Failure in chess has a silver lining, says IM Keaton Kiewra.
Missing an opportunity in chess may be distressing at the time, but it’s the best possible motivator for future improvement in your game.
Join IM Kiewra as he draws upon his own missed chances to learn from them. | Watch video
GM Simon Williams continues his primer on the French Defense with one of the trendiest variations today, the Tarrasch with Nd2.
Learn how to make this opening spicy and aggressive, whether White likes it or not.
Stick around for some of Simon’s best rhyming slang in this fun video. | Watch video
GM Richard Rapport is a rising young star at the top level of chess. That’s one thing everyone agrees on.
But is this practitioner of wild tactics and weird openings a genius, or a madman? Or maybe a little of both?
FM Mike Klein makes his case in this fun video report.
Don't forget to leave a comment with your opinion. | Watch video
What exactly is the Groan variation in the French Exchange?
You can count on GM Simon Williams to tell you how this opening got its memorable name.
Can anyone spice up this drawish-looking position? The Ginger GM can.
After this lesson, you’ll be using the Groan to make your opponent do the same in defeat. | Watch video
Class is back in session at the old school of chess.
Join GM Alex Yermolinksy in an ode to his favorite chess piece: the rook.
Why is the rook his favorite? You’ll have to watch the video to find out. | Watch video
GM Jeffery Xiong is one of the most talented young chess players in the world.
Back in 2014, Xiong was a little-known international master whose brilliancy at the board was evident immediately in Millionaire Chess, the richest open chess tournament ever.
Join GM Maurice Ashley as he reviews this spectacular game move-by-move. | Watch video
Jump inside the mind of IM Keaton Kiewra as he plays a strong grandmaster in a Chess.com blitz showdown.
With time ticking down, which of these titled players will come out on top?
After the game, Keaton slows things down to analyze each move, pointing out missed opportunities for both sides. | Watch video
Wei Yi is a fast-rising young star in chess, but he has already played an immortal chess game.
GM Simon Williams brings you one of the greatest games you might ever see in this captivating video.
Sit back and enjoy the fireworks on the board with the Ginger GM as your guide. | Watch video
Fabiano Caruana is one of the most dominant chess players in the world and has made big news with his decision to join the U.S. federation.
IM Keaton Kiewra knew Caruana way back when, so who better to review the super-GM’s performance at Dortmund?
Watch as Caruana dismantles the Evans Gambit in this brilliant game. Don’t forget to read Peter Dogger’s full report on this game in the related links. | Watch video
What do you do if your opponent plays the Petrosian center against your King’s Indian?
GM Rashad Babaev shows you a plan so logical and easy, you’ll be surprised you didn’t think of it yourself.
After this video lesson, you’ll be hoping your opponent advances his d-pawn early so you can transition right into this straightforward attacking idea. | Watch video