Final GM Norm in SF!

Final GM Norm in SF!

GM SMTheWeirdOne
|
Jan 26, 2014

Hi everybody, Darwin Yang here; considering that I posted about my last two GM norms, I thought that I would do the same for my final one and wrap up the whole thing. Hopefully my experience/commentary will help some of you in the future :)   To...

Summer's End: A Time of Peace?

Summer's End: A Time of Peace?

GM SMTheWeirdOne
|
Aug 25, 2012

Hi everyone! This is IM Darwin Yang returning to my blog. I apologize for the lengthy delay, caused by a busy schedule and a sickness in-between. A lot has passed both in my personal chess journey and worldwide chess news, so let's dive in! After...

Success in New York!

Success in New York!

GM SMTheWeirdOne
|
Jun 26, 2012

The scene was set for the 5th New York International (6/20-6/24) at St. John's Manhattan Campus in NYC. Strong players had gathered from all across the US for both norms and prizes. As seems to have become a tradition, I traveled to my 4th consecu...

2012 Chicago Open

2012 Chicago Open

GM SMTheWeirdOne
|
Jun 3, 2012

Greetings all! This is IM Darwin Yang reporting on the 2012 Chicago Open, where I met up with several other Chess.com ambassadors including David and Danny. I hope this comes to you in good condition, and that you all have been having a good summe...

St. Louis: 1st GM norm!

St. Louis: 1st GM norm!

GM SMTheWeirdOne
|
Apr 25, 2012

Greetings again, Chess.com members, for my blog post for April! It has been an eventful month for me, beginning with the St. Louis Invitational from April 9-13.Situated in one of the leading clubs in the country, I could not refuse the chance to m...

Get Listed