With less than 10 days to the start of the Baku chess Olympiad, chess.com Africa looks at the top African teams and what they bring to the brilliance and success of the 2016 Chess Olympiad.
The top 7 chess playing countries in Africa according to... | Read More
I played in the 2016 Mayor's Open in Hammond, Indiana on August 13th, 2016. The time control was G/40 with no delay. There were 4 divisions: Scholastic U400, Scholastic U700, Scholastic Open, and Adult Open. Most of the participants in the Open di... | Read More
"Fortune," if we are to believe the Latin proverb, "favors those who are brave enough not to resign, for they shall find a cheapo." And this pretty much sums up my recent games against higher-rated players.
In the Green Bay Open in July, I found ... | Read More
Over the few days, I have been grinding my tatics rating over 2700 and here is a short guide (from my experience) on how to get your tactics trainer rating higher.
1. Don't stress over the timer
Although the rating point... | Read More
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In the last article I described the basics of the chess Olympiad, and mentioned that it used to be dominated – almost tediously so – by the USSR. But the chess world is different now an... | Read More