Can you believe my birthday was yesterday, May 12? I had such a great time. I'm so excited because I got some 300 US dollar headphones, some amazing books, and, best of all, an entire gallon of..... CHEESEBALLS!!!!!! | Czytaj więcej
This past weekend I played in the Arkansas Open in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The location for the tournament was atop Mt. Sequoyah, basically a large hill located on the east side of town. The venue for the tournament was changed a few weeks bef... | Czytaj więcej
Hi all I hope you enjoyed the show. If you missed it or just want to refresh I have noted a few key pointers.
1. If you have a choice between advancing pawn on the center or the flanks, go for the center.
2. For beginners read the book by... | Czytaj więcej
The Grandmaster Diet
By FM Mike Klein
From Chess Life, December, 2008
Look at any tournament hall: It is filled with discarded candy wrappers, sugared sodas, and bags of salted snacks. If you are a culprit, are you missing out ... | Czytaj więcej
Many years ago ... 1979 to be exact ... there was a good man who had a wife and family, but he was in dire straits. You see, Jimmy Carter was President. The nation was in a malaise. The "misery index" was nearly 22. The man had no steady w... | Czytaj więcej