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 2600I won a game today in the Ladder Day Saturday at the CCSCSL, so, I am once again 2600!  MUCH better than that silly 2599... yuck! I am on a roll, winning 22 consecutive slow rated games.  I need to find more players Under 1600, maybe Under 1500...http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/2600Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:22:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/26002599Recently, my USCF rating rose to 2599 (arrgh!) as I have won 21 consecutive USCF rated games.  I have not been 2600 in over 2 years, and, with the 2014 Bill Wright Saint Louis Open coming up next weekend, I may be 2600 very soon, or possibly neve...http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/2599Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:05:45 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/2599March KnightsThe Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) has a month long tournament every month, with one round per week Monday night at 7PM. This month, March, has a great tourney, with almost 20 participants, and an unusual 5 rounds (!) as...http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/march-knightsTue, 25 Mar 2014 01:07:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/march-knights2014 Mid-America OpenThe 2014 Mid-America Open was held in Clayton, MO from March 14-16, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  There was a record turnout of about 260 players in seven sections. Click here to see the USCF rating report. I tied for first with 4-1, with GMs...http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/2014-mid-america-openSun, 16 Mar 2014 19:27:51 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/gmfinegold/2014-mid-america-open