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
How did GM Sergey Karjakin beat GM Veselin Topalov in the 2016 Candidates’ Tournament, helping him advance to challenge Magnus Carlsen this fall?
GM Ivan Sokolov has a comprehensive lesson on one of the most important chess games played this year. | 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
Sometimes the best chance to attack is in response to the first assault by your opponent. These counterattacks in chess can be enough to win the game, as GM Alex Yermolinsky demonstrates in his third lesson based on the recent Aeroflot Open.
Watch as two 2600s go all out on separate wings and see how Black’s counterattack was decisive. | 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 the American GM Gata Kamsky beat Goganov in the recent Aeroflot Open?
GM Alex Yermolinsky has your comprehensive analysis.
Learn how White survived a tough opening to launch a winning attack. | Watch video
Can you handle the awesome power of the bishop pair?
GM Hammer really hammers home the beauty and utility of the two bishops in this, the first of his five-part lesson. | Watch video
This week on Chess Center, Chess.com's team of reporters bring you the latest updates from the on going 2016 Candidates' Tournament including Nakamura's shocking blunder! News of Gupta's outstanding win in Reykjavik Open and the results of Yifan vs Muzychuk included as well as your favorites Move and Blunder of the week, and of course Time Trouble! | Watch video
IM Danny Rensch and GM Robert Hess fill out their brackets for the Chess.com Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship.
Make sure to fill out your own bracket for your chance to win a lifetime diamond membership in the related links. | Watch video