I learned an important lesson last week at the chess club – the difference between “delay” and “Bronstein delay”. I am sure many of you know this, but in case you don’t – it is worth taking 5 minutes to … Continue reading
I’d come across ideas in math and chess and how they’re related all the time when I was writing Tactics Time, and I’m pretty sure its of interest to many folks and how chess can be better used in education … Continue reading
Last night I received a package with 10 copies of the Tactics Time paperback book in it! Anthea came over, and we both opened it together at the same time. Neither one of us had seen it yet, so it … Continue reading
Click Here to read the July 2013 Tactics Time Column from the Colorado State Chess Association’s magazine the Colorado Chess Informant in PDF. Tournaments include: Denver Memorial Day Tournament Colorado Springs Panera Bread Tournaments Colorado Closed and more! Players include: … Continue reading
This movie looks good! Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Dennis Haysbert.
I got a question/comment about this position in my latest “broadcast” email, which you can read here: http://archive.aweber.com/tacticstime/NOj_1/h/Millionaire_Chess_Insanity_and.htm about this position with Black to Move: Here is the answer I gave in the newsletter: Answer Here is the complete game: … Continue reading
The Tactics Time Book is now available in paperback! It just came out on Friday the 13th, which was also my 40th birthday! So that was really cool! Here is the announcement from the publisher, New in Chess – http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=99391e2d9ccd853f1235e5ec5&id=0ebc70cf17
16 year old WCM Claudia Muñoz recently wrote a really nice review of Tactics Time on her excellent blog, http://claudiamunoz.com/index.php/en/chess-book-reviews/4744-my-book-review-on-tactics-time-1001-chess-tactics Claudia is currently participating in the 2013 World Youth Chess Championship in the United Arab Emirates! Good luck Claudia!
Thanks to Kingscrusher for taking the time to do a video review of my eBook! Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube channel – he makes a ton of amazing chess videos!
There are some exciting events coming up in Colorado – next weekend Grandmaster Timur Gareev is going to be doing a blindfold simul at Brian Wall’s Inaugural Corner Bakery Open, November 2 – 3, 2013 4 round Swiss system tournament. … Continue reading
Before the Denver Open Chess Tournament, I sat down and did a podcast with Life Master Brian Wall. Brian is a legend in Colorado Chess with multiple titles to his name. He has won all of the strongest tournaments in … Continue reading
What I have learned recently is that there are “chess titles” and “chess classes”… With so many Colorado players crossing over the 2000 mark lately, there has been some confusion – for example if someone gets over 2000 – they … Continue reading