Colorado Open Podcast

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Today I did a fun podcast at the Colorado Open!   Guests include Life Master Brian Wall, Brian’s son Devon Wall, Francisco Baltier, and Daniel Herman The huge turnout at the 2014 Colorado Open (158 players!) The Lemming Opening The … Continue reading

Maurice Ashley Podcast

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Today I had the honor of doing a podcast interview with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley! From the Millionaire Chess website, Maurice Ashley made history as the first African-American International Grandmaster and translated his love to others as a three-time national championship … Continue reading

January 2014 Tactics Time Column

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Click Here to read the January 2014 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 Colorado Open and more! Players include: Anthea … Continue reading

October 2013 Tactics Time Column

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Click Here to read the October 2013 Tactics Time Column from the Colorado State Chess Association’s magazine the Colorado Chess Informant in PDF. Tournaments include: Summer Solstice Colorado Springs Panera Bread Tournaments Colorado Open and more! Players include: Will Wolf … 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

You can call me… Carlos Danger!

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I have had a crazy week of chess here in Colorado!  I played rated games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On Thursday I played at the Panera Bread on Powers Blvd in Colorado Springs.  I was paired against a young … 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