Chess, one of the most popular and widespread strategic games on our planet, which human-beings have been playing for many years. Seriously, what’s not to love about chess? It’s good for your brains, develops memory and logical thinking and is extremely interesting. Learn how to play, watch professionals and grandmasters discussing strategies, learn amazing facts you’ve never heard of. All that and more on Best YouTube Chess Channels. Experienced players will share their knowledge and comment the most famous chess games and help you understand grandmasters’ tactics in this games. Become a better player and learn new things about chess with Best YouTube Chess Channels!

1. ChessNetwork

254,816 subscribers
I'm a self-taught National Master of chess out of Pennsylvania, the USA who learned how to play from my father in 1988 at the age of 8. The purpose of this channel is to share my knowledge of chess to help others improve their game. I enjoy continuing to improve my understanding of this great game, albeit slowly. Consider subscribing here on YouTube for frequent chess content.

2. thechesswebsite

268,095 subscribers
All chess videos are brought to you by From an early age, I started playing chess. Once I began to get older I played competitively on a regular basis. Since I first learned how to play chess, I have learned many things, some basic and some advanced. All that I have learned I hope to teach through YouTube.


174,184 subscribers
What is The #1 place to play free online chess and learn chess rules, openings & strategies. You can also find chess games, discuss chess in the forums, do puzzles, explore downloads, & shop chess-related stuff.

4. Saint Louis Chess Club

157,837 subscribers
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis brings in a rotation of the top players in the country to fill the role of Resident Grandmaster. These top players present lectures to our Chess Club members each week, and we offer everything from kids and adult beginner classes to advanced lectures featuring in-depth Grandmaster analysis. We capture these lectures and share them on YouTube in an effort to make the game of chess more accessible, and more fun. Watch.


107,489 subscribers
Grandmaster Chess Videos - We have the largest FREE chess video collection of Grandmaster and master content on the internet!

6. agadmator's Chess Channel

179,552 subscribers
Hello everyone - This is a chess channel :) Here you can find interesting things about chess, chess news, rare footage some amazing games.

7. kingscrusher

90,232 subscribers
My name is Tryfon Gavriel, I Candidate Master, British Regional Master. Reached peak ECF rating of 212 (equivalent to about 2350 USCF) in July 2014, and 216 rapids (within rank top 50). My videos include: 1. Analysis of master games (all your heart could desire, from Morphy to Carlsen) 2. Analysis of my own personal games 3: Evolution of Chess Style 4: Blitz-chess with live commentary 5. Warzone Tournaments with live commentary.

8. MatoJelic

117,115 subscribers
Why is this chess channel so amazing? This YouTube channel is a great place for beginner and intermediate players to watch entertaining chess videos. As chess is an exceptional mind game, it requires a large amount of skill and practice as well as strategy. There is more to chess strategy than many people think and with these free chess videos, you can learn how to play chess like a champion in a very short period. You can also learn how to attack aggressively to win or how to spot key quiet moves and still move in for the win.

9. Magnus Carlsen

136,044 subscribers
This is the Official YouTube home of the World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen. Find updates from chess tournaments, personal updates, chess tutorials, and information about Magnus Carlsen's chess app and associated chess products, Play Magnus.

10. PowerPlayChess

41,044 subscribers
Grandmaster Daniel King shares his expertise and passion for the game of chess. It's free to subscribe. If you like these short clips, do check out his Power Play DVD series in the ChessBase shop (link below).

11. Chessexplained

28,833 subscribers
This is the Chess Channel of Christof Sielecki. I am an International Master from Germany with an Elo Rating of 2441 (April 2017). On this channel, I present various chess videos, ranging from online blitz videos with commentary to various other subjects. Suggestions for future videos are welcome!

12. John Bartholomew

55,202 subscribers
Greetings! This is a channel by IM John Bartholomew (FIDE: 2455, USCF: 2541). I'm a 30-year-old chess professional from Minnesota, USA, and I post instructional chess content and bullet/blitz/standard videos recorded on popular sites like, ICC, and