5:15am - Alarm goes off. I pop out of bed. I never snooze. I'm almost always excited for the day!
5:16-5:40am - Emails, emails, emails. Slack, slack, slack. Many of our team members from around the world have already been at work for hours and I... | Read More
Powerful US Teams Head to Olympiad in Baku
By IM John Donaldson, Team Captain
Fabiano Caruana at the U.S. Championships. Photo: Spectrum Studios
Two powerful American teams will soon be heading to Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 42nd Chess Olympiad... | Read More
If you love chess, it might be because you grew up with it from a young age. Perhaps the game was introduced to you by a parent or family member. You remember how they told you to put away your tinker toys, your legos, your Barbies, and other toys... | Read More
Many blitz matches begin by this move where white will take out its queen all the way to h5 square threatening to checkmate in 3 moves.
The usual response by black to scare away the queen is g6. This is a big mistake.
The white queen then captur... | 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