So in my attempt to write a blog that resembles those of Silman's as much as possible, here I present to you my round 5 game from the 2014 IHSA State Chess Tournament.
Leading up to this game, I was having a pretty bad tournament. The first rou... | Read More
Expanding on the previous post I wanted to write down the resources I will be using to study from.
The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-friendly Chess Opening Repertoire
Kaufman's book goes through the be... | Read More
Recently I purchased "How to Build Your Chess Opening Repertiore" by Steve Giddins, and quite enjoyed it. The key points I took away from this book were:
If you are serious about your chess improvement, it will be better for your chess to learn a... | Read More
I was the 4th seed of a 10-player field in the Open division of the Mayor's Open; a chess tournament that took place in Hammond, IN on July 19th, 2014 at the Jean Sheppard Community Center. There were other scholastic divisions as well that were n... | Read More
There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.
#1 Chess.com University
Chess.com University is the largest group ... | Read More