Sam Copeland's Blog

NM Sam Copeland

I'm the VP of Chess and Community for I earned the National Master title in 2012, and in 2014, I returned to my home state of South Carolina to start Strategery: Chess and Games. In late 2014, I began working for and haven't looked back since.

You can find my personal content on Twitch , Twitter , and YouTube where I further indulge my love of chess.

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My Game With Hans Niemann

My Game With Hans Niemann

NM SamCopeland
| Oct 4, 2022

My one classical game with Hans Niemann was from the 2017 World Open. There we met in the 8th round, the penultimate round. He was rated a bit shy of 2300 FIDE, having reached the FIDE Master title about a year previously and having slid back a bi...

I Played An Entire Chess Club At Once

I Played An Entire Chess Club At Once

NM SamCopeland
| Sep 7, 2022

This July, I attempted a new challenge for myself, I played a simul against all challengers from my local club, the Columbia Chess Club in South Carolina. I've previously played small simuls in camps, and I've played fairly challenging simuls such...

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