Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the Dortmund super-GM tournament and smashed through the 2800 rating barrier to become number-two in the world.
How did MVL do it? IM Daniel Rensch analyzes the fascinating Najdorf Sicilian battle against Fabiano Caruana where MVL finally crossed the 2800 mark. | Watch video
GM Georg Meier returns with another in-depth look at the Catalan opening and the dominant ideas for both White and Black.
Learn how quickly taking queenside space can be the determining factor of which side emerges from this opening with a worthwhile advantage. | Watch video
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
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
IM Tania Sachdev is back with another lesson on the battles that rage in isolated-queen-pawn positions.
In this video, take a trip back to 1975 to see how the English master Raymond Keene used the IQP structure to launch a successful kingside attack. | 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
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
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
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
GM Gawain Jones used the Sicilian Dragon to pull off an upset win against Yu Yangyi.
Learn how Jones was able to reach an extremely complicated endgame and how he won it with analysis by IM Keaton Kiewra. | Watch video