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
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 showed the world that he can blitz it up with the best of them recently in St. Louis in an exhibition match with three of the world's top 10 chess players.
GM Ivan Sokolov concludes his review of Garry's amazing blitz play in this video lesson. | Watch video