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 Gorey Xmas rapidGorey Chess club held their annual Christmas Blitz Competition last Monday 15th December. A record 18 players partook in the contest including players from Wexford and Wicklow. At the end of the 6 round competition, the first seed and Irish Intern...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-xmas-rapidThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:44:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-xmas-rapidGorey vs Wexford matchA recent 2 legged match between Gorey chess club and Wexford chess club took place in recent weeks. Wexford Chess club won the 1st leg 3-2 in Gorey but the Gorey team recovered strongly to win the 2nd leg 4-1 in Wexford to win the match overall. H...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-vs-wexford-matchThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:42:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-vs-wexford-matchThe best Trainers...The best Trainers are those who show where to look but do NOT tell what to see... http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/the-best-trainersFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:15:47 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/the-best-trainersGorey Chess Club news...Hi everyone I would like to say a few words about the various chess matches over the past few weeks. Firstly I would like to congratulate the Gorey Team and their Captain, Stephen Considine who made their debut in competitive chess on Saturday 8t...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-chess-club-newsSun, 16 Nov 2014 13:21:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/gorey-chess-club-newsJohn LACY's CHESS gem...Joe FLOOD (1202) vs John LACY (1313) - IRL TEAM Champ.- 15 Nov. 2014 - Rathmines vs Gorey   1.Nf3 d6 Delayed centre Ctrl. 2.d4 g6 Long diagonal Ctrl. 3.g3 Bg7 Same REMark as before. 4.Bg2 Nd7 Safely developing in-behind P structure to support ......http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacys-chess-gemSat, 15 Nov 2014 16:44:34 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacys-chess-gemEvan BYRNE in Gorey Guardian...Evan BYRNE savours Munster win - Gorey Guardian 28 Oct. 2014 Evan BYRNE travelled to Limerick last weekend to take part in the 1st. under 13 open of the season, the Badminton Munster Open. Evan BYRNE went all the way in the singles, defeating  ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/evan-byrne-in-gorey-guardianTue, 28 Oct 2014 06:41:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/evan-byrne-in-gorey-guardianCHESS square Ctrl. TeST for Jnrs.CHESS TeST 100% Trainer & author = Manuel GARDENES   Trainee = 0 http://blog.chess.com/Manu-Trainer Instructions: Fill only grey areas Date = 30 Dec 1899 No. B) CHESS square Ctrl. Answer Diagnosis REMarks (Square, centre & coordinates C...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-square-ctrl-test-for-jnrsSun, 26 Oct 2014 17:06:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-square-ctrl-test-for-jnrsCHESS rules basics TeST Jnr. averageCHESS TeST 100% Trainer & author = Manuel GARDENES   Trainee = http://blog.chess.com/Manu-Trainer Instructions: Fill only grey areas Date =   No. CHESS GAMe rules Answer Diagnosis REMarks (Rules basics & simple criteria) (OK?) (Clari...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-rules-basics-test-jnr-average2Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:45:45 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-rules-basics-test-jnr-average2CHESS rules basics TeST for Jnrs.No. CHESS GAMe rules Answer (Rules basics & simple criteria) 1 Symbol of Pawn?   2 Symbol of kNight?   3 Symbol of Bishop?   4 Symbol of Rook?   5 Symbol of Queen?   6 Symbol of King?   7 Value of Pawn?   8 Value of kNight?   9 Value...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-rules-basics-test-for-jnrsSun, 26 Oct 2014 13:22:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/chess-rules-basics-test-for-jnrsBadminton & Chess Jnr. Champ.!!Evan BYRNE = U13 Munster Badminton Champ.!! Evan BYRNE = Gorey Chess Club Vice-Champ.! So we do have a 'double champ.'... a great honour for Gorey Chess Club plus Gorey community as well... sooner or later the trainee will become the trainer ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/badminton-amp-chess-jnr-champWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:46:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/badminton-amp-chess-jnr-champBlindfold special skills...!?Blindfold special skills tooling =  May seem 'magic' or having special powers or the like; the truth is that it is just TECHnique achieved via SYStematic 'Mind Training'... Allow me to forward a universal example: I am sure 100% of you do re...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/blindfold-special-skillsWed, 08 Oct 2014 17:25:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/blindfold-special-skillsMind Training paradox...?!As Trainer, at my time of life, when wisdom plus strategy compensates being finished (most interesting paradox), my main TarGeT, regardless of training subject, is to focus 100% on 'Mind Training' approach so as to R&D 'special skill...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/mind-training-paradoxWed, 08 Oct 2014 13:28:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/mind-training-paradoxWexford Chess exhibition resultsGorey 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...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/wexford-chess-exhibition-resultsThu, 02 Oct 2014 06:24:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/wexford-chess-exhibition-resultsJohn LACY 3rd. in IRL Veterans Champ.!John LACY, nowadays Gorey Champ., came 3rd. in Irish Veterans Champ. 2014!! Bronze for him plus honours to Gorey Chess Club... So proud to have trained him for such an event... http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacy-3rd-in-irl-veterans-champSat, 27 Sep 2014 03:29:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacy-3rd-in-irl-veterans-champWorld Mind Games online Champ.!?World 'Mind Games' online Tournament !? Feel free to follow or REGister... Most useful for 'Mind Training' purposes... See official link: www.onlinewmg.com See tournament rules on: http://www.chess.com/article/view/official-2014-mind-games-t...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/world-mind-games-online-champThu, 18 Sep 2014 05:08:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/world-mind-games-online-champJohn LACY in Irish Veterans Champ.!!John LACY, nowadays Gorey Chess Champ., has REGistered for the 'Irish Veterans Champ.'. We do feel extremely proud that a Gorey Snr. player represents us in such important competition. Wishing all the best to our Snr. promise!! Seamus HALPE...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacy-in-irish-veterans-champWed, 17 Sep 2014 05:09:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/john-lacy-in-irish-veterans-champWexford Chess exhibition...!?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...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/wexford-chess-exhibitionTue, 16 Sep 2014 15:54:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/wexford-chess-exhibitionAindreas HEAPHY blindfold RECord !!Aindreas HEAPHY new blindfold CHESS RECord = 20 moves !! http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/aindreas-heaphy-blindfold-recordTue, 02 Sep 2014 16:28:44 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/aindreas-heaphy-blindfold-recordEvan BYRNE drawing vs Trainer!!Most meretricious draw of Evan BYRNE vs myself in 1st. round of personal match to the best of 3 GAMes!! Manuel GARDENES (blindfold) vs Evan BYRNE - 2 Sep. 2014 1st. match (best of 3)   1.e4 g6 Long diagonal Ctrl. 2.Bc4 d6 Setting P chain so as ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/evan-byrne-drawing-vs-trainerTue, 02 Sep 2014 16:23:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/evan-byrne-drawing-vs-trainerTailor-made TUTORIALS plus DEMOs!! Tailor-made TUTORIALS plus DEMOs as well as SYStem repertoire, personalised training programmes, Mix Strategies (universal ones) and so on and so forth... for around 5 ⬠!! Regarding CHESS, Mind Training, Decision Making... etc. http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/tailor-made-tutorials-plus-demos2Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:54:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Manu-Trainer/tailor-made-tutorials-plus-demos2