• 2015 Western Invitational Chess Camp - Strongest Chess Camp Ever!

       Camp Director, Robby Adamson Fantastic, Rewarding, and Exhausted are just some of the words I can muster to describe the best week of the year for me. I thought I had published this but as camp approaches this year, its time to post! As I bl... | Read More

    • 2014 Western Invitational Chess Camp - Recap!

      2014 Chess Camp Group Photo   Hi all - Robby Adamson checking in after another awesome week of chess! As many of you know, I have the privilege of running the strongest chess camp in the United States, the Western Invitational Chess Camp (www... | Read More

    • 2013 Western Invitational Chess Camp Complete!!

        IM-Elect Robby Adamson, Camp Director of Western Invitational Chess Camp   Hi everyone! The month of July has been perhaps the busiest I have ever had. After finishing the 2013 World Open, I had a few days off before my favorite time of the... | Read More

    • Random Thoughts

      Hi everyone, So many things are going on and have been going on this month - its been crazy. Chicago Open: I finished the Chicago Open in May 2013 and did about average, losing to 2 GM's Wesley So in round 1, and later on vs Alexander Shabalov.... | Read More

    • Coming soon! Western Invitational Chess Camp – July 14-18, 2013

      In this week’s blog, I am going to tell everyone about the chess camp I run every summer called the Western Invitational Chess Camp, which will be July 14-18, 2013. The camp is held in Tucson, Arizona, once a year in July, almost always the week... | Read More

    • Recap of Super Nationals for Catalina Foothills High School

      In my last blog, I talked about how my students and I prepared for the 2013 Super Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee, April  5-7, 2013. I want to start off by saying I am very proud of the team I coach, Catalina Foothills High School - which finis... | Read More

    • Preparation for 2013 Super Nationals

      Once a year, I take the team I coach, Catalina Foothills High School from Tucson Arizona, to High School Nationals. Every four years, Super Nationals is held, which is where Elementary (K-6), Junior High (K-9), and High School Nationals (K-12) all... | Read More

    • Tactic Trainer Rocks - Part I

      Welcome everyone! This is my very first blog on - I joined a while ago and immediately got obsessed with playing blitz and bullet on this site.  I knew that strong players such as GM Alexander Oniscuk and GM Alexander Lenderma... | Read More