When I was a kid, I attended a few chess camps organized by FM Alex Betaneli, the founder of the Wisconsin Chess Academy. Alex is an amazing coach and organizer. While I was a student the staff included many strong players and experienced coaches ... | Read More
We need a new and radical way of teaching chess basics
I want to challenge traditional basic education in chess. It is failing the beginner miserably. It is a boring death march after which only small numbers of them survive.
The question is how ... | Read More
What’s new? Good question! The answer is “plenty!”…
The (Current) Website
Since most of our development efforts are focussed on Version 3 (aka “V3” - see below), there’s not a lot t... | Read More
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The World Championship finalist Natalia Pogonina told in the interview for Gazeta.ru about her path in the Sochi tournament, the secrets of Olympiad victories, Russian-Ukrainian friendship and the benefits of chess for c... | Read More
This is a fully updated article regarding Chess.com University's Prodigy Program. Please read this post in its entirety if you are a new student or a prospective student wanting to join the program in April. Most importantly, registration for all... | Read More