I knew once how it feels to fly. To soar was not a dream, but my reality. After starting my chess improvement program in July, 2013, I met near immediate success. During the summer and fall, I took home big money prizes in the U1400 section of t... | Read More
For the past few months I've been stuck in Drawville. You know. That little town down yonder where chess players go to, well, not win and not lose.
Since returning home from the Philadelphia Open in April, I've drawn 50% of my OTB games. That com... | Read More
At the Dan Heisman Learning Center we try to serve as a friendly local chess club for players from all over the world. So it isn't surprising that our Group Notes often feature interesting chess discussions like the one below.
What's your f... | Read More
I have found a website that is of interest to chessplayers since it contains a long list of free programs, some of which are very helpful to us. URL is http://portableapps.com/download
Some of the revelant programs are:
Lucas Chess--An excellent... | Read More
It is essential to be able to mate a lone king with a king and queen, which can always be done. If you already can do this but are still farily new to chess, you might read this lesson anyway--it might make your task of mating even easier and fast... | Read More