I recently competed in the U.S. Championship from May 3-12. It was held at the St. Louis Chess Club which as usual provided excellent conditions. Congrats to Gata Kamsky for winning; Alejandro Ramirez for tying for 1st in the classical games; Kayd... | Read More
Hi everyone! As you may know the US Championships just ended. If you see them congratulate US Champion Gata Kamsky and Women's Champion Irina Krush. In this US Championship came dozens of interesting games. Here are a few games where I learned the... | Read More
this is a peom writen by an 18th centurty poet can you guess who the poet is writing about?
It is doubtful that His Highness had ever given such a long audience to a simple mortal, and I was afraid to abuse this privilege. Finally, as the... | Read More
What does a player do to get strong? This involves both physiology, choices, and attentional focus.
A good idea is to try to determine where your weaknesses are, so that when studying is performed, it is effective. That being said, study o... | Read More
Round 2 Results:
Troff (1) - Kamsky (1) 0-1
Gareev (1) - Christiansen (1) 0-1
Kaidanov (1) - Holt (1) ½
Khachiyan (0.5) - Onischuk (0.5) ½
Robson (0.5) - Bryant (0.5) 0-1
Finegold (0.5) - Akobian (0.5) ½
Benjamin ... | Read More