A Bit More of My Story:
When I was first learning chess, my problem was a serious shortage of information.
I lived in the remote Blue Mountains of Australia and had limited access to chess books, coaching and opponents, and at that time the inter... | Read More
If you do not know what a "doubles" tournament is. It is simple: 2 players per team and both players play on the same board, alternating moves every move. For example, I make move one and my partner makes move two, etc. There is a catch though. Yo... | Read More
Tl;dr I was okay, then I was winning, then I missed a bunch of draws, then I lost.
Today, the Pittsburgh Chess Club held a 20-board simultaneous exhibition with GM Shabalov! I was lucky and saw the announcement when it came out so it didn't get ... | Read More
Me and Samuel Deng( RookSacrifice) play a LOT of blitz on chess.com. We always have so many games that we can tease the other one with. For example, this 6-move mate against me seemed to really have caught on...
Well, I am not too fond of that o... | Read More
We played Kendal in the league last Wednesday. On paper, we had grading edges on all boards, so were looking for a victory again!
My game was pretty sharp - I played the opening poorly, but got back into it with a well-timed opening of the centre... | Read More