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KaydenTroff "My Road To GM"


    • The End Of One Road, Beginning of Another Part 2

      Now it begins, the change.   Now as I mentioned in Part 1 (which if you haven't read click here: http://www.chess.com/blog/KaydenTroff/the-end-of-one-road-beginning-of-another-part-1), I will now talk about the changes I made from a few tournam... | Read More

    • The End Of One Road, Beginning of Another Part 1

      Hey Chess.com!  It's been quite a while! I've wanted to write another blog for the last few months but one thing after another and I've never gotten to doing it. But here it is finally!   In my last blog, I talked about playing in the 201... | Read More

    • One Year Older, Somewhat Richer, And a Little Bit Closer-- Playing In The US Championship

      In my last blog, I talked about having the opportunity to play in the 2013 US Championship (http://www.chess.com/blog/KaydenTroff/living-the-good-life).  That was the beginning of the tournament and included pictures of some of the players ge... | Read More

    • Living The Good Life-Playing in the US Championship

      IM Danny Rensch blogs about the US Championship-Great! Being invited to the US Championship-Amazing!! Watching the US Championship players get hair and makeup done-Priceless!!! It has always been an exciting experience to watch the US Champi... | Read More

    • Questions Anyone?

      I was asked recently by a fellow chess.com member (chessmaster102) who is writing an article for his local chess club newspaper to answer some questions about my chess.  Since I’d spent the time anyway…I thought it might make an interesting b... | Read More

    • I Am An IM

      There are many young players out there, and many that have dreams of becoming GMs and maybe even one of the top in the world someday.  I am definitely one of those young players that dreams of becoming one of the top players in the world someday,... | Read More

    • World Champion!!!

      Hey everybody! It has been a long time since I have last blogged, but it has been pretty crazy with the Holidays! And chess is always pretty busy for me! But with all the craziness I still figured I need to blog about the World Youth Chess Champio... | Read More

    • Gold!!

      I am reporting in from the WYCC. I just finished my last round and won in the World Youth Chess Championships!!!!  I tied for first at 9/11 and I am told that the first tiebreak is head-to-head matchup.  Since I beat the other kid with 9 that m... | Read More

    • USCL Name of the Week?

      For years I have only been able to watch the USCL (Since Utah doesn’t have a USCL Team), but this year I have the chance to be a GOTW (Game of the Week) Judge!  Every week in the United States Chess League I get to vote on the three candidate g... | Read More

    • 2012 US Junior, Better Than Last Year!!! Part 2

      I realize that it has been quite awhile since my last blog and even longer since the Junior.  I have been very busy the last few months and even right now I am in a plane on my way to play in the SPICE Cup Open in St. Louis, but I didn’t want t... | Read More