Rook endings occur very often. Therefore it is good to be working, and keep working, on your rook endings.
In my own games I very often see that my opponents don't have a good "feel" for rook endings. And that has saved me many many points!
Here... | Read More
Chessbase is doing a great job, analyzing and going over the US 2016 Chess Championships. Click here for their latest coverage (as of 04/19/2016).
However, running concurrently with the US Chess Championships is the US Women's Championships! IMO ... | Read More
You want to improve your blitz results ? Here are some hints.
First of all let's look at what you want to achieve :
Improve your blitz rating
Improve your blitz results in general
Win more often blitz tourneys
Win more often against higher rated... | Read More
I have written a few times before about rook endings. Rook endings can occur quite often, and I also noticed ... quite often that quite some of my opponents don't seem to either have studied rook endings or they don't seem to have a "feel" for roo... | Read More
I've had an interest in tactics books for some time now. They have some distinct advantages over other types of books:
no board required
readable anywhere (on the train, over lunch, etc.)
short time commitment-meaning if you got five minutes yo... | Read More