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
Your favorite chess openings teacher is back with another lesson on a system everyone needs to know — the King’s Indian Defense.
GM Rashad Babaev shows you three more important types of centers in the King’s Indian Defense, including the popular Saemisch center.
Learn what categorizes this center and, more important, how to handle it from both sides. | Watch video
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan is back with her advanced look at the English Attack against the Najdorf Sicilian.
Learn what to do in either case where Black can choose two good moves in this very complex opening attack.
If you’re looking to add a deeply analyzed and sharp opening to your arsenal, you’ve come to the right video series. | Watch video
You’ve learned the basics of the English Attack vs the Najdorf Sicilian, but what do you do when Black delays castling and launches into immediate counterplay with Nbd7?
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan has the answer as she continues her advanced lesson on this complex and dangerous opening.
In this exciting video, learn how to not worry about Black’s counterplay and launch your own attack to win. | Watch video