Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8717

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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New Video by GM Jan Markos – GM Carlsen vs. GM Anand
January 18, 2013 – 19:03 | 3 Comments | Rating: 3.33 | 3,160 views
New Video by GM Jan Markos – GM Carlsen vs. GM Anand

Slovak top rated chess player, GM Jan Markos, provides insight into the game by two players, both of which could claim the title of best player in the world. World’s Champion GM Viswanathan Anand plays …

[VIDEO] Grandmaster Explains – GM Aronian vs. GM McShane
September 21, 2012 – 18:08 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,673 views
[VIDEO] Grandmaster Explains – GM Aronian vs. GM McShane

Server ChessFriends.com brings you a new video, produced in co-operation with GM Jan Markos, Slovakia’s highest rated chess player. Today’s video follows the game of world’s no.2 with the best amateuer of the planet.

Top 3 Full-length Training Videos by GM Jan Markos
September 5, 2012 – 16:03 | Comments Off | Rating: 5 | 3,285 views
Top 3 Full-length Training Videos by GM Jan Markos

GM Jan Markos, Slovakia’s no.1 chess player has provided insight into the games of world’s top players in his continuing series of videos. The videos are a great way to improve chess skills, both for …

[VIDEO] Chess Grandmaster Explains: GM Kramnik vs. GM Meier
August 31, 2012 – 15:11 | 2 Comments | Rating: 4.5 | 1,751 views
[VIDEO] Chess Grandmaster Explains: GM Kramnik vs. GM Meier

After a week, we bring you a new video by GM Jan Markos, the No. 1 Slovak chess Player. This time, GM Markos looks into a game bteween GM Goerg Meier and GM Vladimir Kramnik.

New Video from GM Markos: GM Carlsen vs. GM Bologan Video Commentary
August 24, 2012 – 17:53 | 4 Comments | Rating: 4 | 1,556 views
New Video from GM Markos: GM Carlsen vs. GM Bologan Video Commentary

The video commentaries by GM Jan Markos proved popular. After a break, we continue with a new video. This time, best slovak chess player looks into a very recent game of world’s No.1, GM Magnus …

Chess-Nuts: A Hilarious Chess-Themed Cartoon From 1932
July 26, 2012 – 15:54 | No Comment | Rating: 0 | 705 views
Chess-Nuts: A Hilarious Chess-Themed Cartoon From 1932

Browsing throug the net, I happened to stumble upon a not very well known gem. If you would like to relax for a while, you may want to watch this chess-themed cartoon from the early …

Chess Grandmaster Explains — GM Kramnik vs. GM Aronian, Game 3, Zurich Chess Challenge 2012
May 22, 2012 – 14:20 | 5 Comments | Rating: 2.67 | 1,556 views
Chess Grandmaster Explains — GM Kramnik vs. GM Aronian, Game 3, Zurich Chess Challenge 2012

Kramnik tied the score of the match in the Game 3 when he surprised his opponent by 1.e4, which he hasn’t been playing for years. Sharp complications in the opening led to an interesting material …

Chess Grandmaster Explains — GM Kramnik vs. GM Aronian, Zurich Chess Challenge 2012
May 10, 2012 – 18:23 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,141 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 | 3,341 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 | 1,579 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: GM Markos vs. GM Saltaev, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
April 4, 2012 – 15:34 | One Comment | Rating: 0 | 841 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: GM Markos vs. GM Saltaev, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

The new video in the Grandmaster Explains has been released.  This time, Jan Markos does something unusual: he publicly contemplates upon his game against GM Mihail Saltaev. The theme of the video is a pawn …