18373 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Me doing some problems in the Tactics Trainer. Hopefully this is helpful to somebody!
Thanks for the feedback and comments.
I enjoyed this a lot, but....
It was truly the audience watching you solve problems. If that was your intention, fine, it was good.
If you wanted to use this as a teaching forum or wanted to involve your audience more, I suggest:
1) Don't worry about the time or you score, but take your time and explain your thoughts in detail as you go. Key squares, key moves. If you're looking for mate, or a draw, or whatever.
2) Do a review of each problem afterwards explaining why certain moves were made.
A couple of times you thought for a while and then made a series of moves without much explanation. Near the end you quickly solved a problem and went on to the next one with no discussion.
Thanks for doing this. I'll enjoy watching whatever you do.
The Knight promotion problem was quite involved. I found it instructive how you used the process of elimination. The f pawn push was the initial candidate, but I liked how you said Black just waits with the Rook and there is no profit. Then what? At first the g pawn push just looked wrong, until you hit on the Knight underpromotion.
Thanks and keep up the good work Zibb. Break a leg in your tournament.
Really enjoyed this style of video, thanks!! Often some of us lower tacticians can visualize just fine, but having your intuition as a guide is really damn helpful.
View complete profile
Tactics Trainer #5
by zibbit 2 months ago
Patterns from French Defence
Patterns in K+P Endgames
by zibbit 3 months ago
New contender for top dog on Chess.com?
2015 Reykjavik Open - Fridrik Olafsson 80th Birthday Tournament
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!