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GM Joel Benjamin is an American chess legend — but will that help him against the merciless computer dragon that is the Komodo chess engine?
Enjoy this replay of day one as GM Benjamin tries to use material odds to beat the machine. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinsky
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Find out and enjoy the fireworks in this entertaining video lesson with a devastating bishop sacrifice by an up-and-coming young chess talent. | Watch video
GM Jon Ludvig Hammer
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GM Jon Ludwig Hammer explains how he employed his bishop pair in a recent victory. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra
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IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how Jones employed his Dragon during this year’s Tradewise Gibraltar tournament. | Watch video
IM Keaton Kiewra
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
GM Ivan Sokolov
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
Sometimes the best chance to attack is in response to the first assault by your opponent. These counterattacks in chess can be enough to win the game, as GM Alex Yermolinsky demonstrates in his third lesson based on the recent Aeroflot Open.
Watch as two 2600s go all out on separate wings and see how Black’s counterattack was decisive. | Watch video
GM Bryan Smith
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GM Bryan Smith makes his video debut with beautiful and instructive composed problems for you to solve. | Watch video
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