13321 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!
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
South African junior c...
You want to know about me.
I love to spend good quality time out at sea fishing or patching my old pickup truck.
The stuff in life which is associated with true happiness is what I enjoy most.
What about chess?
What about it?
I hate it - it irritates the crap out of me, but I am trying my very best in every game.
What are you doing here on this site?
I am blessed to have two children playing for our junior chess provincial team and they love it. Like a good daddy support I them and here I am – playing my heart out so that I can teach them what they love to do.
My son has a very good coach and I am my daughter’s coach. So, please challenge me if you have something to show me.
They will compete in the Nationals championships in December – please show me every trick in the book!
You will find my game style very aggressive and unorthodox. I still cannot understand why one has to control the centre if you can launch a deadly attack from the flank. I had no formal training other than a few of the articles here on this website and analyzing lots of games.
The strongest attack is when you have the element of surprise on your side and play real hard. Stuff all the other rules!
Here is a lucky game I played here on this site:
Oh, and if you want to have fun with chess, join our group – The Galley. There we plunder and blunder like pirates!
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
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!