25th Annual congress held at Selwood Academy on 9/10/11th May. Taking a round one bye, my results were as follows:
Round 2: Playing white I was able to play my preferred Scotch gambit opening, which my opponent wasn't familiar with (4...H6). Afte... | Read More
The ninth week of the USCL is upon us, and this year it takes on a whole new level of importance. The West has a small but significant edge in the interdivisional standings, up a full match point and five game points on the East. Nonetheless, the... | Read More
When you're a kid playing chess in Australia, you hear these stories about this magical, mystical place called 'Europe'. A place where some people's houses are older than the first Australian colonies, where soccer is actually considered a real sp... | Read More
Boston Blitz vs. Baltimore Kingfishers
IM Steven Zierk (2543) - GM Akshayraj Kore (2543)
FM Denys Shmelov (2473) - IM Levan Bregadze (2530)
NM Chris Williams (2310) - FM Alex Barnett (2330)
NM Ilya Krasik (2264) - NM Andrew Zheng (2208)
W... | Read More
(Beat Reporter: Mark LaRocca)
Find out what it means to me.
Ooo… Get down… Get back up again.
Yes!! Da Blitz won, and in the words of Chris Williams, “We’re out’a the Toilet!”
There is, of course, some sympathy f... | Read More