~ "Random Note" is a new feature to my blogs as I can't cover all interesting facts in blogs. ~
Random Note *NEW!*: [My Chess.Com rating has never been over 1350. I lose most of my games. But yet I am not a "beginner"!]
Even grandma... | Read More
Boosting your rating
When playing a player who's rating is higher than yours, aim to draw.
Do not play against players who have a way lower rating than you (by way lower I mean 1000 compared to 800) because if you win you will not gain many poin... | Read More
[I volunteered to be a Chess.Com greeter and I win most of my online chess games by time :D]
Firstly, a game with adam7777 with Live Chess. Time: 10|0. Ended with a stalemate with my opponent having 3 queens :O Just want to show you the stalemate... | Read More
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1. e4 e5 openings and 1. e4 c5 openings
In my opinion e5 is not the best move if White plays e4 but most beginners I play against play this. The reason why is because White can keep harassing black's e-pawn and he has to eventually give in. Howev... | Read More
Tactis are an important part of playing, and winning, chess. Here are some puzzles using tactics where you gain material and/or checkmate. Some of the positions are from my own games. Some are slightly modified and some I made up myself.
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Try to guess the checkmates. Clues: Try Scholar's Checkmate, Fool's Mate and a checkmate with the Queen and Knight alone. The rest are pretty easy you don't need clues
When this blog gets 10 comments I will post: Checkmates - Beginner | Read More