But what about the children?

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While doing my podcast last week with chess author John Herron, I had a realization that most of the chess authors and teachers and coaches are really interested and focused on helping kids to improve. This is probably obvious, but … Continue reading

News and Notes: Chess Comeback after 25 years, Broken Pawn, CJA

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I played in the Loveland Open this past weekend which was a lot of fun! There were 60 players, from 6 different states: Colorado Wyoming Arizona North Carolina California Alaska!   Wow! Nice! Here is a nice tactic from one … Continue reading

John Herron Podcast

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Today’s podcast features John Herron. John and I talked about: His book Total Chess Learn Teach and Play the Easy 123 Way John’s 1-2-3 concept for breaking up chess ideas. Classification of different chess tactics including some original tactics motifs … Continue reading

25,000 moves on RHP, Loveland Open, Xtreme Chess

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I just played my 25,000 move on Red Hot Pawn!  Red Hot Pawn awards players a different colored star next to their name based on how many moves they have made, and you get a darker star after 25,000 moves. … Continue reading