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Località: Boulder, CO, United States
Registrato: 08/05/07
Ultima connessione: 23/08/12
Punti: 15 punti

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    A Superior Tactician member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled as a superior tactician.&rdqu... | Leggi tutto

  • Can A GM And Rybka Beat Stockfish?

    Around June, Rubik's Cube extraordinaire and chess aficionado Tyson Mao approached me with a fascinating proposal. Together with his friend Jesse Levinson, Tyson was exploring the current state of computer chess engines. It is well establis... | Leggi tutto

  • Dreams: The Secret Formula For Chess Success, Part 5

    What in the world is a chess dream? And how can such a thing help your game? This series is all about dreams (okay, it’s also about imbalances and patterns), and it’s presented in a question-and-answer format. Some of the positions will be ha... | Leggi tutto

  • 10 Bad Habits In "Searching For Bobby Fischer"

    It is time for the big national scholastic tournaments here in the U.S., and that means that we are going to witness thousands of kids making similar mistakes on and off the chess board. A clear sign of a person getting older is when he starts c... | Leggi tutto

  • Mastering Opposite-Colored Bishops

    As beginners, we are taught a litany of strategic precepts that inform our thought process and shape our general understanding. "Occupy the center," "knights before bishops," "the rook's place is behind the passed pawn" — all of thes... | Leggi tutto

    • Chess Mentor & its explanation

      Hi,  Its no doubt that chess mentor is really a helpful tool of I have learnt a lot from this wonderful tool. But sometimes questions arise in my mind when i read through its explanation.   Yesterday i was trying this problem (See ... | Leggi tutto

      • Nibir2
      • | 23/ago/2015
      • | 169 visualizzazioni
      • | 7 commenti
    • How to get the most out of the Chess Mentor

      Chess Mentor is a great feature, but please don't do like I did at first and just click on the Orange button "Start Your Free Lessons Now!".  Instead go to View Courses ( ) and peruse the titles and find s... | Leggi tutto

      • jinman2718
      • | 15/ago/2015
      • | 302 visualizzazioni
      • | 0 commenti
    • Chess Mentor lessons rated

      In this blog I will review the chess mentor lessons that I have done, because some are better than others. In fact, some are terrible! However, some are great. Let's separate the wheat from the chaff. Most excellent: 5 Stars. Guess The Move: Dom... | Leggi tutto

      • jinman2718
      • | 07/ago/2015
      • | 228 visualizzazioni
      • | 4 commenti
    • May and June Training Recap

      USCF Rating: 1753 Year to date: +223 At the beginning of the year I identified several of my chess shortcomings that I thought were holding me back from crossing the 1600 level. They included: Lazy/impatient thinking Misunderstanding the positi... | Leggi tutto

      • Chessmo
      • | 11/lug/2015
      • | 296 visualizzazioni
      • | 3 commenti
    • Statics vs Dynamics

      One of the prerequisites for sustained progress in any challenging field is an effective feedback loop that goes something like this: Perform --> Receive Feedback --> Reflect on the Feedback --> Make Changes --> Perform Again.   I'v... | Leggi tutto

      • Chessmo
      • | 01/lug/2015
      • | 418 visualizzazioni
      • | 1 commento