yermolinksy.
Enjoy this full replay from the episode originally broadcast on April 13.
Find out exactly what GM Yermolinksy thinks about one of the biggest stories in chess, GM Wesley So’s forfeit in the recent U.S. Championship. | Watch video
Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So got the most attention at the recently completed 2015 U.S. Championship, but there was plenty of exciting chess from the rest of the field, too.
GM Alex Yermolinsky is back to show you one of the best games of the tournament in the second video of his series on the U.S. Championship.
Enjoy this exciting Bogo-Indian tilt between the aggressive GM Holt and the solid GM Akobian. | Watch video
What happens when Chess.com's best takes on a world top 15 player? Well, it's a little predictable, but if at first you don't succeed, try a half-dozen times! IM Danny Rensch faces off in a live session against GM Wesley So, the new American number two who is also encroaching on the world top ten. The two play six wildly different openings, and So shows why he is so tough to beat. That doesn't mean Rensch doesn't go down fighting. Watch and see him try to convert several advantages! | Watch video
Pardon Our Blunders - think of like a Death Match of trash-talking and chess gossip. Now there's some chess too - when GM Finegold and IM Rensch disagree on a topic, they play a blitz game. The loser has to concede he is wrong - how humiliating! Who will have a bette chess careeer - Anish Giri or Wesley So? What was the biggest blunder of the last month? Watch as the pawns and insults are thrown! | Watch video