Here is the USCF calendar of events: For any other information use the link(s) provided below.
Plan Ahead Calendar
North American Directory of Major Tournaments
If you have a major event (a USCF Nat... | Read More
I will share an article that I read in the Watertown Daily Times. Attorney Henry Leader is sponsoring his annual "Mind Blast" chess tournament in Gouvernuer New York on Saturday 9 March at 10:00am. At the community center in Gouvernuer on Trinity ... | Read More
I have self diagnosed my problem: Obsessive Chess Disorder. I think many of my friends have this problem also. It can be detected quite easily.
If you have any or all of the listed symptoms then you likely have O.C.D. also.
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This was in my garden with a web over a green pepper plant. Any clue what type of spider it is? Never seen one before. The one in my garden was about the size of my thumb. I have big hands too!! | Read More
PLEASE DO NOT VOTE YET. LET'S DISCUSS ALL OF THE OPTIONS; AND REACH A CONSENSUS BEFORE WE GO IN TO THE VOTING BOOTH. THANK YOU.
PLEASE VOTE FOR: | Read More
I found this game/puzzle in the book "Imagination in Chess" by Paata Gaprindashvili. All of the puzzles in this book are extremely good. (I highly recommend this book!!) They are designed to teach you to make certain that what seems obvious is a g... | Read More
How to Create a PGN Game File
Go to the Chess.com Analysis Board and Editor. Then, click on "Game Editor" on the right side of the browser.
After clicking on "Game Editor", press the "Set Begin" button below and then you can start entering all t... | Read More
I am posting this to help IM Attila Turzo to gather 1000 opponents
1000 Bright Minds
Would you like to join to the Challenge of the New Year?
Be one of the 1000 Bright Minds!
I am International Master Attila Turzo and I will play a si... | Read More
GM G Serper wrote a couple of great articles with tactical tests. These links will find them:
http://www.chess.com/article/view/tactical-super-te... | Read More
This article in chessopedia shows a few great examples of a rook lift.
http://www.chess.com/chessopedia/view/rook-lift | Read More