Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com UPDATE ! FIDE FUTURITY July 27-31st THE FIDE FUTURITY A IS NOW CLOSED !! BUT THERE ARE STILL OPEN SPOTS IN THE B FUTURITY! Futurity A is now full ! We now have 26 players signed up in the three closed events. Looking for the remaining four players to fill up the B tournament this...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/fide-futurity-two-spots-left-july-27-31stMon, 20 Jul 2015 12:52:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/fide-futurity-two-spots-left-july-27-31stSummer Chess Festival 2015 Come Play!Four tournaments at one location over the couse of 7 days ! This is the chess event you have always dreamed of ! www.DaytonChessFestival.com   http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/summer-chess-festival-2015-come-playSun, 05 Jul 2015 05:01:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/summer-chess-festival-2015-come-playDAYTON CHESS FESTIVAL July 27th-August 2ndYour Chess Summer Ends with a Bang! www.DaytonChessFestival.com www.OhioChessAcademy.com is a proud sponsor of a new chess event! This event will make for a great learning experience for up & coming players as many strong players from the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/dayton-chess-festival-july-27th-august-2ndFri, 03 Jul 2015 11:06:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/dayton-chess-festival-july-27th-august-2ndDAYTON CHESS FESTIVAL (Earn your FIDE Rating!)The line up is almost complete for the Dayton Masters. If you or someone you know who a FIDE rating of 2400 or above would like to fill the final spot please contact me ! July 27-July 31 Dayton Masters FIDE RR Grandmaster Vladimir Georgiev (MKD)...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/dayton-chess-festivalThu, 14 May 2015 08:07:06 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/dayton-chess-festivalEarn YOUR FIDE Title at the Dayton Chess Fest !Dear Chess.com Friends, I want to invite all of you to the Dayton Chess Festival this July in Dayton Ohio for a week of chess that promises to be a jam packed chess extravaganza. From July 27th to August 1st there will be at least four tournament...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/earn-your-fide-title-at-the-dayton-chess-festMon, 20 Apr 2015 20:16:15 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/earn-your-fide-title-at-the-dayton-chess-festThe Secret to the French DefenseHi Lovers of Defense and Counter Attack! I am going to share with you a very simple idea for understanding the best defense to 1.e4. Wait a second, did I say best ? Yes I did. The French Defense might not be as popular as the hyper theoretical Sic...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-secret-to-the-french-defenseTue, 10 Feb 2015 21:31:42 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-secret-to-the-french-defenseThe Game EVERYONE Should Know!!A true masterpiece of chess play. This game is widely considered the most famous game of all time! Paul Morphy (an unofficial world champion of chess) played with an efficient, deadly skill that is a joy to observe. Study the classic games of the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-game-everyone-should-know2Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:43:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-game-everyone-should-know2Brain Food = Better Chess !Hello Everyone! I am happy to annouce the release of my first (coauthored with my wife) chess ebook ! "The Chess Player's Recipe Book: 20 Brain Enhancing Meals, Snacks and Drinks" For chess.com readers I would like to share a recipe and puzzle ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/brain-food--better-chessWed, 17 Dec 2014 20:55:05 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/brain-food--better-chessTis the Season to Level Up Your ChessHello Chess.com users! Here is a game I played this month at the Kings Island Open in Ohio. The tournament was won by US Champ Gata Kamsky. I myself had a good start winning my first three games, here is my second round effort.     I teach...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/tis-the-season-to-level-up-your-chessTue, 25 Nov 2014 11:57:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/tis-the-season-to-level-up-your-chessWright Brothers OpenLess than one week to go! GMs Georgiev and Mitkov GM Kudrin   GM Krush GM Kacheishvili http://www.chess.com/article/view/2nd-annual-wright-brothers-openhttp://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/wright-brothers-openMon, 29 Sep 2014 07:10:26 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/wright-brothers-open"Boor Bounty" After Party Swiss Double Event Tournament  Chess Earth Cincy Tornado: "The After Party: Swiss Double"- speed chess tourney $20EF afterwards  Saturday,  Sept  20th,  2014New Start Time: 9:00 am 1st Round Cincinnati Monthly Chess Tournament Our Cincy Tornado's have a n...