Chess Improvement for the Adult Amateur

Chess Improvement for the adult amateur.


    • South Florida Chess Clubs

      Clubs that run local chess meetups in the South florida / Miami area: South Miami Chess Club FIU Chess Club UM Chess Club Miami City Chess Club Miami Beach Chess Club | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 30, 2016
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    • The Chess Directory Project

      The Chess Directory project aims to consolidate all online chess related information into one place.  Currently the Chess Directory has 11 different chess related categories with 50 chess related sites already listed, and is growing quickly. ... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 24, 2016
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    • Chess Thought Process Checklist Infographic

      from www.beginchess.com | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 11, 2016
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    • Patience at the Chessboard

      Patience in Chess Winning and losing in chess is many times a result not of what you do not know, but of your behavior over the board. Impatience is a behaviour that leads to not fulfilling your full potential in chess. Review the games of masters... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 8, 2016
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    • General Treatise on Chess

      Recently a Spanish language set of four chess books by the name of el Tratado General de Ajedrez by Argentinian Chess Master Roberto Grau was recommended to me. The book has been called the Bible of Latin American Chess, and it is highly regarded... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 25, 2013
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    • The Advantage of An Outside Passed Pawn

      The following game shows the how to capitalize on the advantage of an outside passed pawn. | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Dec 26, 2012
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    • 12 Endgame Principles

      1. The King is a fighting piece and it should be centralized and used actively. 2. Material advantage wins in the endgame. Hold on to your material! 3. Be wary of sacrificing pawns for development. Only in rook and pawn endgames is an active pie... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Dec 25, 2012
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    • The Rest Is A Matter of Technique

      When reviewing master games, the expert annotator usually does not cover the last few moves of the game and attributes the remaining moves to "The rest is a matter of technique." Well, I came across the following explanation by Mednis in his excel... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Dec 24, 2012
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    • The Road to Chess Improvement in Ten Steps

      1. Eliminate blunders. 2. Become proficient at finding offensive and defensive tactics. 3. Stop playing “hope chess”. Analyze at least 4 ply deep, and make sure that your move improves your position and does not lead to #1 & 2 above. 4.... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Jan 7, 2012
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    • When You See A Tactic...

      You see a tactical combination on the board and you have the opportunity to play it…you become excited, after all this is your moment to play like Tal, but chances are that you do not play  like Tal. While you have spotted a tactical opport... | Read More

      • chessbuzz
      • | Sep 10, 2011
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