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
Have you ever heard of Richard Teichmann?
Even if you haven’t, you’d be surprised how much you could learn from the old master, as GM Dejan Bojkov continues his video lesson series. | Watch video
What can you learn from the old chess masters?
A whole lot, especially when we’re talking about Jose Capablanca, widely considered one of the best chess players ever.
Check out Capablanca's fundamentals vs Janowski in this game where the winning chances swing wildly from Black to White. | 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
What is the value of patience in chess?
GM Sam Shankland reviews one of his own games to show how to wait for exactly the right moment to strike with a sacrifice. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra teaches you the most important aspects of the greatest chess imbalance: knight vs bishop.
Learn how to understand the subtleties of this imbalance in an interesting endgame lesson, including the best square to put your bishop to totally control a knight. | 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
GM Alex Yermolinsky concludes his tribute to the late GM Ivan Bukavshin with a must-see endgame. Bukavshin, who died in January at the age of 20, was not only a great attacking player, but was also a knowledgeable endgame technician.
In his final video in this series, GM Yermo shows you a lesson Bukavshin gave that was worthy of the endgame expert author Yuri Averbakh. | Watch video
It’s one of the most important questions in chess: which is better, having the knight or the bishop?
IM Keaton Kiewra begins a new series on this critical chess imbalance to investigate when having each piece is better or worse for your winning chances.
Learn how to spot the kind of positions where each piece is better, and learn the pros and cons of the knight and the bishop to maximize their abilities. | 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