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
With more flags than Betsy Ross' workroom, this edition of Man Vs. Machine is heavy on time pressure as the indomitable Uncle Yermo takes on perhaps a few too many users. | 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
The chess world is in an uproar over the controversial stance by the Candidates’ Tournament organizers to restrict reporting of the games, including the chess moves themselves.
The full ChessCenter team reports on this issue and the tournament in general.
Don’t miss later in the show when IM Danny Rensch fills out his GM Blitz Battle bracket — just in time for March Madness. | Watch video
It's rook endgames, rook endgames, rook endgames as Yermo takes on a slew of Chess.com users in this edition of Old School Simul. Tune in for a non-stop stream of insights into the positions facing Yermo. | Watch video
GM Ivan Sokolov continues his lesson on in-depth Ruy Lopez theory with the most common fourth move, …Nf6.
If you play the Ruy Lopez from either side, you absolutely must know the consequences of this move.
Learn this important opening from one of the leading Lopez theoreticians of all time — and find out how the opening has evolved since the days of Bobby Fischer. | 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
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
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan is back with her advanced look at the English Attack against the Najdorf Sicilian.
Learn what to do in either case where Black can choose two good moves in this very complex opening attack.
If you’re looking to add a deeply analyzed and sharp opening to your arsenal, you’ve come to the right video series. | Watch video