My chess "fiscal year" ended June 30, 2014, when I completed my first year of serious chess training in my effort to achieve a herculean goal as an adult improver in his mid-forties.
So how did it go?
It generally went well. I know I have im... | Read More
There is an active topic on the boards right now by that title.
The subject was met with derision, and outright hostility, by some of the guys, so ... | Read More
Okay, I'm just kidding around. But I have been pressing buttons and icons, still finding my way around the site, when I pressed the 'Full Stats" button and found out that I was ranked
------> #49,487 of 423,463
Now back to havin... | Read More
Following my recent blog of what your chances are to beat Carlsen (or any other elite player), I was wondering about the importance of age in chess. Of course, it’s never too late to play chess and it’s good for your mental fitness at any age,... | Read More
After going wrong in an OTB, I need to look at this opening for Black. This is my documentation, to make it easier to refresh my memory for later.
In a game this week I made it very hard for myself by committing a huge error as early as move 4. A... | Read More