US Champs

US Champs

GM jefferyx
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May 16, 2013

Hi everyone! As you may know the US Championships just ended. If you see them congratulate US Champion Gata Kamsky and Women's Champion Irina Krush. In this US Championship came dozens of interesting games. Here are a few games where I learned the...

What to do in time pressure?

What to do in time pressure?

GM jefferyx
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May 14, 2013

Hi everybody, today I'd like to illustrate how to handle time pressure, as well as how to play against it. Once again, I will demonstrate this by showing a few games played by the top level.   This is from the recent Candidates tournament. As ...

The Importance of Tactical Vision

The Importance of Tactical Vision

GM jefferyx
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Apr 23, 2013

Hi everybody! In my last topic I told you that the importance of tactics was what allowed me to make my 3 norms. I'll elaborate on that by showing a few examples.     This is a game vs GM Julio Sadorra. Currently I am playing White and it is ...

Norms

Norms

GM jefferyx
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Apr 12, 2013

Hi everyone, I will introduce myself to you later. Today let me just share with you with my great adventure in chess. I have had my good and bad moments, but it is all exciting. First I played in the Golden State Open in January. I did pretty goo...

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