Dinosaur Chess: Great Fun for Young Learners

Dinosaur Chess: Great Fun for Young Learners

DeepGreene
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Apr 22, 2012

So I gambled $2 on an iPad app to help teach my 6-year-old chess, & I must say that I'm very happy with it! Dinosaur Chess seems aimed at kids around 5-10. It does a great job covering the basics, and really keeps its young audience engag...

More chess openings on your iPhone

More chess openings on your iPhone

DeepGreene
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Apr 11, 2010

Hey all,A ways back, I posted (here) about Opening Pro, which was then the only iPhone chess app devoted to chess openings.  Last night, I noticed a new product in that category:  Chess Openings from Arizona Software.  Since it was only $0.99 (a t...

Closing in on Interactive Chess Books?

Closing in on Interactive Chess Books?

DeepGreene
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Jan 24, 2010

Let's face it:  as things stand now, it's hard to read Silman on the bus.  Or in bed for that matter.  (Every time my wife turns over, she makes a mosh pit of my analysis board.)  Sure, if I have a nice diagram to start from, I can follow the ...

Blogging Better Chess?:  Resolutions for 2010

Blogging Better Chess?: Resolutions for 2010

DeepGreene
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Nov 26, 2009

As '09 draws to a close and 2010 looms, there's a buzz in the air.  By "air," I'm really referring more specifically to the world of chess blogs, and by "buzz" I mean a renewed enthusiasm for sharing advice, ideas and personal experiences related ...

A Simple Defence Against Aimless Chess Training

A Simple Defence Against Aimless Chess Training

DeepGreene
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Nov 15, 2009

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." -- Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring. Self-directed students of chess face two common problems:  The first is finding enough "spare" time to set aside for training at all.  Th...

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