News and Notes: Gazette, Ribs, Missed Mate in One

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One of the positions that I featured in my e-mail newsletter is in Stephen Dann’s Worcester Telegram and Gazette Sunday Chess Column today. You can check it out here: http://www.telegram.com/article/20140629/NEWS/306299941/ Congrats to Jackson Chen, who just made National Master this … Continue reading

News and Notes: TT2 paperback, Happy Bday, more!

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Today’s Sunday Chess Column by Stephen Dann, Worcester Telegram and Gazette features a position of mine from the Bobby Fischer Memorial played in May. It is from my game against Joshua Jex, and I am Black. Black to play You … Continue reading

News and Notes: Vegas, Pawn Promotions, Hank Anzis, TT Bday

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Vegas Baby! I am heading to Las Vegas this weekend for the Las Vegas International Chess Festival and National Open.  I am meeting my “wing man” Francisco Baltier there.  Should be a good time! I have played in the National … 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

Chess Life, Colorado Springs Open, News and Notes

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  I am featured in the current March 2013 issue of Chess Life in the “Faces across the Board” section on page 9.   I was the assistant tournament director at the Colorado Springs Open this past weekend in Manitou … Continue reading

News and Notes: Cabin Fever, SwissSys, Drinking My Own Bath Water

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Tactics Time is featured in this week’s Sunday Chess Column by Stephen Dann, Worcester MA, Telegram & Gazette http://www.telegram.com/article/20130224/NEWS/102249740/ The puzzle is a really good one, which I really like.  Answer at the bottom.   This past week I was the … Continue reading

Chessbase 12, New Mexico, eBook, News and Notes

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I traveled down to Rio Rancho New Mexico last weekend to play in the New Mexico Senior Memorial tournament with my buddy Paul Grimm.  This was Paul’s first full weekend tournament in about 5 years.  Rio Rancho is about 5 … Continue reading

Media Circus!

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Tactics Time has been getting a lot of press lately! On Sunday my website was mentioned in Stephen Dann’s Chess Column, which appears in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette Newspaper.  Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts, after Boston. … Continue reading