12609 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Does your local newspaper, magazine (not including chess club newletter etc.) run any chess column or puzzle ? I have the weekly chess columns by David Ellis (Friday) "The West Australia" and I get the "Sunday Times" which supply the daily puzzles by Leonard Barden. Or has yours stopped publishing it ?
Here in the Vatican we get tic tac toe puzzles.
Our local stopped in the 1980s. Evans column.
*smack on head*... "oh boy, have to do something about X"
Ouch! How's your head? Sorry about that!
sshh..got to keep it quiet here, don't want tonydal to hear this ok? I forgot to mention we also get it on the Thursday paper (chess column) 'The Australian' by Raymond Keerne shh..please.
Don't you have the internet for that sort of bu*****... I mean crap
Hey BorgQueen do you remember the 'Bulletin' magazine that have an article including a puzzle and you can win a prize (book supplies by chessdiscountsales, sadly this store has just closed down because Peter Parr has retired) ? I won it twice . They stop in the early 90's ?
No, I don't recall it. Was it an Australia-wide publication? Perhaps it didn't exist in SA ... or more likely I just didn't get it.
There are very few newspapers in the US that carry a chess column. The New York Times and SF Chronicle are 2 of the very few that do. GM Soltis used to write a column for the NY Post, or maybe he still does for all I know. Bridge and astrology columns are much more common. Gary Kasparov is a contrbutor to the Wall St Journal, but he writes about Russian current events and politics, not chess.
Besides, anyone with internet access can get along very nicely without ever reading a newspaper chess column,
Yes, here in Denmark chess is in a few newspapers. Of what i know, GM Sune Berg Hansen writes daily in Politiken (btw the sponsor of Copenhagen Open), GM Allan Stig Rasmussen writes (or have written?) in some newspaper i cant remember, and in the area i live in, we have a weekly newspaper, where the leader of Holbæk Chessclub (the biggest in our area, almost 100 members) writes. One of my games in their tournement was in the last one about a year ago! I of course won a great game :P
Dunedin, NZ "Otago Daily Times" run a chess columns every Saturday, not sure by whom ?
Is currently done by Quentin Johnson and before him was by NM Tony Dowden
Looking for a possibe opening (white)
by Dare-Dare 4 minutes ago
Somebody explain the rules please
by Pulpofeira 4 minutes ago
Did "Rapid Chess Improvement" by Michael de la Maza work for you?
by OnceUponaCheckmate 9 minutes ago
Who is GM "Siana" ???
by tegarvandera 23 minutes ago
The Backyard Professor
by najdorf96 33 minutes ago
by Sqod 34 minutes ago
Illegal move- Touch rule
by Martin_Stahl 42 minutes ago
Tactic Training what to look at first?
by Franklin31113 45 minutes ago
DKINGISDEAD - King Maneuver Attack
by DKingIsDead 46 minutes ago
by FRENCHBASHER 46 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!