Pawn Structures Explained by GM Yasser Seirawan

When the first part was to get you to understand that, it’s through the control of space that we know what the material count is worth. The idea of space is this is 64 square board like the board I have in front of me, 64 square board, I own 32 squares. They are my […]

Hanging Pieces!

Now that we know the basics of the opening it’s time to start talking about tactics. Tactic is a fancy word for “trick” and the simplest trick, the most common one, the one you absolutely have to know, is “Hanging Pieces”. Well, what’s a hanging piece? That’s a piece that can just be captured for […]

The Chess Elements Explained by GM Yasser Seirawan

Hello, everyone, and welcome to something very, very different. I’m gonna be your host, Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan for the next 40 minutes, 60 minutes. I’m gonna do an online lesson, something that, well, maybe is very unusual for Chessbrah. So as we begin our, let’s say, lesson today, one of the things I think […]

The Ultimate Chess Bot

[intro music]>>NARRATOR: Chess… the classic strategy game. Enjoyed by novice and grandmaster alike… Now one machine will take it to the NEXT level. Our legendary researchers are combining advanced robotics with ridiculously sophisticated software to produce a chess champion that will change the game as we know it… [sound FX] Shall we play a game? […]

MY INTERN ALMOST MAKES ME LOSE TO A 900 | GM Aman Hambleton (ft. Mike)

[Mike] Ooh it’s on our side, all right. We got four plus three fans time format. Let’s see what you got, you Canadian. That’s what we like to see on stream. All right, all right. I can play this. I don’t have a very large opening repertoire maybe up to here and that’s about where […]

Aman Hambleton Bullet Chess Speedrun | Part 1

I’m joining the pool here. All right so starting with 1,100. Weaknesses everywhere. Weaknesses everywhere. In games like this, look at him. So this okay… so this is what it’s like. You guys are probably seeing other games you know like League of Legends stuff like that where you start at sort of like zero […]

GM Eric Hansen Blitz Speedrun to 3000 | 1200-1500

We’re going to have some fun today. Today’s itinerary is a blitz speedrun so I started 1,200 and there’s no provisional so I’ll be gaining like you guys. I’ll be one of you know just… [John] That’s the whole idea. [Eric] There’s no big jumps. I have to just grind it out. I still think […]

How To Play Chess Like A Boss at the National Television

So we’ve got the white pieces and i will play the kings indian with white But lets make a small experiment first and start from the second 30 i understand it is a very intresting idea we should make the games more intresting ok you have 30 seconds, start so we’ll play like nothing has […]

Meet the Bishops!

Now that we’ve learned the rook I think it’s time we double your knowledge don’t you? Let’s learn our second piece, which is the bishop. A lot of kids think the bishop has his mouth open because he’s ready to eat some pieces. Before we can do some eating we have to set the table […]