Pete Short Interview

My long time great friend and chess wingman Pete Short joins me for this weeks podcast! Pete is a great story teller, and shares lots of hilarious tales of his chess adventures over the years.  Inside you will hear: “Clogs … Continue reading

July 2004 Tactics Time Column: Swindle Master

July 2004 Tactics Time Column The July 2004 issue of Tactics Time featured some interesting positions. In the first position Paul Grimm showed why he was known as the “swindle master”, and is a good argument for the “never resign” … Continue reading

Paul Anderson Interview

This week Tactics Time had the priviledge of interviewing Paul Anderson.  Paul is a long time member of the Colorado Springs Chess Club, and writes a light hearted weekly newsletter where he shares games, news, videos and stories about chess. In this week’s … Continue reading

April 2004 Tactics Time: Smothered Mate

April 2004 was an exciting time for chess in Colorado, because we had just completed the “Edward Levy Memorial” tournament, which was a huge Bill Goichberg Continental Chess Association tournament with hundreds of people, including top GMs, and thousands of dollars … Continue reading

Fred Spell Interview

In this week’s Tactics Time podcast Tim interviewed Fred Spell.  Fred is a great asset to the Colorado Chess Community, serving as Editor of the Colorado Chess Informant and doing an outstanding job, being an active tournament player, organizing and directing outstanding tournaments, and maintaining his … Continue reading

January 2004 Tactics Time Chess Column: Boden’s Mate Surprise

I first started “Tactics Time” as a column for the Colorado Chess Informant Magazine in January 2004, when I was also the editor of the quarterly state magazine.  Each column contained 9 different tactics problems from real games played between Colorado players. My … Continue reading

Tactics Time Podcast now available on iTunes!

You can now subscribe to, and download the latest “Tactics Time” podcasts in the iTunes store! Click this link to go there now: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tactics-time/id436422044 For more information on subscribing to podcasts in iTunes visit http://www.apple.com/itunes/features/#podcasts You can also search “Tactics … Continue reading

Anthea Carson Interview

Anthea Carson is a very active tournament chess player in Colorado, and is the author of the book “How to Play Chess Like an Animal”. In this Tactics Time Podcast Tim and Anthea talk about Anthea’s book “How to Play Chess … Continue reading