Free Simul with a FIDE Master (FM)

Free Simul with a FIDE Master (FM)

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Jun 8, 2017

For members of my video lessons group (2nd largest group on chess.com!), you may join here,https://www.chess.com/groups/home/nm-aww-rats-free-video-lessons then post a reply in the group forums that you wish to play: https://www.chess.com/groups/...

Ways to improve your play?

Ways to improve your play?

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Mar 27, 2017

How to improve your play? I offered this question in my free video lessons course on YouTube nearly 4 years ago. My group rose to be the 2nd largest on chess.com. Anyway, my theory is if you ask 10 chess masters how to improve you're going to get ...

So I got married....

So I got married....

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Aug 1, 2016

http://plazaweddingchapel.zenfolio.com/p172910459#h7c9ded50   June 24, 2016 in Las Vegas. Our Chihuahua PJ was part of the deal. Tricia has an account here: https://www.chess.com/members/view/mrs-aww-rats

How I won the 2015 US Amateur West Chess Championship

How I won the 2015 US Amateur West Chess Championship

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Jun 11, 2015

  Memorial Day Weekend, May 23 to 25, I traveled to Tucson, Arizona to compete in the US Amateur West chess championship. The year before, I had won the senior prize. I blundered a Rook in round 2 and couldn't recover to play the eventual winner....

Best groups to join for your chess improvement

Best groups to join for your chess improvement

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Feb 28, 2015

No matter how much you study chess, you wil not reach your goals of improvement unless you get out and play. The following groups fill this need, and two of them provide proven and free coaching resources from myself and NM Dan Heisman, one of Ame...

My other "Brilliancy" game

My other "Brilliancy" game

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Oct 30, 2014

This game didn't win a prize, but it is one of my favorites for the material imbalance by giving up my Queen and a Pawn for three minor pieces.  Notes are mine from the September-October issue of Rank and File. I know there were other ways to win ...

Wanted! Titled players to give Simulataneouses!

Wanted! Titled players to give Simulataneouses!

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Jul 12, 2014

My video lessons group is the 3rd largest on chess.com with over 8,300 members. One nice feature we offer is a number of titled players who graciously offer to give simuls to our members. We are looking for more! It's a great way to get more expos...

Video blog: Free simuls by NM part 7

Video blog: Free simuls by NM part 7

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May 7, 2014

Would you like to play a long game, 90 30, against a titled player, and see a video where I explain exactly what I was thinking about when I selected my moves? Well, you can, and it's all free. Long games are a great way to improve your play and y...

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