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FM Carl Boor


    • The Secret to the French Defense

      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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Feb 10, 2015
      • | 1707 views
      • | 9 comments
    • The Game EVERYONE Should Know!!

      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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Dec 26, 2014
      • | 3344 views
      • | 7 comments
    • Brain Food = Better Chess !

      Hello Everyone! 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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Dec 17, 2014
      • | 1755 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Tis the Season to Level Up Your Chess

      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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Nov 25, 2014
      • | 2874 views
      • | 10 comments
    • Wright Brothers Open

      Less than one week to go! GMs Georgiev and Mitkov GM Kudrin   GM Krush GM Kacheishvili http://www.chess.com/article/view/2nd-annual-wright-brothers-open | Read More

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Sep 29, 2014
      • | 1365 views
      • | 0 comments
    • "Boor Bounty" After Party Swiss Double Event Tournament

       Chess Earth 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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Sep 17, 2014
      • | 1351 views
      • | 2 comments
    • The Ohio Chess Congress

      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. U2000: $750-500-300 U1700: $750-450-250 U140... | Read More

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Aug 11, 2014
      • | 1601 views
      • | 2 comments
    • The Ohio Masters Open

      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

    • The Ohio Masters (Open Invitation!)

      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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Apr 15, 2014
      • | 1873 views
      • | 6 comments
    • THINGS YOU WOULD CHANGE ABOUT US CHESS

      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

      • FM Boorchess
      • | Mar 28, 2014
      • | 2223 views
      • | 21 comments