Randy Reynolds Podcast Interview

Today’s podcast features Randy Reynolds. Randy has been very active in the Colorado Chess scene the past 10 years  He: runs tournaments and helps organize events teaches chess to children in schools and private lessons is the former editor of … Continue reading

The problem with Michael de la Maza’s Rapid Chess Improvement

   Michael de la Maza in his outstanding “400 points in 400 days” articles (Part 1 here: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles148.pdf Part 2 here: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles150.pdf) laid out a plan he called “The Seven Circles”.    Michael de la Maza is probably the biggest … Continue reading

Chris Peterson Podcast

Today’s podcast features Chris Peterson Chris is very active in the Denver Chess scene, and currently helps organize events, and runs the Denver Chess Club website. Chris and I talked about: The Denver Chess Club Running a chess club and … Continue reading

Carson Crusher, Mall Rats, Musicals, More

My good friend Anthea Carson just posted a cool game on her facebook page.  See if you can find her killer move here, with white to move.  Answer at the bottom. Colorado added a new tournament this year, the Colorado … Continue reading

Tim Brennan Podcast Interview

Today’s podcast features me, Tim Brennan Andy Pineda of Fort Collins asked me if I would be interested in doing a podcast, where he would interview me, which I thought was a fun idea. Andy and I talked about: How … Continue reading

News and Notes: Springs Chess Champ, Pet Peeves, Handshakes, Chess.com

Congrats to Dan Avery who won the recent Colorado Springs Club Championship! I didn’t play in the event, mostly because I don’t like playing unrated chess games. I am not sure why the club chooses to play unrated games, since … Continue reading