Breaking Down A Puzzle Step By Step

Breaking Down A Puzzle Step By Step

EOGuel
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17 days ago

Hi guys. Even with my life making such twists and turns, graduating high school, preparing for college, and burning out of blogging, I still wish to share some content for you guys! Here is a cool tactic on Chess.com I solved today, and I...

Is This Winning For White?

Is This Winning For White?

EOGuel
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22 days ago

Good evening to all.  Check out the position below. I was Black in a 15|10 game. I was suffering the endgame, though managed to "swindle" back into a seemingly good endgame for being down a piece. However, is this really drawn (perhaps a win ...

So... What's Been Up With Me?

So... What's Been Up With Me?

EOGuel
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May 24, 2019

So... I know it's been a while since I formally wrote to you. I started a series which many (including myself) were expecting good things from, and a second post has not come up. Where have I been? Why have I not been writing to you? ...

Put On Your Tournament Armor: Introduction

Put On Your Tournament Armor: Introduction

EOGuel
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Apr 18, 2019

What's up, guys and gals? It's been a while since I've written to you. Why have I not been writing? As is the case for many people, "life" got in the way. School, friends, family, prom, chess coaching, etc have been eating up my ener...

Five Qualities Of A Good Chess Coach

Five Qualities Of A Good Chess Coach

EOGuel
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Feb 2, 2019

What's up, guys and gals? Just another "lazy" Saturday for me. I'm coming off a crazy January month as far as tournaments go... which was going fine, though it ended catastrophically.  February should be a chill month for me. I...

Merry Christmas, Magnus!

Merry Christmas, Magnus!

EOGuel
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Dec 25, 2018

Merry Christmas, to all of my loyal followers and readers! Magnus Carlsen may have defended his World Chess crown against Fabiano Caruana, once again making his case as the greatest player of all time... however, Mister Magnus, if y...

Learn From The Masters: A Norwegian Wonder

Learn From The Masters: A Norwegian Wonder

EOGuel
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Nov 25, 2018

What's up, everyone? As I write, Magnus Carlsen is defending his title against American challenger Fabiano Caruana. With one more classical game to go (a draw being the most likely outcome), it looks like we will witness tiebreaks fo...

Learn From The Masters: Sacrifice Everything!

Learn From The Masters: Sacrifice Everything!

EOGuel
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Nov 23, 2018

Greetings, fellow Chess.com readers! We will (kind of) begin a new series here. The objective will be to go through Chess.com's perspective on the greatest games of all time. My goal is to have each of those games analyzed in detail ...

Learn From The Masters: Carlsen-Caruana Preview #1

Learn From The Masters: Carlsen-Caruana Preview #1

EOGuel
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Nov 3, 2018

What's up, everyone? We are all heavily anticipating the 2018 World Chess Championship come this month. With bloggers like @vinniethepooh, @ddt_ru, @AlexColovic headlining previews of this epic match, I don't think a match has ever b...

Going Through Your Old Games

Going Through Your Old Games

EOGuel
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Oct 27, 2018

Hello, everyone! No, this isn't some fancy and elaborate post that I prepared for weeks. This is more of a one day I wake up, and "Hey! I'd like to share this with my viewers!" type of post.  As many of you know, I...

Endgame Technique: Some Practical Lessons

Endgame Technique: Some Practical Lessons

EOGuel
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Oct 7, 2018

It's a nice relaxing Saturday afternoon. I log on live chess to play a couple of blitz games. A user with a somewhat cool profile picture accepts takes me down in the first game, and I look forward to a rematch with the Black pieces. I thought tha...

Top Blogger: Why You Should Become One!

Top Blogger: Why You Should Become One!

EOGuel
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Oct 4, 2018

What's up, everyone! A blogging revolution has really begun again on Chess.com. With the initiative of several fellow top bloggers, times are looking better than ever for the amateur writers on the site. If you are a top blog...

An Explosive Attack

An Explosive Attack

EOGuel
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Jul 13, 2018

What's up, guys and gals? I was browsing through a different chess website and came across this game played by two young amateurs. It may not be the most instructive content, though I think we can all enjoy.  ...

Learn From The Masters: So's Blunder

Learn From The Masters: So's Blunder

EOGuel
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Jul 7, 2018

What's up, guys and gals? Many of us know of the strides Rameshbabu Praggnanandhha has been making, and his hard-fought journey to the highest title in chess, International Grandmaster. He fell short of Karjakin's record for youngest...

Breakfast: Tactics Time With Tigran!

Breakfast: Tactics Time With Tigran!

EOGuel
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Jun 13, 2018

What's up, guys and gals? If you're in the United States (like I am), here is a little tactical puzzle to start your day. White (the great Tigran Petrosian) to play, and find a move that grabs decisive material. A couple of simple ta...

Member Game Analysis: Excessive Trading

Member Game Analysis: Excessive Trading

EOGuel
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Jun 10, 2018

Hello everyone! I would like to thank @unc07 for submission of this game.  Unc07 played a great game. He came back after losing a pawn, and with rigid endgame technique, was able to squeeze out a win. I did find some improvement...

Mounting Mastery #22: Tournament Mode

Mounting Mastery #22: Tournament Mode

EOGuel
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Jun 8, 2018

What's up, guys and gals? Last week, I covered my study plan moving forward, and what I wanted to achieve. As I have stated many times, it is more important for me to make obvious progress than achieve my plans to perfection, so I'm ...

Learn From The Masters: Morphy's Opera House Game

Learn From The Masters: Morphy's Opera House Game

EOGuel
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Jun 7, 2018

Hello, everyone! I'm sure many of you heard of this famous game played by Paul Morphy against two opponents at an Opera House. If you've seen it a thousand times (like I have), you may be rolling your eyes, like "Come on, Daniel! Can...

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