The Winners!

The Winners!

Seaslessspark
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Jul 5, 2016

The winners of the contest!  1. GM Illingworth Then we have the three random followups by the website random.org! 2. dopolian 3. pizzacupcakes 4. umesh_konduru Thanks everybody who got the prizes a...

A matter of time for an award.

A matter of time for an award.

Seaslessspark
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Jul 4, 2016

Hey! Today I have a relatively simple puzzle for you to solve. First person to post the answer gets their name posted on my next post, which in that post will reveal the answers. The winner also gets ten trophies. Also, 3 lucky random people ...

Tasty Tactics

Tasty Tactics

Seaslessspark
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Jun 15, 2016

Hey! Today I solve a few tactics in the chess.com tactics server. A little muffled, But I'll make it clearer next time. https://www.dropbox.com/s/a3t4tdhzokehhqy/Snagit%201.avi?dl=0    

Attack the Castled King!

Attack the Castled King!

Seaslessspark
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Jun 12, 2016

Hey Everyone! Today I want to show you three recent puzzles I did in the Chess.com Tactics Server. They are on the Theme Attacking the Castled King. Here we go and watch out for a bumpy ride!                                                       ...

Chess Puzzles!

Chess Puzzles!

Seaslessspark
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May 31, 2016

Hi here are some puzzles that have helped me throughout my chess games.       If you liked this post, Join my groups at: https://www.chess.com/club/fans-of-magnus-carlsen https://www.chess.com/club/the-ultimate-chess-kingdomcdc

Change Ahead!

Change Ahead!

Seaslessspark
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May 26, 2016

When I was younger, I hated reading chess books. I thought it was boring reading notation like e4 e5...  But something changed me totally.   I saw people out there reading chess books so much I started wondering "Maybe there's more...". So I ask...

Mating Patterns

Mating Patterns

Seaslessspark
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May 6, 2016

Hi everyone! Today I will be showing you something which is very common in chess. It is called the Mating Pattern. There are all sorts of patterns, as you will see today. I will start with one from a real game I played. Next, the anastasia's m...

Checkmate! Mate in two puzzles

Checkmate! Mate in two puzzles

Seaslessspark
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May 3, 2016

Hi everyone! Today I will be presenting checkmate in two moves puzzles This are fun, tricky tactics from one of my favorite chess books: 303 tricky chess tactics. Enjoy!   Puzzle #1     Puzzle #2     Puzzle #3   Puzzle #4               ...

What to do in your first tournament

What to do in your first tournament

Seaslessspark
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Apr 19, 2016

Hi everyone! Today we will be discussing what to do in your first tournament! You may think," I know! Checkmate your opponent and win as many games as you can! Well, that is true, but there are tournament rules that we are going to discuss here......

The Golden Move

The Golden Move

Seaslessspark
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Apr 3, 2016

Hi again! Today we are going to see just one move. Disappointed? Well you shouldn't be. This move was considered the best move ever played. That's a matter of opinion, of course; but the fact is that spectators tossed gold coins on the board afte...

Post Your Favorites: Magnus or Sergey?

Post Your Favorites: Magnus or Sergey?

Seaslessspark
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Apr 2, 2016

Who do YOU think will win the World Championship match this year? Magnus Carlsen, the World Champion, or Sergey Karjakin, the winner of the 2016 Canidates Tournament?   Post who you think in the comments below to discuss...

Magnus is the favorite

Magnus is the favorite

Seaslessspark
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Mar 31, 2016

According to the comments in my last article, Carlsen or Karjakin? .The comments show that Carlsen is the favorite and I think that Karjakin will be no match for him. Although I must admit that Karjakin did very welll in the Canidates, Carlsen is ...

Class tournament....

Class tournament....

Seaslessspark
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Mar 30, 2016

Everyone wins!... and loses... Today I am going to show you a win against an extra good player. Here it is.... After I won the last game, I won the class tournament, a great win.... Thanks for viewing my blog....

Puzzles!

Puzzles!

Seaslessspark
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Mar 29, 2016

Today I will be sharing with you my favorite puzzles from my games that I enjoy so much that I have to share it. There are three of them and I hope you will enjoy them.                                                                      Puzzle #...

Carlsen or Karjakin?

Carlsen or Karjakin?

Seaslessspark
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Mar 29, 2016

The 2016 Canidates Tournament has just finished and the winner is Sergey Karjakin!! As for that, he shall challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen in the 2016 World Championship Match in November. Who Will Win?   Personally, I think that Carlsen ...

Fide Canidates Tournament- Round 13 and 12

Fide Canidates Tournament- Round 13 and 12

Seaslessspark
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Mar 27, 2016

The 13th round of the FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2016 was held today at the DI Telegraph in Moscow, Russia.Karjakin and Caruana enter the last round with 7,5/13 points each.Despite playing white pieces Veselin Topalov run into early trouble ...

Favorites NOW for 2016 Canidates

Favorites NOW for 2016 Canidates

Seaslessspark
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Mar 24, 2016

In this post, I will be sharing with you some of the favorites in Round 10 to win the Canidates Tournament.    1. Fabiano Caruana 2. Sergey Karjakin 3. Viswanathan Anand 4. Levon Aronian   Those are the favorites for the 2016 Canidates Tour...

Opening Study For Beginners

Opening Study For Beginners

Seaslessspark
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Mar 20, 2016

Do you feel like you need to change your opening? Are you a new chess player and don't know where to start? Openings are very important because they are the way we start a game. They set the tone for the middlegame and endgame. If you are not care...

The Basic Opening Rules

The Basic Opening Rules

Seaslessspark
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Mar 18, 2016

The opening part of the game is one of the most difficult challenges facing any new chess player. Once upon a time, the task was not too tough because most people played a small set of approved opening strategies. In the computer age, however, man...

FIDE Candidates Tournament 2016 - Round 6

FIDE Candidates Tournament 2016 - Round 6

Seaslessspark
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Mar 18, 2016

The 6th round of the FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2016 was held today at the DI Telegraph in Moscow, Russia.Viswanathan Anand, former world champion and winner of the previous Candidates Tournament, returned into contention for the top after a...

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