GM Gawain Jones used the Sicilian Dragon to pull off an upset win against Yu Yangyi.
Learn how Jones was able to reach an extremely complicated endgame and how he won it with analysis by IM Keaton Kiewra. | Watch video
How did Gawain Jones beat one of the hottest upcoming chess stars, Yu Yangyi? By using the fiery Sicilian Dragon as Black.
IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how Jones employed his Dragon during this year’s Tradewise Gibraltar tournament. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra pens a video lesson from a creatively named tournament, The Dreaming King Open in San Diego.
Sometimes chess kings dream of crazy draws, and that’s exactly what happened in these wild games. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra teaches you the most important aspects of the greatest chess imbalance: knight vs bishop.
Learn how to understand the subtleties of this imbalance in an interesting endgame lesson, including the best square to put your bishop to totally control a knight. | Watch video
When does a bishop beat a knight in the endgame?
IM Keaton Kiewra is back with another lesson on this absolutely crucial concept.
Learn how to recognize if the long-range bishop is better than its close-up counterpart, the knight, in one of the most common and important chess imbalances.
And remember, a little time trouble sometimes helps. | Watch video
It’s one of the most important questions in chess: which is better, having the knight or the bishop?
IM Keaton Kiewra begins a new series on this critical chess imbalance to investigate when having each piece is better or worse for your winning chances.
Learn how to spot the kind of positions where each piece is better, and learn the pros and cons of the knight and the bishop to maximize their abilities. | Watch video
Everyone knows you can learn from a chess teacher, but how do you play against one?
IM Keaton Kiewra has the answer in his latest video lesson.
Learn how Kiewra played a well-known and active chess coach in a recent tournament in Southern California.
Enjoy the most fun and exciting game of Kierwa’s 2015 chess adventure. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra takes on a talented chess prodigy and decides to adopt the Scheveningen system instead of his pet Dragon Sicilian.
Watch how IM Kiewra handles his opponent’s interesting anti-Sicilian by drawing on his own anti-Sicilian experience with White.
Learn how to use the Scheveningen against a non-traditional structure in this important lesson. | Watch video
How can you turn a dragon into your pet?
IM Keaton Kiewra just finished a marathon of chess tournaments, and he is back with a new lesson on how to use one of Black’s most aggressive openings to play a stronger opponent.
Learn how Keaton took on the tournament’s top seed as Black in this sharp and popular Sicilian Dragon. | Watch video
What do you do when your opponent insists on going slow?
IM Keaton Kiewra shows you an entertaining game from the “San Diego Surfers” chess league match where White eschewed sharper lines to enter into a non-theoretical Stonewall system.
So how do you beat these plans? Create complications and you will throw your slow opponent’s schemes awry — and hopefully he will panic.
Stick around for Keaton’s advice on what to do when you want to play slow yourself. | Watch video