Chess Journalists of America Award Nominees

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

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!

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

April 2012 Tactics Time Column

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

  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

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

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