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/quotboor-bountyquot-after-party-swiss-double-event-tournamentWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:19:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/quotboor-bountyquot-after-party-swiss-double-event-tournamentThe Ohio Chess CongressThe 70th Ohio Chess Congress held at the Dayton Chess Club   Aug. 30-Sept. 1 $7,200 Guaranteed in Prizes  with Four Sections: OPEN: $1,000-700-400-300-200 (U2200: $450).....OPEN Section FIDE rated. U2000: $750-500-300 U1700: $750-450-250 U140...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-chess-congressMon, 11 Aug 2014 21:59:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-chess-congressThe Ohio Masters OpenThe Dayton Chess Club with the Ohio Chess Academy Proudly Presents The Ohio Masters Chess Tournament - July 25-27, 2014 The tournament is Open to everyone (Just like the US Open) Unique OPEN FormatONE OPEN SECTION, OPEN TO ALL 5-SS, G/90 d5, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-masters-openSun, 15 Jun 2014 16:10:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-masters-openThe Ohio Masters (Open Invitation!)As many of you know I have complained in the past about the state of chess in the US and now, with the support of the Dayton Chess Club, I have helped organize what I consider to be the ultimate chess tournament format (minus corporate sponsorship...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-masters-open-invitationTue, 15 Apr 2014 08:40:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/the-ohio-masters-open-invitationTHINGS YOU WOULD CHANGE ABOUT US CHESS1. A chess federation that actually worked to create a sponsored profesional circuit rather than just selling memberships /magazine subscriptions and promoting lucrative scholastic events. 2. A fair tournament qualifcation process for the US Ch...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/top-ten-things-you-would-change-about-us-chessFri, 28 Mar 2014 09:15:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/top-ten-things-you-would-change-about-us-chessRigging Tournaments for Norms ?Columbus Ohio, CCL IM Norm Round Robin. The first norm (Internationl Master requirement) tournament in central Ohio history and the second such event in the state is currently taking place from  Febuary 14th-18th. This a closed 10 player even...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/should-norm-hunters-be-allowed-to-play-against-their-coachesSat, 15 Feb 2014 07:46:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/should-norm-hunters-be-allowed-to-play-against-their-coachesUsing BitCoin to purchase Chess Training To the best of my knowledge I am the first chess coach to accept bitcoin as a method of payment for services! In addition to this new feature I am also throwing in a free gold membership to ChessTempo.com for students who purchase a month of les...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/using-bitcoin-to-purchase-chess-trainingWed, 05 Feb 2014 12:34:02 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/using-bitcoin-to-purchase-chess-trainingLearn the Najdorf by studying FischerAnother night of live streaming chess analysis. Join us at www.TheChessFiles.weebly.com as we delve deeper in the sicillian labyrinth. Hosted by FM Carl Boor (that is me) the show is an open format Q&A analysis where the audience can watch an...http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/learn-the-najdorf-by-studying-fischerWed, 22 Jan 2014 18:05:20 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/learn-the-najdorf-by-studying-fischerAnother night with the NajdorfCome visit my live stream at www.TheChessFiles.weebly.com where we will be exploring early Bobby Fischer games in the hope of building a strong foundation in the Najdorf Sicillian. http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/another-night-with-the-najdorfTue, 21 Jan 2014 18:28:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/another-night-with-the-najdorfExplorations in the Najdorf, young Fischerhttp://www.twitch.tv/carlboor www.TheChessFiles.weebly.com Live streamcast of chess analysis...joining the party! UPDATE: If you missed the show here is a highlight from the 2+ hour analysis.   Watch live video from CarlBoor on TwitchTV http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/explorations-in-the-najdorf-young-fischerMon, 20 Jan 2014 21:13:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Boorchess/explorations-in-the-najdorf-young-fischer