Over the past few years my play has improved dramatically, much more than I thought it would at this stage of life. For what it's worth, I've zeroed in on some of the reasons and would like to share them.
Don't fear losing. This is perhaps the bi... | Read More
We have to ask ourselves: when is a passed pawn ready to march? We differentiate three cases:
(c) When the advance takes place with the intention of sacrificng the pawn, so the enemy King may be decisively drawn off from the field of battle. An e... | Read More
Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.
You can read about the past days:
Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9,
Day 10, Day 11, Day 12, Day... | Read More
Hi there, I wanted to share a recent game I played against the Chess.com computer level 4, which I think makes the same kind of descisions that somone in the 900s - 1200s range tends to make. I decided to use the Petroff Defense, which I am li... | Read More
Several chess students mention that solving tactics puzzles is easy because you know that there has to be a tactical win, while in your own chess games it is much harder to find those tactics.
Of course this is true to some extend, but to push yo... | Read More