In part three of his series on the Ruy Lopez, Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov shows you key theory in the exciting 3...Bc5 and 4...f5 lines in the Ruy Lopez. While you book up, enjoy the some incredible miniatures such as the astonishing battle battle GM Grigorian vs. GM Dzindichashvili. | Watch video
GM Georg Meier returns with another in-depth look at the Catalan opening and the dominant ideas for both White and Black.
Learn how quickly taking queenside space can be the determining factor of which side emerges from this opening with a worthwhile advantage. | Watch video
Just in time for today’s big event, one of the most frequent winners of the Titled Tuesday tournaments makes his Chess.com video lesson debut.
GM Georg Meier shows you why and how to play the popular open Catalan system by introducing you to the key ideas and plans in the opening. | Watch video
Which game “absolutely captivated” GM Alex Yermolinsky during the recent Aeroflot Open?
Find out and enjoy the fireworks in this entertaining video lesson with a devastating bishop sacrifice by an up-and-coming young chess talent. | Watch video
How did Sergey Karjakin win the 2016 Candidates' Tournament to earn the right to face Magnus Carlsen?
GM Ivan Sokolov breaks it down into three key lessons.
In this first video, learn how Karjakin's opening preparation helped him win. | Watch video
Simon Williams is back with another lesson on his secret weapon, the "spicy" Belgrade Gambit. Learn what to do if your opponent doesn't stick to the original plan. | Watch video
Which opening is SO spicy that even Simon Williams just discovered it? The Belgrade Gambit.
Join GM Williams as he teaches you this easy yet aggressive way to open the game, “the perfect opening for a lazy person.” | Watch video
The Yugoslav center is one of the most soundly positional responses to your King’s Indian Defense. Find out how to beat it in this must-see lesson. | Watch video
If you’re playing Black and face a queen’s pawn opening, you can’t go wrong with the flexible King’s Indian Defense.
But what if your opponent responds with the aggressive Averbach system? Do you know how to attack this important cental setup? Hint: it might involve giving up your queen for even greater returns.
GM Rashad Babaev shows you exactly how to do it in this perfectly articulated chess lesson. | Watch video
GM Ivan Sokolov continues his lesson on in-depth Ruy Lopez theory with the most common fourth move, …Nf6.
If you play the Ruy Lopez from either side, you absolutely must know the consequences of this move.
Learn this important opening from one of the leading Lopez theoreticians of all time — and find out how the opening has evolved since the days of Bobby Fischer. | Watch video