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Challenger's Corner: How to Punish Bad Piece Play

Challenger's Corner: How to Punish Bad Piece Play

isaackaito
| Nov 13, 2018

On my stream last night, I had a particularly interesting game which focused on relative piece value. Before we dive in to that game, let's give this idea of relative value some context by defining it a bit more clearly. Since a lot of my viewers ...

Caissa's Unexpected Gift

Caissa's Unexpected Gift

isaackaito
| Oct 27, 2018

In the past few weeks, my relationship with chess has taken a drastic change. Between managing a full academic schedule and preparing to enter an arduous job search, my ability to study effectively and consistently has been effectively decimated. ...

Chess^Summit: Rebounding from Tough Losses

Chess^Summit: Rebounding from Tough Losses

isaackaito
| Oct 1, 2018

In my most recent Chess^Summit article, I decided to write about rebounding from tough losses and building confidence. For the full article, check out Chess^Summit for more from me and my team! Let’s just say that reacclimatizing...

Challenger's Corner: Opening Workshop!

Challenger's Corner: Opening Workshop!

isaackaito
| Sep 6, 2018

Want to follow my ChessTV stream, Challenger's Corner, and be involved in my chess.com community? Make sure to join his club for tips, analysis, and more! It's been a while since my last update, so I thought I'd share some of the most instructiv...

Momentum in Chess: How Emotions Can Win Games

Momentum in Chess: How Emotions Can Win Games

isaackaito
| Jun 21, 2018

For the full article, check out my original post on Chess^Summit! I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately, and maybe you can relate with me. In a lot of my recent tournaments, I’ve noticed that the quality of my chess is stronger af...

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