After a quite good Philly Open, my goal for the Eastern Class was, basically, to play the same way I did last month. For the most part, I managed to do so, scoring 3.5/5 against high-class opposition and picking up about 15 USCF points (unfortunat... | Read More
What do you do when you play a really bad, and dramatic game ?
Go hide in a dark corner and sob for a few days, and not publish about it any time soon ?
For the sake of a better world, and one's chess improvement it is good to work on self... | Read More
Hey everyone, this is my first blog post since about nine months ago, since I haven't had a good tournament to blog about! After my very successful Potomac Open last August (Check out my previous two blog pots to see that tournament) where my rati... | Read More
Hi There Fellow Chess Fans!
On April 25, 2015, on what would have been Bruce Alberston's Birthday, the Lehigh Valley Chess Club hosted our 1st Memorial Chess Tournament in his honor. Bruce Alberston had been playing chess since high school and w... | Read More
How should you play a middlegame with three pawns for a minor piece? Who has the advantage? No matter what theory or the computer says about your position, in practice the player with the better technique will win.
I have recently been looking at... | Read More