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Daily Chess Musings: Chess Chat with Sofia Doroshenko

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Tuesday, March 2, 2021. On The Daily Chess Musings Blog I have a running series of articles called Chess Chats where I conduct written interviews with interesting members of the chess community. Today, I posted a new Chess ChatContinue reading “Daily Chess Musings: Chess Chat with Sofia Doroshenko”

Giving Back to the Eade Foundation Has Never Been Easier

Go to : https://fbds.dollarstore.com/ discount code “chess”  Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Monday,  March 1, 2021. Anyone who has followed this channel for a while has seen how FIDE Master James Eade has contributed so much to the success of many of our playersContinue reading “Giving Back to the Eade Foundation Has Never Been Easier”

Trans Atlantic Chess Cooperative Online Training Series Scholarship Winners

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Sunday, February 28, 2021. The Eade Foundation considers chess to be a social good and thus strives to improve society through the promotion of chess literacy and chess excellence. To further this goal, FIDE Master James Eade asked meContinue reading “Trans Atlantic Chess Cooperative Online Training Series Scholarship Winners”

LEVON ARONIAN TO REPRESENT THE USA IN CHESS

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Saturday, February 27, 2021. Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian announced that he is leaving Armenia and will represent the United States for chess, citing what he said was Armenian officials’ indifference to chess as one of the reasons. “The past yearContinue reading “LEVON ARONIAN TO REPRESENT THE USA IN CHESS”

What do you Call a Mouse Slip on a Touch Screen?

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Thursday, February 25, 2021. We’ve all done it. Those times when you are cruising to a victory and then accidentally touch a neighboring square. Perhaps this fine motor skill mishap accidentally hangs your queen. Suddenly your game is lost.Continue reading “What do you Call a Mouse Slip on a Touch Screen?”

Trans Atlantic Chess Cooperative Online Training Series

As many of you know, I pride myself in offering young players amazing chess opportunities. To this end, I am thrilled that the The Eade Foundation has asked me to select ten players to receive a $125 scholarship good for a full ten sessions of the Trans Atlantic Chess Cooperative Online Training Series. This amazingContinue reading “Trans Atlantic Chess Cooperative Online Training Series”

Prize Update

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 8, 2021 Congratulations to Sebastien Mei (chessfor107) for winning one of New Year’s Blitz Chess Extravaganza Raffle Prizes. He used his $30 gift card for American Chess Equipment on this beautiful chess set. And speaking of prizes, I knowContinue reading “Prize Update”

WEEKLY CHESS TOURNAMENT RESULTS POSTED ON SUNDAYS

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 7, 2021 From now on we are going to be recognizing the winners of our weekly chess tournaments on Sunday Evenings. Each week we run 3 tournaments. The Friday Frenzy Blitz Tournament  is a weekly speed chess tournamentContinue reading “WEEKLY CHESS TOURNAMENT RESULTS POSTED ON SUNDAYS”

MIKHAIL ZINAR: A COMPOSITION

To win, white must promote a pawn to a Bishop 5 times! Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 5, 2021. For today’s episode, I present an absolutely brilliant puzzle as a tribute to the great chess problem composer Mikhail Afanasievich Zinar whom today, itContinue reading “MIKHAIL ZINAR: A COMPOSITION”