I used to be addicted to the one minute and three minute games. However, I noticed that I my ratings were stagnant for years.
I took lessons from an excellent teacher. What I needed to do though was play more slow chess.
Thus, I started pl... | Read More
I would like to thank SzachowyKrolPolski for this submission.
How should White play now?
For some reason, White did not play this way and instead played a more "natural" developing move Nf3. I have found that many chess players suffer from th... | Read More
So, this is my position, as black, after 12 moves in a recent game. I have a White pawn in my pocket and doubled White pawns on the board...
And none of my pieces developed!
(The note after move 7 was, "hoping to gain some space.")
Which sid... | Read More
I still believe that in some aspects, my sophomore year chess is superior to my current level. In a frenzy to remember my old strategies, I needed to find the games from my prime- Sophomore year states. Unfortunately, none of those are in my notat... | Read More
MY LAST YEAR OF USCF OVER THE BOARD CHESS 1973
The end of 1973 ws the time I decided to stop playing USCF over the board chess and to concentrate on my correspondence chess. The truth is I was very good with enough time to c... | Read More