In my last two OTB tournaments I've played up into the top section, which gives me the opportunity to play against more Experts and Class A players. Looking back at my stats on uschess.org, it shows that I don't have a whole lot of experience at t... | Read More
This is part of series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet the guy who started Chess.com and still runs it today: Erik!
Who are you?
My name is Erik. I’m 38 years old and I live in Bay Area,... | Read More
8/10/2015: I'm' just writing this out as more of a journal than a Blog post.
So after 60 games of on-line chess my record is 34 wins, 25 losses and 1 draw. Right now my rating is at 1364. The highest rating I have reached was 1494 on Nov 19,... | Read More
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Tournament #23 : Chess Nut, 10/12/91
Fred A Olds Elementary, Raleigh, NC
TD: Edwin Chamberlain
Time Control: G/60
Finally, we reach the portion ... | Read More
The purpose of the previous two posts is simply background, how I got to where I am. The reason I am doing this is not simply to share anicdotes with people who play chess, but in this new age of computers and understanding to develop my game.... | Read More