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 the Colorado Chess Informant
- former secretary of the Colorado State Chess Association
Randy and I talked about:
- His upcoming tournament, the Loveland Open (see tournament details below)
- Tips and tricks for teaching chess to children
- Randy’s chess career
- how he has reached an all time high rating and tips for chess improvement
- Randy’s take on some issues in Colorado Chess “politics”
- Chess books
- and much more!
You are sure to enjoy this podcast!
TacticsTime.com MP3 podcast interview with Randy Reynolds (Right Click to download)
Randy’s USCF Rating History.
Tournament Information for Randy’s upcoming tournament. I will be playing, and looking forward to it!
Loveland Open, February 11 – 12, 2012
4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/2 G/1
Site: Larimer County Fairgrounds, McKee Community Building, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO 80538.
Directions: I-25 to exit 259. Head East to Fairgrounds Ave. light and turn left. Watch for the arched entrance on the left.
Open: Open to all USCF members and unrated.
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated < 1600 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 ($30 if rec’d by Feb. 9th)
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: 8-9:30 AM, Rounds: 10 AM, 4 PM; 9 AM, 3 PM..
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
25% discount off advance entry fee if Junior, Senior, or unrated.