Chess Journalists of America Award Nominees

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Paul Covingon sent me an email this morning with the subject “CJA” saying: Tim, http://chessjournalism.org/2014entries/entries.htm. TT is entered by New in Chess Congrats and good luck! Thanks Paul! I was also happy to see that the Colorado Chess Informant magazine … 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

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

April 2012 Tactics Time Column

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Here is the April 2012 Tactics Time Chess Tactics Column that appeared in the Colorado Chess Informant Magazine, which comes out 4 times a year. Fred Spell is the editor, and does an outstanding job. You can read the full … Continue reading

Jamie Moyer’s Secret to Success applied to your Chess Game

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  Last week 49 year old Jamie Moyer picked up a well earned win for the Colorado Rockies, the baseball team here.  My friend and super active chess player Dean Brown was there to watch it live.    None of … Continue reading

Xtreme Chess Champs, USCF Memberships, Magnus Carlsen Interview

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Here is a video that Jennifer Shahade posted for the “Xtreme Chess Champs” show It is kind of amusing. Seems like there is a wide range of playing ability with the contestants.  One player was hanging pieces, while another was … Continue reading

The Barry Bonds of Colorado Chess

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Dean Brown has been reading my Tactics Time newsletter for a few months now, which is like injecting gorilla juicehead mental chess steroids into your brain! When a chess player subscribes to my newsletter their tactical skill set after a … Continue reading