Hi Lovers of Defense and Counter Attack!
I am going to share with you a very simple idea for understanding the best defense to 1.e4. Wait a second, did I say best ? Yes I did. The French Defense might not be as popular as the hyper theoretical Sic... | Read More
A true masterpiece of chess play. This game is widely considered the most famous game of all time! Paul Morphy (an unofficial world champion of chess) played with an efficient, deadly skill that is a joy to observe. Study the classic games of the ... | Read More
I am happy to annouce the release of my first (coauthored with my wife) chess ebook !
"The Chess Player's Recipe Book: 20 Brain Enhancing Meals, Snacks and Drinks"
For chess.com readers I would like to share a recipe and puzzle ... | Read More
Hello Chess.com users! Here is a game I played this month at the Kings Island Open in Ohio. The tournament was won by US Champ Gata Kamsky. I myself had a good start winning my first three games, here is my second round effort.
I teach... | Read More
Less than one week to go!
GMs Georgiev and Mitkov
http://www.chess.com/article/view/2nd-annual-wright-brothers-open | Read More
Cincy Tornado: "The After Party: Swiss Double"- speed chess tourney $20EF afterwards
Saturday, Sept 20th, 2014New Start Time: 9:00 am 1st Round
Cincinnati Monthly Chess Tournament
Our Cincy Tornado's have a n... | Read More
The 70th Ohio Chess Congress held at the Dayton Chess Club
Aug. 30-Sept. 1
$7,200 Guaranteed in Prizes with Four Sections:
OPEN: $1,000-700-400-300-200 (U2200: $450).....OPEN Section FIDE rated.
U140... | Read More
The Dayton Chess Club with the Ohio Chess Academy Proudly Presents
The Ohio Masters
Chess Tournament – July 25-27, 2014
The tournament is Open to everyone (Just like the US Open)
Unique OPEN FormatONE OPEN SECTION, OPEN TO ALL
5-SS, G/90 d5... | Read More
As many of you know I have complained in the past about the state of chess in the US and now, with the support of the Dayton Chess Club, I have helped organize what I consider to be the ultimate chess tournament format (minus corporate sponsorship... | Read More
1. A chess federation that actually worked to create a sponsored profesional circuit rather than just selling memberships /magazine subscriptions and promoting lucrative scholastic events.
2. A fair tournament qualifcation process for the US Ch... | Read More