Yesterday I wrote about how I'd played chess in my school days. In those days I got involved with the UK Chess Challenge, not as a player, but doing section control (e.g. the pairings) and board marshalling. This competition was run by a man calle... | Read More
Post on my new tactics trainer goal:
24 hours into the challenge and I've already broken 2100 from 2000!
Tactics trainer is about finding the best mo... | Read More
School is drawing to a close (10 School Days) and I am planning on becoming more active once it ends. But for now until June 5, I will not be active, so please do not challenge me to any games or leave any notes, if you really wis... | Read More
Countdown & 2015 Summer Camp Guide
Chess Fun & Training....& a Whole Lot More! Limited Space
Upper East Side |West Side | Greenwich Village | New Brooklyn & New Hamptons Locations Too !
What Happe... | Read More
I would love to play a master , please somebody challenge me | Read More
I came across this while doing research on a game I played. For a chance to win a one-month gold membership, follow the instructions below:
1) Friend me and private Message me with the answer. Do NOT post it here... doing so will results in n... | Read More
I saw this article on chessbase:
It's about the final grand prix event for the current cycle. I then realized I had no clue what that meant. So for everyone else that doesn't ... | Read More
the gift of value is the absensence of fear. people who live with fear grow up standing at the end of every line. people who live with praise learn to stand alone and lead their parade, even it's raining. people who are spoiled with indulgence and... | Read More
May 15, 2015
the Vice Women's World Chess Champion, becomes
the offi... | Read More
The Garden State Chess League has a history online going back as far as 2009. The Lehigh Valley Chess Club has a history of being included in this league since the 2013-2014 season. Thanks to the discussion that started at the 2013 USATE Champions... | Read More
IM Rensch said, "This show is about rap songs and dinosaurs."
It's also about exciting chess and sparkling commentary.
You be the judge. Here's today's show.
It's Bullet ... | Read More
USCF Rating: 1624
Year to date: +94
After a successful first quarter both training-wise and competition-wise, I've decided to continue my current training regimen unchanged through the second quarter.
I am continuing to use Anki on a daily ba... | Read More
Grandmaster Valeriy Aveskulov will be playing an online chess simul on Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 1:45 PM Pacific Time (PDT) right here on Chess.com!
The games will be played in Chess.com's Live Chess server. The time control is 45|45; that is, 4... | Read More
IM Diptayan Ghosh is the youngest chess player in the list of top-20 players of our country - India. He is the highest rated International Master from our country. He is much ahead of many well known Grand Masters in ratings. He is a boy from West... | Read More
A teammate at The Unsound Openers recently challenged me to a correspondence game, and was willing to let me play the Smith-Morra Gambit. After my previous try-out with this opening, I was eager to discover other variations and ready to dive into ... | Read More
Improve your visualization skills and your chess in general with some blindfold chess! Here's a good blog about the benefits of blindfold chess: http://improveyourchessornot.blogspot.ca/2013/04/the-black-art-of-calculation-blindfold.html
To play B... | Read More
These Guidelines were originally posted by Jayant Ahuja.
One should not take the assistance of a chess engine to explore next best moves. Chess engines are for pre-match preparations or for post-match analysis, not for use as a cheating tool.
On... | Read More
The following exercises are for the students of KLA Chess Club, of Keiller Leadership Academy, a title I K-8 charter public school located in San Diego, CA. Chess is offered as an everyday class for middle school students and as an after school... | Read More
Hey everybody testing out this blog feature :)Looking forward to playing with people! Actually the best at my local club already so maybe here people can play at my level ;)
(probably much better!)
You can add me if you want, I'm sorta lost on t... | Read More
I am constantly asked by students why stalemate is a draw and not a win. My answer (rightly or wrongly) is that chess is a better game because stalemate is a draw. Narrowly superior positions such as pawn up endings and even equal pawn endings oft... | Read More