Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the Dortmund super-GM tournament and smashed through the 2800 rating barrier to become number-two in the world.
How did MVL do it? IM Daniel Rensch analyzes the fascinating Najdorf Sicilian battle against Fabiano Caruana where MVL finally crossed the 2800 mark. | Watch video
IM Danny Kopec was for decades a beloved and respected teacher and player in the U.S. chess community. Chess.com's Mike Klein honors his death in 2016 by presenting his self-titled Kopec system in the Sicilian and diving into one of his most exhilarating games. | Watch video
WGM Abrahamyan tests you again with positions from the the 2016 Reykjavik Open in Iceland.
Can you play better than the talented young players in these games? Probably not, but it's worth a try. | Watch video
Can you do better than WGM Tatev Abrahamyan in some key positions from a strong tournament in Iceland?
WGM Abrahamyan selects the toughest tactics from her games in the 2016 Reykjavik Open for you to solve along with her in this fun video. | Watch video
FM Mike Klein was on the scene for the 2016 U.S. chess championships, so he is the perfect analyst to bring you the most historic moments from the big event.
Sit back and enjoy these 11 bits of chess history as you relive the excitement from St. Louis. | Watch video
You've watched GM Sam Shankland play most of this tournament, now see how he got in the money.
GM Shankland reviews his own game for you to learn and enjoy. | Watch video
There were plenty of good games at the Euro team championships, but you also won’t believe some of these huge failures.
GM Dejan Bojkov reviews the worst of the worst in this fun video. | Watch video
What can you learn from the old masters?
Join GM Dejan Bojkov for an exciting tilt between Lasker and Marshall -- you won't believe the brutal king hunt at the end. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra brings you an exciting game from the tournament in honor of the great Anatoly Karpov.
Watch as Sutovsky uses some of his own “fire on board” to beat the legendary Alexey Shirov in a game where both sides launched all-out attacks.
IM Kiewra explains the chess fireworks as he reviews this must-see game. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch returns with his daily puzzle challenge, trying to solve one daily puzzle per minute in his marathon show.
Play along with Danny as he goes up against the Chess.com puzzlemaster. | Watch video