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

The Happy Meal of Chess Books!

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I got a pingback on my blog today from “Chess Book Reviews” with a review for Tactics Time, entitled “The Happy Meal of Chess Books“ You can read the blog here: http://chessbookreviews.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/the-happy-meal-of-tactics-books/  Now I don’t want to seem like I … Continue reading

Tactics Time now in Paperback!

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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

Free Kindle chess books today

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There are some good kindle chess books on free promo today: Lisa, A Chess Novel by Gradnmaster Jesse Krai is on free promo right now.  You can check it out here: http://www.amazon.com/Lisa-A-Chess-Novel-ebook/dp/B00FW63QKS I have not read it myself yet, but … 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

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

How to Write a Chess Book

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Today I want to share some “lessons learned” that I got from writing my first chess book, Tactics Time! 1001 Chess Tactics from the Games of Everyday Chess Players [Kindle Edition], which you can check out here: http://amzn.to/Wu9zmh.  These tips … Continue reading

John Herron Podcast

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Today’s podcast features John Herron. John and I talked about: His book Total Chess Learn Teach and Play the Easy 123 Way John’s 1-2-3 concept for breaking up chess ideas. Classification of different chess tactics including some original tactics motifs … Continue reading

Daoud Zupa Podcast Interview

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Today’s podcast features Denver Chess Club President Daoud Zupa. Daoud and I talked about: How he got interested in chess His extensive chess book collection, and favorite chess books His favorite tournaments that he has played in Interactions with Grandmasters … Continue reading