I played in the Continental Open this year, 8 Aug - 10 Aug 2014 in Sturbridge MA. Great turnout, fun games, and I even got Carissa Yip's autograph on my rollup board :-)
This blog is an overall summary. I will post a few additio... | Czytaj więcej
Last year, after deciding to begin studying chess, I read Reassess Your Chess by Silman.
To be honest, I didn't get far. Mostly because I didn't have any real chess skills yet that could be reassessed. I do plan to get back to within the next 6 ... | Czytaj więcej
I understand thata chess player's Online Chess ratings will almost always be a lot higher than Live ratings.This is beacuse there is a lot more time to contemplate our decision and there is very little pressure.
I have never accused any players... | Czytaj więcej
When I began studying chess at the end of 2013, I read many times something like "Don't waste your time studying openings until you are at least 1800(2000 sometimes).".
Usually, such statements ... | Czytaj więcej
I recently decided updated my post on The Best Android Apps for Chess. The post has been easily my most popular post on chess.com with over 30,000 reads; it's also one of the top hits for Android apps and chess.
Since the post seems to be a usefu... | Czytaj więcej