October 2014 Tactics Time Column

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Click Here to read the October 2014 Tactics Time Column from the Colorado State Chess Association’s magazine the Colorado Chess Informant in PDF. Tournaments include: First Northgate Open Denver Chess Club Rocky Mountain Team Colorado Open and more! Players include: … Continue reading

July 2014 Tactics Time Column

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Click Here to read the July 2014 Tactics Time Column from the Colorado State Chess Association’s magazine the Colorado Chess Informant in PDF. Tournaments include: Colorado Springs Chess Center Denver Chess Club Tribute to Bobby Fischer and more! Players include: … Continue reading

Millionaire Chess Open Report Card

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I wanted to share some thoughts and reflections on the Millionaire Chess Open, which recently concluded. The tournament was held at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, which was a great location. I have played in … Continue reading

Colorado Open Podcast

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Today I did a fun podcast at the Colorado Open!   Guests include Life Master Brian Wall, Brian’s son Devon Wall, Francisco Baltier, and Daniel Herman The huge turnout at the 2014 Colorado Open (158 players!) The Lemming Opening The … Continue reading

Tactics Time Comments/Feedback

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I am continually amazed at how much feedback I get about the Tactics Time Books. I see feedback via reviews on amazon tweets facebook comments blog posts e-mails etc Normally I don’t respond in detail to much of the feedback … Continue reading

Maurice Ashley Podcast

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Today I had the honor of doing a podcast interview with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley! From the Millionaire Chess website, Maurice Ashley made history as the first African-American International Grandmaster and translated his love to others as a three-time national championship … Continue reading

Chess Journalists of America Award Nominees

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Paul Covingon sent me an email this morning with the subject “CJA” saying: Tim, http://chessjournalism.org/2014entries/entries.htm. TT is entered by New in Chess Congrats and good luck! Thanks Paul! I was also happy to see that the Colorado Chess Informant magazine … Continue reading

News and Notes: Gazette, Ribs, Missed Mate in One

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One of the positions that I featured in my e-mail newsletter is in Stephen Dann’s Worcester Telegram and Gazette Sunday Chess Column today. You can check it out here: http://www.telegram.com/article/20140629/NEWS/306299941/ Congrats to Jackson Chen, who just made National Master this … Continue reading

News and Notes: TT2 paperback, Happy Bday, more!

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Today’s Sunday Chess Column by Stephen Dann, Worcester Telegram and Gazette features a position of mine from the Bobby Fischer Memorial played in May. It is from my game against Joshua Jex, and I am Black. Black to play You … Continue reading