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
Two of the best chess players ever saw big-time results last week in Norway and St. Louis as Magnus Carlsen won on his home soil and Garry Kasparov showed he can still play with the best in the world.
Don't miss ChessCenter's super event coverage, plus the best and worst moments of the month. | Watch video
Dawid Markelowicz Janowski was an old chess master whose heydey was 100 years ago, but that doesn't mean you can't learn from him.
GM Dejan Bojkov reviews three games from the attacking genius who played in an aggressive, romantic style. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch and GM Robert Hess preview the May 4 GM Blitz Battle between Nakamura vs Harikrishna on Chess.com.
Who do you think they will pick to win?
Enjoy this special preview of ChessCenter and look for the full episode later this week. | Watch video
Just in time for today’s big event, one of the most frequent winners of the Titled Tuesday tournaments makes his Chess.com video lesson debut.
GM Georg Meier shows you why and how to play the popular open Catalan system by introducing you to the key ideas and plans in the opening. | Watch video
GM Joel Benjamin is an American chess legend — but will that help him against the merciless computer dragon that is the Komodo chess engine?
Enjoy this replay of day one as GM Benjamin tries to use material odds to beat the machine. | Watch video
What can you learn from chess studies? Maybe more than you think.
GM Bryan Smith makes his video debut with beautiful and instructive composed problems for you to solve. | Watch video
The right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for the 2016 world championship came down to the final round of the Candidates’ Tournament, which is as exciting as it gets.
Find out how Sergey Karjakin was able to beat Fabiano Caruana in the most important game of the chess year. | Watch video