Guys, I just want to say that chess books are very helpful. They can show tactics, openings, and common endgames. However, I feel that purchasing a chess.com membership does the job. For only $100/$50 a year, you can receive many features. Firs... | Read More
Online Elo is currently 1145 and my chess mentor is currently 1502. I am going to actively be working on the chess mentor and read and implementiny "The Process of Decision Making in Chess" Vol 1 and 2 by Phillip Ochman. I will be reviewing the bo... | Read More
Evaluating Chess Progress
After all is said and done, progress in chess is “measured” by “ratings” (that is a numerical “score”) in several different areas. The main ones we use in the C&O scholastic programs are... | Read More
December 2015 Goals
I have tried this in the past but it has only last a month or so, but now that I’m completed with (most likely) all of my college courses, I will have more time to dedicate to both chess, and this chess blog.
Come Febru... | Read More
I watch the occasional chess video, but when it comes to chess I think I learn more readily by playing through instruction.
When I was in high school, this meant playing through The Complete Chessplayer by Fred Reinfeld on a board in my bedroom. ... | Read More