Daniel Naroditsky becomes Chess.com’s new lead commentator
We are delighted to announce that General Manager Daniel Naroditsky has officially signed as a main commentator of Chess.com! Now you’ll enjoy Danya’s insightful and humorous commentary on most of the chess events we cover, starting November 12 with the 2021 Speed Chess Championship, for which Naroditsky will be the lead commentator throughout. of the event. Be sure to log in to see the action of “The Prophet”!
Naroditsky is a popular face among chess fans around the world. With one of the most successful chess streams on Twitch and a very popular YouTube channel, Danya is a seasoned content creator. His deep understanding of the game and unmatched ability to explain complex chess concepts to less experienced players will certainly make Chess.com broadcasts even better!
Naroditsky isn’t just familiar to those on Twitch and YouTube. The American Grandmaster has also contributed regularly to Chess.com over the years. Naroditsky has written many entertaining and educational articles and has written a lesson on how to be successful in bullet and blitz. He has also commented on many Chess.com events like the Junior Speed Chess Championship, Bullet Chess Championship, PogChamps, and more!
Danya was also the spirit behind one of the best-known episodes in PogChamps history. After star streamer MoistCr1tikal took down xQc in just six hits, Cr1tikal said the secret to his success was Naroditsky’s lessons. Cr1tikal revealed that Danya predicted that the exact line would occur and nicknamed her trainer “The Prophet”.
Chess.com Chief Chess Officer Daniel Rensch commented:
“Daniel Naroditsky has long been a pioneer of online chess, be it streaming, in-game or in commentary. As a commentator, Daniel’s passion for the game and his dedication to sharing that passion with the public is always evident. We couldn’t be happier to have him at the helm of our commentary and bringing his passion for the game directly to fans. Daniel will also play a major role in shaping the future of events on Chess. com, and we welcome him as an immediately impactful team member for The Chess.com Distribution Strategies.
Daniel will also play a major role in shaping the future of events on Chess.com.