Reader Questions on Sunday’s Newsletter Chess Tactic

I got a few questions about the chess tactic that I sent out on Sunday, which you can read here: http://archive.aweber.com/tacticstime/Bj9Co/h/Tactics_Time_Chess_Newsletter_.htm. Here is the position in question, with white to move: James writes: Hi Tim, You got my vote; your … Continue reading

Gaining 173 Rating Points in One Month

I’ve been getting a lot of great feedback and e-mail from chess players, newsletter readers, and customers, from all over the world, who have been telling me that they have been winning more games, raising their chess rating, and having … Continue reading

No Triple Crown? Have a Triple Pawns Chess Tactic

I was disappointed to learn today that “I’ll Have Another” won’t be competing for the Triple Crown this year. From the AP: I’ll Have Another’s bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended stunningly Friday when the chestnut … Continue reading

An interesting Chess Tactic from the US Women’s Championship Playoff

There has been a lot going on in the chess world these days! The US Chess Championship just finished up over the weekend, the US Women’s Chess Championship finished on Monday in an exciting playoff match, and the World Chess … Continue reading

April 2012 Tactics Time Column

Here is the April 2012 Tactics Time Chess Tactics Column that appeared in the Colorado Chess Informant Magazine, which comes out 4 times a year. Fred Spell is the editor, and does an outstanding job. You can read the full … Continue reading

January 2012 Tactics Time Column

Below is the January 2012 Tactics Time Chess Tactics Column that appeared in the Colorado Chess Informant magazine, which you can read online for free here: http://www.coloradochess.com/informant/January%202012.pdf. Click the image to open the column in PDF format. Included are games … Continue reading