Gorey Guardian, Tuesday, September 30, 2014
WEXFORD CHESS SIMULTANEOUS AT THE TALBOT HOTEL
Champion chess event
2 chess champions remained undefeated after taking on 25 challengers in Wexford's 1st. Chess Simultaneous in the Talbot Hotel.
Form... | Read More
I learned the rules of chess as a kid and played club chess a bit as a kid but that has been about the extent of my abilities but I have always wanted to improve. It is a daunting challenge when you just look at it. I always tended to play very co... | Read More
MY TEAM MATCH RULES
I lead five small groups and organize many team matches. In order in future to ensure a smooth running I put my personal team match rules.
I don't accept team match challenges, because the most groups put... | Read More
1.b4 e5 2.f4
2. Game with analysis
3. Complete text of the analysis of the game
5. Other blogs of mine on this opening
First a small introduction of the... | Read More
I recently received a game challenge from a member and as I usually do, I checked out his form and recent games. He has one game in progress but, has taken time out and is on vacation, after his opponent has made the first and only move of th... | Read More
The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move:
1. c4A flank opening, it is the fourth most popular and, according to various databases, anywhere from one of the two most successful to the fourth most succ... | Read More
So Greg decided to release his midseason power rankings, meaning I need to one-up/challenge him with my own version :)
Unlike Greg's version, in which he ranks the teams by how likely they are to win the championship, I'm ranking teams by how wel... | Read More
Dear readers, please take note that I am a Christian, so this review reflects some of my religion, so other Christians will make more sense of it, but you can still read it, it just may not make as much sense to you.
First of all, I just... | Read More
The defending champs had their backs against the wall and it was only week 3. The Sharks had the misfortune of starting 0-2 and were rewarded with the challenge of facing Knights and the great Gata to salvage their season.
It took nine games but ... | Read More
Carpe Diem had lost her leader and most precious member.But Vikings still remain strong and can fight against any fool who challenge them.. including team russia | Read More
In the spirit of confessionals, here is a game with Gunners2004. Yes I got "gunned down" as RandomJeff would say, but with seemingly innocent moves that simply left me helpless. I used this game in a study session with "HTRYC" gro... | Read More
Baltimore Kingfishers vs. Manhattan Applesauce
GM Akshayraj Kore (2543) - GM Robert Hungaski (2551)
IM Levan Bregadze (2530) - FM Andrew Shvartsman (2432)
IM Tegshsuren Enkhbat (2450) - FM Rico Salimbagat (2286)
NM Mark Ashland (2068) - NM Lev... | Read More
Prologue: The Spartan City State (Sparta) produced what is probably the most iconic military in ancient history. The ancient Spartan warriors were known for their bravery, professionalism and tactical skills in and out of combat. At their zenit... | Read More
Scholastic Chess Tourney with an Open section. They appreciate adults playing in the open as it helps train the kids for Nationals and other tournies.
No money. Trophies and ribbons for placing. USCF rated.
Please come out and join in the ... | Read More
Gorey Guardian - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by Maria PEPPER
(corrected by myself)
CHESS players will have a chance to test their skills at an exhibition taking place in the Talbot Hotel on Wednesday, September 24.
2 internationally-rated playe... | Read More
yea, flirting on here is (1) pointless and (2) creepy.
also, if i dont take ur challenge, making several more isnt gonna change my mind. | Read More
The Evans Gambit is a chess opening characterised by the moves:
1. e4 e52. Nf3 Nc63. Bc4 Bc54. b4Brief Description:The gambit is named after the Welsh sea Captain William Davies Evans, the first player known to have employed it. The first game wi... | Read More
When I am not playing chess or gracing the Chess.com forums with my presence, I am either programming or teaching.
Yesterday I saw one of my students was playing checkers (Makot in Thai) on his phone. I asked him about it and he said he plays eve... | Read More
We're still looking at games from the 2014 Michigan Open.
This next one I hesitated over including, because the computers are not impressed (the evals do not change much). However, I am fairly confident the decision made in the game was the cor... | Read More
The 2nd Sinquefield Cup took place in St. Louis from August 27th-September 7th at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis featuring a prize fund of $315,000. The 2nd Sinquefield Cup produced the highest average starting rating for any ... | Read More