Tactics Time Comments/Feedback

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I am continually amazed at how much feedback I get about the Tactics Time Books. I see feedback via reviews on amazon tweets facebook comments blog posts e-mails etc Normally I don’t respond in detail to much of the feedback … Continue reading

Grandmaster Jesse Kraai podcast

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Last night, Anthea Carson and I did a podcast with a super special guest - Grandmaster Jesse Kraai! We talked about Jesse’s book Lisa: A Chess Novel Philosophy Chess Lessons from the book Social dynamics in the chess world Chess metaphors … Continue reading

2001: A Chess Odyssey – Lessons Learned Making it to Expert

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This month of August has been a crazy one for me chess wise! On July 31, my rating was 1825.  3 days later it was 1952, and 8 days after that it was 2006! As I am writing this, my … Continue reading

The Sharknado of Colorado Chess

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Happy Shark Week! This previous Friday night, my good friend Anthea Carson asked me if I wanted to go up with her to Denver to play in Life Master Brian Wall’s new Friday night Taco Bell tournament on the 16th … Continue reading

April 2013 Tactics Time Column

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Click Here to read the April 2013 Tactics Time Column from the Colorado State Chess Association’s magazine the Colorado Chess Informant in PDF. Tournaments include: Winter Springs Open Colorado Springs Panera Bread Tournaments Fort Collins Wild Boar and more! Players … Continue reading

News and Notes: Paperback Book, Kids Book, Portuguese Book!

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St. Patrick’s Day Newsletter In case you missed it, here is a link to my special newsletter that I sent out on St. Patrick’s Day: http://archive.aweber.com/tacticstime/7BcWg/h/Happy_St_Patrick_s_Day_.htm I included some news about chess eBooks, and news about my book being possibly … Continue reading

Book Review: Chess is Child’s Play

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When I first heard the title “Chess is Child’s Play” I thought it was a low budget sequel about a murderous doll named Chuckie who comes back to life, and tortures the nerdy members of the chess club.  But all joking … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! Here in Colorado Springs, we are having a white Christmas for the first time in 25 years! In case you didn’t see it, you can read my Christmas e-mail newsletter here: http://archive.aweber.com/tacticstime/EZZVs/h/Merry_Christmas_.htm.  It includes a really cool chess … Continue reading

Tactics Time News and Notes

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Sales of the Tactics Time eBook have been great.  We are still number 1 in the Kindle chess book sales.  We have been in and out of the top ten for all book sales.  I am guessing that a lot … Continue reading