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 FCA game #8Gm Gonzalez examines an aspiring game from local Miami player Carlos Cateriano. This was one of the many victims that got a glimpse of his potential when he ascended to the top of Florida chess tournaments.  http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-8Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:24:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-8FCA game #7GM Renier Gonzalez analyzes a game from Florida Chess Association board member Miguel Arrat. http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-7Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:03:42 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-7FCA game #6This has to be the shortest game in USCL history.  http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-6Sun, 08 Feb 2015 06:49:55 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-6Week 10 Miami vs AtlantaMarcel's game   Becerra's game Federico's game Oscar's game http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-10-miami-vs-atlantaSat, 07 Feb 2015 18:56:30 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-10-miami-vs-atlantaWeek 9 Miami vs DallasBecerra's game. Despite a disappointing team loss, GM Julio Becerra created a master piece and earn the game of the week.  Federico's game. To be fair to FM Gonzalez, this was not a fair match up but gladly took one for the team and gained some...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-9-miami-vs-dallasSat, 07 Feb 2015 18:55:10 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-9-miami-vs-dallasWeek 8 Sharks vs KingfishersHere is Renier's game. Our two Gm's held down draws on the top two boards while our 3rd and 4th board took care of their business. Becerra's game Federico's game. FM Gonzalez was the secret weapon for the Sharks Vlad's game. Expert Vlad Yano...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-8-sharks-vs-kingfishersSat, 07 Feb 2015 18:48:43 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/week-8-sharks-vs-kingfishersAnalysis of a Florida Chess Association player #5Here is the 5 game annotated by FM Marcel Martinez of a FCA player http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-5Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:49:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-5Analysis of a Florida Chess Association player #4This is the fourth game annotated by FM Marcel Martinez   http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-4Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:46:34 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-4Sharks vs Nor'easters Week 7 USCLNeeded to run the table to make the playoffs the sharks continued to play with momentum in week 7.   Marcel chose not to the play the opening "Manly" but finished the game off like a real brute!  Let me introduce one of our new secret weapon...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-noreasters-week-7-usclTue, 18 Nov 2014 11:44:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-noreasters-week-7-usclThe Sharks call in the reserves. Week 6 vs ConnecticutWith our boards 3 and 4 struggling for the season, the Sharks decide to switch things up.  Reserve player and assistant manager Vlad Yanovsky was thrusted into the line up in an emergency situation. Gaston Andretta had something come up with wor...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/the-sharks-call-in-the-reserves-week-6-vs-connecticutTue, 28 Oct 2014 19:06:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/the-sharks-call-in-the-reserves-week-6-vs-connecticutFCA game #3. By Miami Shark FM Marcel Martinezhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-3-by-miami-shark-fm-marcel-martinezSun, 26 Oct 2014 21:05:06 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/fca-game-3-by-miami-shark-fm-marcel-martinezSharks floating in the water after week 5 vs San FranciscoWe started with a loss on 4th board with our prodigy Carlos Hoyos Jr. This year the 13 year old was not ready to perform at his potential but I am on the record that he will dominate next year on 4th board.  Stonewall Gaston followed with a los...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-floating-in-the-water-after-week-5-vs-san-franciscoFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:37:32 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-floating-in-the-water-after-week-5-vs-san-franciscoDo amateur chess players deserve the Millionaire Chess event?I believe Mr. Ashley asked a similar question months before the event. After a week in Vegas I have tried to gather my thoughts. There are many questions that lay ahead, and I do not pretend to know all the answers. I do know though, this is a c...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/do-amateur-chess-players-deserve-the-millionaire-chess-eventSun, 19 Oct 2014 11:09:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/do-amateur-chess-players-deserve-the-millionaire-chess-eventAnalysis of a Florida Chess Association player #2This week FM Marcel Martinez looks at a battle between two FCA board members! Remember to submit your games to harveylerman@embarqmail.com to have your gamed analyzed by the Sharks team.    http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-2Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:02:15 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-player-2Sharks vs Cobras Week 4The defending champs are off to a rough start and looked forward to our match up vs the Cobras to get things headed in the right direction and regain our confidence. Historically, the Sharks are 7/9 with a win percentage of 78% vs our southern riv...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-cobras-week-4Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:20:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-cobras-week-4Analysis of a Florida Chess Association player's #1Florida Chess Association members: This is a new blog series by the Miami Sharks chess team. Each week for the next 10 weeks the Shark players will analyze a game played by one of our members. Players can submit candidate games to harveylerman@e...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-players-1Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:32:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/analysis-of-a-florida-chess-association-players-1Sharks save their season vs Gata and the Knights.The defending champs had their backs against the wall and it was only week 3. The Sharks had the misfortune of starting 0-2 and were rewarded with the challenge of facing Knights and the great Gata to salvage their season. It took nine games but ...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-save-their-season-vs-gata-and-the-knightsWed, 24 Sep 2014 12:09:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-save-their-season-vs-gata-and-the-knightsMatch 2 Miami Sharks vs St Louis Arch BishopsThe US Chess League seems extremely competitive this year. The defending champs went into this match already down 0-1 in the standings, only to face the St. Louis Arch Bishops. With a line up featuring GM Akobian on board 2, St Louis must be one o...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/match-2-miami-sharks-vs-st-louis-arch-bishopsThu, 18 Sep 2014 22:46:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/match-2-miami-sharks-vs-st-louis-arch-bishopsMiami vs Connecticut Week 1 GM Becerra vs GM Lendermanhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-gm-becerra-vs-gm-lendermanFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-gm-becerra-vs-gm-lendermanSharks vs Connecticut Week 1 Gaston Andretta vs Kim Luihttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-connecticut-week-1-gaston-andretta-vs-kim-luiFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:20:15 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/sharks-vs-connecticut-week-1-gaston-andretta-vs-kim-lui