Magnus Carlsen will face Tigran Petrosian live on Chess.com this Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. Pacific.
Does Petrosian stand any chance against the world champion? GM Robert Hess and IM Danny Rensch break down his chances in this special ChessCenter preview. | Watch video
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
GM Simon Williams concludes his excellent video series on using “Harry” the h-pawn to attack with a beautiful game where White went “all in” for an assault on the castled enemy king.
Enjoy this easy-to-understand attacking classic and learn how to use the concepts in your own games. | 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
GM Simon Williams devotes his latest "Spicy Chess" show to remembering the brilliance of Viktor Korchnoi.
Spicy Chess airs live every other Monday on Chess.com/TV. | 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
IM Nazi Paikidze was the surprise winner of the 2016 U.S. women’s chess championship, and she is a fast-rising star in the chess world.
Learn from the champion herself as she goes over seven games from her historic championship win. | 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
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