May 29, 2017
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I am a founding member and admin of the DHLC (Dan Heisman Learning Center). And I am the founder and superadmin of the Slow Chess League and Join us for swiss and other tournament formats at time controls of G/45+45 and G/90+30 (negotiated time format) or G/25+10 and G/45+5 (live club tournaments). Or join our new Live Club Tournaments for more live tournament fun.


My concentration as a Moderator is answering questions and generally doing my best to help all members get the most out of


Recommended Chess Books (list in progress - up to intermediate):

FCO Fundamental Chess Openings - Van Der Sterren

Learn Chess Tactics - Nunn

Chess Middlegames: Essential Knowledge - Averbakh

Winning Chess Strategy for Kids - Coakley

Winning Chess Exercises for Kids - Coakley

Chess Strategy Workbook - Bardwick

A Guide to Chess Improvement - Heisman

The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played - Chernev

Silman's Complete Endgame Course - Silman


Other good books:

Is Your Move Safe? - Heisman

Looking for Trouble - Heisman

Predator at the Chessboard 1+2 - Farnsworth

Back to Basics: Tactics - Heisman

Power Chess for Kids 1+2 - Hertan


Recommended Android Software:


PGN Master

Chess King software (huge selection of mostly great titles)

SCID on the Go



Analyze This

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