First published on my blog which you can find here: http://thechesscoachingwebsite.blogspot.co.uk/
What the future holds for weak grandmasters.
Last night I had a terrible dream... I was walking up a hill and when I reached the top, a great ... | Read More
study tactics, either on a site already suggested like chesstempo.com, or even on chess.com. You should successfully complete at least 10 tactics in a row per day. if you mess up, start over. If you've completed 9 in a row several times and keep ... | Read More
My three year old Corgan made his first checkmate today! Totally unassisted by anyone! I'm so proud!
His first mate was played against Apatosaurus on the 'Dinosaur Chess' iPad app. The starting position is indicated in the diagram. The app is for... | Read More
A few months ago I was playing a lot of chess on 2 websites; here and on another site. I was playing too much. Chess is a great escape at times, but at some point I end up reaching burnout. I'm feeling a lot better now. I think from now on... | Read More
Alexandra Kosteniuk is a Russian chess Grandmaster with a FIDE rating of 2523, presently ranked eighth in the women chess world (according to April 2008 FIDE rating list).
Her most notable chess achievements include: winning the Women's European... | Read More