There were plenty of good games at the Euro team championships, but you also won’t believe some of these huge failures.
GM Dejan Bojkov reviews the worst of the worst in this fun video. | Watch video
GM Simon Williams is back with another session of Spicy Chess! First off we start off with a lesson with double bishop sacrifices and the move on to more attacking chess with none other than World Champions Lasker! Later on, Simon has no respect for the pieces as he sacrifices everything in the blitz portion versus Chess.com members! | Watch video
GM Sam Shankland is back to show you his games from an interesting round-robin event where he managed to take clear first.
How can you win a position where you have three pawns for a piece? GM Shankland shows you the power of the pawns in this lesson. | Watch video
What can you learn from the old masters?
Join GM Dejan Bojkov for an exciting tilt between Lasker and Marshall -- you won't believe the brutal king hunt at the end. | 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
Hikaru Nakamura is now two for two in 2016 tournaments. Learn how he scored first in the Zurich Chess Challenge with a full report from Switzerland.
The ChessCenter team also sets the stage for upcoming super tournaments, previewing the super-strong U.S. chess championship and Norway Chess.
And don't miss the latest viral chess video that everyone is talking about -- Maurice Ashley giving a chess hustler a dose of his own medicine in New York. | Watch video
If you’re playing Black and face a queen’s pawn opening, you can’t go wrong with the flexible King’s Indian Defense.
But what if your opponent responds with the aggressive Averbach system? Do you know how to attack this important cental setup? Hint: it might involve giving up your queen for even greater returns.
GM Rashad Babaev shows you exactly how to do it in this perfectly articulated chess lesson. | 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
When does a bishop beat a knight in the endgame?
IM Keaton Kiewra is back with another lesson on this absolutely crucial concept.
Learn how to recognize if the long-range bishop is better than its close-up counterpart, the knight, in one of the most common and important chess imbalances.
And remember, a little time trouble sometimes helps. | Watch video