“Maybe he’s just brilliant!” | Magnus Carlsen vs. FM Patrick Aizpurúa

Okay let’s try an FM from Panama. That’s not a picture of my opponent. I think that’s an actor. I cannot remember who it is. Ah so the oracle, Jan Gustafsson told me who it was but you guys can figure it out for yourself. I’m sure you know pop culture. So this worked out […]

“That’s a bit of a dumb name, isn’t it?” | Magnus Carlsen vs. chess24 user checkempate

checkempate from Spain. Empate? Does that mean draw? It’s check draw. It’s bit of a dumb name, isn’t it? Or is it just a very smart name? I don’t know. Suppose when he goes for this, this shouldn’t be too bad. I don’t know though. This doesn’t look convincing at all to me from his […]

“I’m going to try something REALLY bad!” | Magnus Carlsen vs. chess24 user lou.adasme

Let me try and play somebody from Chile. I think we have a lot of users from Chile here at chess24… which is great. Okay, I’m going to try something really bad which I lost to once region junior team championship… who knows? Maybe it was 2001. Was an unpleasant loss that’s for sure. Obviously […]

“Magnus is gonna beat you!” | Magnus Carlsen vs. chess24 user Magnus–DropsCamera

Yeah, so this is apparently a new account. Magnus–DropsCamera. Magnus is not going to drop the camera this time. Magnus is going to beat you that’s what I think is going to happen. Yeah I was going to play the elephant gambit. Now that, I’m going to play the king’s gambit. How’s that for DropsCamera? […]

Giant Bullet Chess World Championship 2019: Game 3

Those who can’t play in the Grand Chess Tour add exercise to the game Making it even. Now I’m up 2-0. Game 3 right now. World Bullet Championship on the line Look at you, you sped up Don’t let him psych you out Dan! Move your knight from f6 I’m falling apart I moved my […]

LIVE Blitz #3728 (Speed) Chess Game: Black vs IM PrincePanic in French: advance variation

welcome to another very exciting 5-minute one surprise so Ron French right I will try with this system twist up not on that you can see I will try and get rid of these bitches if I can having lights e75 later you know my starts car as we can know about oklet’s this d5 […]

The most heartbreaking chess game of the year! Garry Kasparov vs David Navara : St. Louis Rapid 2017

Hi all, let’s have a look at one of the more heartbreaking games of the recent St. Louis rapid events. I was rooting for Garry Kasparov and for me in fact this is one of the most heartbreaking games I’ve seen this year. Well even this year and last year I really wanted Kasparov return […]

LIVE Blitz #3725 (Speed) Chess Game vs 2487 Grandmaster Bochkarev (aka “Heffalump”)

Welcome to another mega-exciting 5-minute autopairing – so Bochkarev okay play sensibly for a change … I hope … I don’t want to release the tension either Maybe I should have maybe try to get his Bishop with Nh4 – I just realised I don’t think this is anything for white – if I tried […]

How to solve and learn tactical patterns from Chess Puzzles: Chessworld.net Puzzle Practice #80

Hi all – I thought we could do a puzzle from www.chessworld.net – Play menu… rated puzzles section .. so okay .. so the Play..Rated Puzzles section – will click start and let’s choose one which is a good rating on this has got a good rating 3.8 out 5 – alright … so it’s […]

Outrageous Artificial Intelligence: (Game 1) DeepMind’s AlphaZero crushes Stockfish Chess WC

Hi all. I have a very interesting game from the realms of computer chess to show – DeepMind which was the company that Google bought from Demis Hassabis who was actually by the way someone I knew from from school for a while who was himself a great chess enthusiast but he left Chess to […]