Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8733

So far, there was some excitement in Chennai, but you could hardly say that the tournament was satisfactory. It missed what really is the core value of every sport: Victory and defeat. Magnus Carlsen decided it’s …

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Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Rating: 4.1 | 8,771 views
Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?

So far, there was some excitement in Chennai, but you could hardly say that the tournament was satisfactory. It missed what really is the core value of every sport: Victory and defeat. Magnus Carlsen decided it’s …

Carlsen vs. Anand: Four Draws in Chenai
November 15, 2013 – 13:28 | 5 Comments | Rating: 4.25 | 4,855 views
Carlsen vs. Anand: Four Draws in Chenai

The World Chess Chempionship 2013 is very well balanced; even more than we initially expected. There have been 4 draws out of 4 games so far. The fight between the great young talent and vast …

Super Blitz Tournament: Win BIG Money Prizes this Sunday!
November 16, 2012 – 17:52 | 4 Comments | Rating: 4.43 | 3,028 views
Super Blitz Tournament: Win BIG Money Prizes this Sunday!

Just recently, ChessFriends.com have introduced cash tournamets, so it was just a matter of time when a big tournament would appear. Here it is. The name is Super Blitz tournament and you all are invited …

Introducing the Cash Zone: How to Play Balanced Cash Games
July 4, 2012 – 16:33 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,668 views
Introducing the Cash Zone: How to Play Balanced Cash Games

 
ChessFriends.com would like to present to you its new, unique feature: ChessFriends.com Cash Zone. Playing at our CashZone is suitable for everybody, regardless of playing skills. As ChessFriends.com CashZone offers handicapped games, even an amateur …

Chess Grandmaster Explains — GM Kramnik vs. GM Aronian, Zurich Chess Challenge 2012
May 10, 2012 – 18:23 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,142 views
Chess Grandmaster Explains — GM Kramnik vs. GM Aronian, Zurich Chess Challenge 2012

In this video you will see the first game of the match between the two top chess players of different styles, Kramnik and Aronian. After the home preparation, which didn’t come out very well, Kramnik …

Learn from the Grandmasters: GM Carlsen vs. GM Bacrot, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
April 11, 2012 – 17:16 | 5 Comments | Rating: 3.75 | 3,345 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: GM Carlsen vs. GM Bacrot, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

This time, GM Jan Markos discusses the game between world’s number one, Norwegian Magnuss Carlsen and France’s best player, Etienne Bacrot. The game took place in 2010 at the prestigious Nanjing Spring Chess Tournament in China. The …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Nakamura, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
April 4, 2012 – 17:08 | One Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,582 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Nakamura, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

In today’s video, we will witness the game between Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura from this year’s Tata Steel Championship. This game is very interesting because of its material imbalance, which makes the so-called ‘rules’ …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Mamedyarov vs. Morozevich, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
March 15, 2012 – 10:18 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,165 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Mamedyarov vs. Morozevich, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

The video series by Jan Markos continues with another edition (now in Full HD quality), in which he discusses the match between Azerbaijani Mamedyarov and Russian Morozevich. The game took place at the recently played …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Karjakin vs. Topalov, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
March 2, 2012 – 11:40 | No Comment | Rating: 4 | 2,289 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Karjakin vs. Topalov, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

Another part of our video lesson is dedicated to tactics. Tactics and strategy are two central components of every chess game. This video is focused on explaining the relationship between these two similar, but not …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Carlsen vs. Aronian, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
February 20, 2012 – 11:53 | One Comment | Rating: 4.75 | 3,502 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Carlsen vs. Aronian, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

The video series explaining the most interesting matches of the present have proven successful. We find that you are very keen on learning from the famous grandmasters, so we would like to continue with producing …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Caruana, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
February 9, 2012 – 13:13 | 3 Comments | Rating: 5 | 2,329 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Caruana, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

This is the introduction to our new video series focused on top world players, recently played top games and new ideas in chess. You will see the exciting game between GM Aronian and GM Caruana …