Secret: if your local club makes some big changes to tournaments, many things may not turn out exactly right.
It looks like the Pittsburgh Chess Club is moving toward faster time controls so people don't need to spend as much time playing. This ... | Read More
On Saturday 9th April I headed back to Munich. Unfortunately I wasn't able to play much for Munich 1836 this year but at least could drop in en-route to Dubai for the last round. We were in second place, ahead of the other Munich team (Tarrasch) b... | Read More
This is the 2016 edition of the Blitz chess Tournament in TIFR. There were 8 participants in all. Each player played everyone else, so there were a total of 7 rounds. The time control was 5 min + 5 sec increment for each move.
Here is my perspe... | Read More
So, I was playing blitz on chess.com, but are more usual see me playing bullet.
I was playing blitz because i want to get better in chess so bullet isn't are the way, I had a concetration which helped me to don't lose mi mind seeing in... | Read More
Yesterday, in a game my intuition misguided me as early as move 8: I "semi-sacrificed" a rook and two pawns for two pieces and active play. It turned out that my initiative was not as great as it looked like on first glance. My opponent was able t... | Read More