On January 8th-10th of 2016 I will be playing in the reserve section (1400-1799 USCF) of the Austin Chess Club Championships. It is a five round tournament spread out over the course of three days with a time control of 90 minutes wi... | Read More
Analyzing what went wrong in a game, whether for you (if you lose or draw whilst possessing an advantage) or your opponent (if they lose or draw whilst possessing an advantage), is a good way to better recognize importance of an idea that was cruc... | Read More
Ever wonder what a grandmaster considers during a chess game?
Lessons with a Grandmaster III aims to “bridge the gap between grandmaster and amateur.” It uses a student-teacher conversational dynamic to explore the strategic ideas of grand... | Read More
Hi everyone. I am an avid chess player and I wanna talk about ratings. First of all I want everyone to notice that I recently was able to get my bullet and blitz over 1900 and if you look at the statistics, only about 10,000 people have a higher r... | Read More
USCF Rating: 1661
Year to date: +131
Coming into the final quarter of the year and my chess tournament schedule will be slowing way down, given the relative dearth of slow time control tournaments in my area.
In October I travelled to Dayton ... | Read More