The title of this post easily could have been: Why every tournament matters but typically what keeps most people from playing tournaments tends to be fear of losing rating points
I will like to address this fear as follows:
(1) You are not d... | Read More
Don't trust what any commentator says about a chess game including yours truly. Everyone, even titled players, are fallible. Today we will look at an endgame between two world class players, Judit Polgar and Victor Korchnoi. Karsten Mueller gives ... | Read More
For a very long time, Knights were my weakness. Lately, it's early-game Queen moves, but that's usually only in 3 minute games. But Knights are still a thorn in my side, though there are some easy ways to deal with them.
By far, t... | Read More
Hello Chess Fans,
Welcome back to the continuation of the book The Amateur's Mind. To fully learn the concepts, I recommend you get the book and follow along. This series is not intended as a substitute for Mr. Silman's work but instead to r... | Read More
it's been 2 weeks since i have been teaching my 6-year-old son on how to play chess, i made the mistake on introducing the chessclock, blitz, and bullet chess too early... now i can't get him to enjoy a slow chess game...
any tips on how you ... | Read More