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 Updates, Politics and Games!Updates, thoughts and more politics. The past few months have seen a lot of chess activity.  I have been keeping myself busy with several things, so let's start! First of all - I played in two tournaments in December.  The first one was a GM N...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/updates-politics-and-gamesFri, 08 Feb 2013 15:42:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/updates-politics-and-gamesBack into Chess and the month of super-tournamentsIn my last blog entry, I mentioned I had some trouble this summer playing chess.  I haven't been studying or playing for about a month and I must say I feel very motivated to participate in events and keep improving again!  The rating loss was t...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/back-into-chess-and-the-month-of-super-tournamentsFri, 21 Sep 2012 10:34:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/back-into-chess-and-the-month-of-super-tournamentsTough SummerEveryone has them.  It's those times that you tell your friends you are finally quitting chess.  When your rating can't get any lower.  When you pass a bunch of kids playing bughouse and you think to yourself 'hey, maybe I should give that a tr...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/tough-summerWed, 22 Aug 2012 09:06:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/tough-summerChess Politics - messing up the wonderful Iberoamerican ChampionshipPolitics are unavoidable.  When a sport reaches a certain magnitude, and achieves a certain fan base, it becomes clear that there must be some sort of overall governing body. Chess is one of the most played games in this world.  It has millions...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/chess-politics---messing-up-the-wonderful-iberoamerican-championshipTue, 24 Apr 2012 15:41:15 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/chess-politics---messing-up-the-wonderful-iberoamerican-championshipChoosing your TournamentsHello! This is my very first blog post as a member of the chess.com team.  I believe that chess.com is already an excellent chess website, and will continue growing at a very fast pace!  The future is certainly very exciting. Feel free to cont...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/choosing-your-tournamentsWed, 28 Mar 2012 16:48:11 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/choosing-your-tournamentsThe English Ogre edges out China's chess princessThe Chess talk of last week, obviously, was all about Gibraltar.  If you aren't entirely familiar with the Gibraltar chess congress, I urge you to go to the main website (http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/) and look it up.  I'ts a fabulous e...http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/the-english-ogre-edges-out-chinas-chess-princessSat, 04 Feb 2012 11:57:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/LittlePeasant/the-english-ogre-edges-out-chinas-chess-princess