Hikaru Nakamura takes home the rapid and blitz Paris Grand Chess Tour tournament, beating the best in the world but dropping two games to the world champion himself, Magnus Carlsen.
Will this week's Belgium event be a repeat? Find out in this episode. | Watch video
Rooks can be powerful pieces, but you can contain them if you know how.
GM Alex Yermolinsky returns with another practical chess technique lesson so you can turn your enemy's rooks into useless towers. | Watch video
The ChessCenter team and the world's best players pay tribute to the chess legend Viktor Korchnoi, who died this week at age 85.
Also, get the latest updates from the Paris Grand Chess Tour rapid and blitz event, where Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura are the early favorites. | Watch video
With the 2016 championship on the line, IM Nazi Paikidze reached a thrilling final-round match-up with the U.S. women's chess legend, GM Irina Krush.
Find out how Paikidze was able to pull off the upset in one of the most exciting chess events of the year. | Watch video
Why is GM Simon Williams' favorite pawn the h-pawn?
Because it's a potent attacking weapon when you want to launch an all-out assault on the enemy king.
Learn from Simon's own moves and enjoy the fireworks. | Watch video
Magnus Carlsen will face Tigran L. Petrosian on June 23 after the Armenian grandmaster won the strongest online blitz tournament ever this week.
Does he have a chance against the world champ? The ChessCenter team weighs in.
Plus check out the best and worst chess of May in our fun segment. | 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
Garry Kasparov recently proved he was still among the world’s best blitz chess players when he performed well in an extended tournament with three of the current world’s top 10: Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, and Fabiano Caruana.
GM Ivan Sokolov reviews Kasparov’s return to blitz in this fun video.
(Main photo: Lennart Ootes.) | Watch video
GM Simon Williams begins another “spicy” chess lesson series on how to attack.
This time, learn how to use “Harry the h-pawn” to wreak havoc on the enemy position.
GM Williams teaches you attacking lessons from the highest level of chess: the world championship. | 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