People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to hedge a bet, then I would also guess that... | Read More
In 2012, the ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC) was created to provide young, talented chess players an opportunity to play a round-robin championship at a long time control. The event gradually evolved from only two sectio... | Read More
Chess would be great for my kids, but where do I start?
I'd love to help start a chess program at my school, but I'm a math/science/English teacher and I know nothing about teaching chess.
I run a homeschool program with limit... | Read More
By Maret Thorpe. Photo: Tae Moon
[Reprinted with permission of the author and US Chess.]
“I’m so honored to have made it on to the first iteration of the Top Women Age 50 and Over! I hope these newly added lists encourage mo... | Read More
I get countless questions that ask about taste in chess (No, don’t eat the pieces!). Taste, in this case, refers to a preference for positional or tactical situations.
(However, if you MUST eat the pieces, please buy a chess cake or a ches... | Read More