The Magic of Chess. Children from the K-12 National Championships explain the magic of chess.
Directed by Jenny Schweitzer, Presented by US Chess . Continue reading
An interview of Garry Kasparov by Miles O’Brien for PBS which aired on November 12, 2019. Continue reading
In this TED-Ed video, trace the storied history of the game of chess, from its origins in 7th century India to the computer software we use today. Continue reading
Some very cool chess-themed music at Norway Chess tournament closing ceremony. Continue reading
Here’s the solution to yesterday’s Chess Puzzle Friday: White to move and win: Hopefully everyone saw: 1. Bh7+ Kxh7 2. dxf8=N+ Kh8 3. Nxd7 +- Okay, great if you saw that. But what if Black doesn’t take the bishop? 1. Bh7+ Kh8 2. dxf8=Q+?? Kxh7 3. Rxd7 and now black is in stalemate. Oops! Okay, … Continue reading
George Costanza playing chess with a girl in the beginning of 7th series were he got engaged.
Here’s the game notation: Gates, Bill – Carlsen, Magnus 0–1 B00 London, Blitz – 2 min vs 30 sec 22.01.2014 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 d5 3.Bd3 Nf6 4.exd5 Qxd5 5.Nc3 Qh5 6.0-0 Bg4 7.h3 Ne5?! 8.hxg4 Nfxg4 9.Nxe5?? Qh2# 0–1
If you have Netflix, then I wanted to let you know about two movies and two documentaries that are available to watch. Queen to Play The film stars Sandrine Bonnaire as a French chambermaid on the island of Corsica. She develops an interest in chess. She has been cleaning the house of an American doctor (played by Kevin Kline in his first French-speaking role), … Continue reading
IMAGINE A SCHOOL WHERE THE COOL KIDS ARE THE CHESS TEAM… WELCOME TO I.S. 318 SPECIAL ONE NIGHT ONLY VIEWING – FEBRUARY 26, 2013 @ 7:30 PM RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN This event will only happen if 90 people reserve a ticket. Watch the trailer, then reserve your tickets today: http://www.tugg.com/events/2878 Brooklyn Castle … Continue reading
IM Andrew Martin suggests beginning players study the main lines of openings — NOT quick fixes, shortcuts, and opening “systems.” Here’s his video on the Ruy Lopez (C99) using a game from Corus 2005 between Peter Leko as white and Lazaro Bruzon as black. Continue reading