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 US ChampsHi everyone! As you may know the US Championships just ended. If you see them congratulate US Champion Gata Kamsky and Women's Champion Irina Krush. In this US Championship came dozens of interesting games. Here are a few games where I learned the...http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/us-champsThu, 16 May 2013 20:53:25 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/us-champsWhat to do in time pressure?Hi everybody, today I'd like to illustrate how to handle time pressure, as well as how to play against it. Once again, I will demonstrate this by showing a few games played by the top level.   This is from the recent Candidates tournament. As...http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/what-to-do-in-time-pressureTue, 14 May 2013 20:42:16 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/what-to-do-in-time-pressureThe Importance of Tactical VisionHi everybody! In my last topic I told you that the importance of tactics was what allowed me to make my 3 norms. I'll elaborate on that by showing a few examples.     This is a game vs GM Julio Sadorra. Currently I am playing White and it i...http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/the-importance-of-tactical-visionTue, 23 Apr 2013 20:32:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/the-importance-of-tactical-visionNormsHi everyone, I will introduce myself to you later. Today let me just share with you with my great adventure in chess. I have had my good and bad moments, but it is all exciting. First I played in the Golden State Open in January. I did pretty goo...http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/normsFri, 12 Apr 2013 18:55:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/jefferyx/norms