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 Overconfidence is the enemyI've been pretty happy with my chess development recently. So happy in fact, that I've been very cocky in recent games. I've been taking people lightly and presuming I will be able to get myself out of bad situations, rather than not getting in th...http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/overconfidence-is-the-enemyThu, 24 Jan 2013 05:28:23 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/overconfidence-is-the-enemyNumbers and lettersSo I had my first competitive match last night. The biggest difficulty I had was recording the moves. I'm not a stupid guy, but the amount of times I was going through the alphabet while looking at ranks was embarassing. I had to correct some of m...http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/numbers-and-letters2Tue, 22 Jan 2013 06:04:46 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/numbers-and-letters2My first competitive matchHow to start your first blog is a tricky thing, so I'm just going to ignore it and move on to the thing that's causing me sleepless nights, my first competitive match.   I've been playing chess seriously for about 6 months now and have complete...http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/my-first-competitive-matchSun, 20 Jan 2013 04:15:23 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/stephenbrown2501/my-first-competitive-match