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 Final GM Norm in SF!Hi everybody, Darwin Yang here; considering that I posted about my last two GM norms, I thought that I would do the same for my final one and wrap up the whole thing. Hopefully my experience/commentary will help some of you in the future :)   T...http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/final-gm-norm-in-sfSun, 26 Jan 2014 10:52:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/final-gm-norm-in-sfSummer's End: A Time of Peace?Hi everyone! This is IM Darwin Yang returning to my blog. I apologize for the lengthy delay, caused by a busy schedule and a sickness in-between. A lot has passed both in my personal chess journey and worldwide chess news, so let's dive in! After...http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/summers-end-a-time-of-peaceSat, 25 Aug 2012 13:35:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/summers-end-a-time-of-peaceSuccess in New York!The scene was set for the 5th New York International (6/20-6/24) at St. John's Manhattan Campus in NYC. Strong players had gathered from all across the US for both norms and prizes. As seems to have become a tradition, I traveled to my 4th consecu...http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/success-in-new-yorkTue, 26 Jun 2012 20:10:09 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/success-in-new-york2012 Chicago OpenGreetings all! This is IM Darwin Yang reporting on the 2012 Chicago Open, where I met up with several other Chess.com ambassadors including David and Danny. I hope this comes to you in good condition, and that you all have been having a good summe...http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/2012-chicago-openSun, 03 Jun 2012 16:52:26 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/2012-chicago-openSt. Louis: 1st GM norm!Greetings again, Chess.com members, for my blog post for April! It has been an eventful month for me, beginning with the St. Louis Invitational from April 9-13.Situated in one of the leading clubs in the country, I could not refuse the chance to ...http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/st-louis-1st-gm-normWed, 25 Apr 2012 19:59:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/st-louis-1st-gm-norm28th NA Masters: Youngest Player's POV(Credits for the photo go to Paul Truong) Greetings Chess.com! With this blogpost I'd like to introduce myself for the first time to the Chess.com community. If you don't know, my name is Darwin Yang and I am a 15 year-old IM from Dallas, Texas....http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/28th-na-masters-youngest-players-povMon, 19 Mar 2012 20:17:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SMTheWeirdOne/28th-na-masters-youngest-players-pov