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 The 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-luiMiami vs Connecticut Week 1 GM Ron Henleyhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-gm-ron-henleyFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:01:28 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-gm-ron-henleyMiami vs Connecticut Week 1 Eric Rodriguezhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-eric-rodriguezFri, 29 Aug 2014 07:49:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-vs-connecticut-week-1-eric-rodriguezI was wrong about the Millionaire eventI was wrong about Millionaire Chess.   When the Millionaire event was first announced I was one of its biggest critics in the State of Florida. Not only did I think it would not succeed, I also thought it would be a disaster for chess. As a pla...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/i-was-wrong-about-the-millionaire-eventSat, 26 Jul 2014 07:35:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/i-was-wrong-about-the-millionaire-eventMy mortal game by John Salisburyhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/my-quotmortal-gamequot-by-john-salisburyFri, 04 Apr 2014 09:50:46 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/my-quotmortal-gamequot-by-john-salisburyNew York gets hit by a SharknadoOn 11/20/13 the Miami Sharks shocked the chess world and won their first USCL championship! Many polls and predictions had the Sharks as much as a 2-1 dog to win this year and rightfully so. The New York Knights are two time champions with the bes...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/new-york-gets-hit-by-a-quotsharknadoquotFri, 22 Nov 2013 20:02:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/new-york-gets-hit-by-a-quotsharknadoquotThe Sharks are 3-0 and have luck on their side!The Sharks came from behind to snatch the victory from the jaws of defeat. John Salisbury and Vlad Yanovsky looked forward to this match all season due to a friend of ours, Mike Zaloznyy playing 4th board for LA.  Here are the Sharks in the shar...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/the-sharks-are-3-0-and-have-luck-on-their-sideTue, 17 Sep 2013 22:34:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/the-sharks-are-3-0-and-have-luck-on-their-sideMiami Sharks vs Carolina CobrasThe Miami Sharks won 3-1 despite many distractions and less then ideal conditions. GM Becerra and GM Quesada handled their business while Antonio Arencibia continued his winning ways since coming to Miami. Vlad Yanovsky blundered during the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-sharks-vs-carolina-cobrasWed, 28 Aug 2013 05:18:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/miami-sharks-vs-carolina-cobrasHoyos vs Tejedorhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/hoyos-vs-tejedorSun, 11 Aug 2013 15:41:16 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/hoyos-vs-tejedorVlad vs Gastonhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/vlad-vs-gastonSat, 10 Aug 2013 08:30:27 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MiamiSharks/vlad-vs-gaston