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

  • 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. gazetteYou can check it out here: http://www.telegram.com/article/20140629/NEWS/306299941/
  • Congrats to Jackson Chen, who just made National Master this past week!  I wrote a newsletter about this, entitled “Action Jackson”, and sent it out yesterday.action jackson ribs You can check it out here:  http://archive.aweber.com/tacticstime/9Yjdf/h/Tactics_Time_Chess_Newsletter_.htm and be sure to subscribe to the newsletter if you haven’t already!  It is free, and comes out about 3 times a week.

  • Paul Covington uploaded some nice pictures that he took of the New Mexico vs Colorado team match.  Brian-surrendersYou can see them here: http://paulcovington.com/
  • Brian Wall got checkmated last Tuesday by 12 year old Justin Alter.  I posted the position on my facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/TacticsTime and it went quite viral, with over 10,000 views!  Be sure to “like” my page if you haven’t already.  White to play.

    White to Play, from the game Justin Alter vs Brian Wall, Denver Chess Club, June 2014

    White to Play, from the game Justin Alter vs Brian Wall, Denver Chess Club, June 2014

  • I finished listening to “Lisa a Chess Novel” on audio book. It is quite excellent. I wrote a 5 star review this morning, which is up on amazon now.






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