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For my first ever blog post, I'll share the first rated correspondence game I played on Chess.com, about two months ago.
It was absolutely terrible on my part. I was up against a pretty good opponent, and even if I h... | Read More
How to improve your correspondence (online) Chess game.
1. Look up the opening positions in an opening manual or database. (yes this is legal and ethical as long as you are using books or static lookups in a database.) Don’t use a ches... | Read More
Chess.com University taught its online youth and novice chess camp from September 27th-28th, 2014. Chess enthusiasts from around the world gathered online to learn chess from popular Chess.com University instructors.
Besides learning chess, camp... | Read More
What is your rating and how strong do you think you are? Read on and I'll show you how to decide this.
We know ratings measure your playing strength, but do you belong at your current rating or are you underrated? For USCF members, your ratin... | Read More
Last weekend was the Alabama State Championship. Even though I knew I couldn't play in the last two games (reducing my winning chances), I still decided to play in it for the experience
Before the tournament I had decided my calculation neede... | Read More