My mind is quite a bit more frail than it was in high school. I have online rankings as high as 1700. I have been a coffee house player until very recently, though, as my OTB score is 1200ish.
In other news, I will start by researching openi... | Read More
In today’s blog post, I have taken a little different approach to chess training and preparation and decided to try and record a lecture for you commenting on my online blitz games at the time of playing them. That way, I am showing many of the ... | Read More
Firstly a word about chess in general; Chess is a massively complex game and once about ten moves have been made there are literally millions of possible options, so it is simply impossible to know important things about specific situations.
What... | Read More
2013 U.S. Championships Round 1
Decisive Results Abound at 2013 U.S. Championships By FM Mike Klein UPDATE: The action got a running start today as the majority of the first-round battles at the 2013 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Champio... | Read More
In sports they say you have to repeat something thousdands of times to get it right. I'm wondering how many games it takes for someone to get into the deeper facets of chess.
I understand that you should play as often as you can as one of the s... | Read More