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The Golden Ticket for an Iconic Summer Chess Experience

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Saturday, June 12, 2021. Yesterday, I saw advertisements for ten or so summer chess camps just by perusing through my Facebook feed. Of course, every chess camp claimed to be great, but in reality, very few can prove toContinue reading “The Golden Ticket for an Iconic Summer Chess Experience”

The Road to Chess Excellence

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Wednesday, June 8, 2021. For many, the road to chess excellence is elusive. Perhaps a superbly talented chess player lacks the motivation necessary to succeed. Others may have motivation but lack focus. The final ingredient is commitment and itContinue reading “The Road to Chess Excellence”

The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic Official Results

Hello All! The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic has been rated! The order listed on Tornelo (pictured below) is the order in which the prizes will be issued. If the USCF Report has you in a slightly different order, Coach Jay says: I don’t know why US Chess does not list players in tie-breakContinue reading “The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic Official Results”

FTX CRYPTO CUP PRELIMINARY ROUNDS

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Wednesday, May 26, 2021. The FTX Crypto Cup is a high-level online bitcoin chess tournament and holds a record prize pot for an online tournament of $320,000. As you have probably heard, this is one of the strongest lineupsContinue reading “FTX CRYPTO CUP PRELIMINARY ROUNDS”

THE STRONGEST CHESS TOURNAMENT IN HISTORY

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The Strongest Chess Tournament in History Begins on May 23 FTX Crypto Cup will take place from May 23-31. Its record $320,000 online prize fund has attracted a strong field of elite grandmasters. In fact,Continue reading “THE STRONGEST CHESS TOURNAMENT IN HISTORY”

How to Register for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

Registering for the Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic is as easy as 1, 2, 3… However, I know a lot of chess parents have never used Tornelo before so I made a tutorial. Please watch our three minute video on registration and then try it yourself. See you on Saturday, May 22 for TheContinue reading “How to Register for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic”

Practice Tournaments Make For Perfect Events

Scholastic chess players practice for hours and hours  to raise the likelihood of finishing near the top of the pack at state or national championship events. Champions do this because they know that once you are competing in an elite event, there are no take backs , no timeouts, no restarts and only one chanceContinue reading “Practice Tournaments Make For Perfect Events”

Play Chess for The Eade Foundation on May 22

On May 22, I am joining forces with Jay Stallings to host The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic. The purpose of this online event is to elevate cognizance for the Eade Foundation’s efforts of spreading chess literacy and chess excellence globally. This prestigious scholastic chess event will be a five round Swiss style chessContinue reading “Play Chess for The Eade Foundation on May 22”

We ❤︎ India Blitz Chess Extravaganza Winners & Results

Thank you to everyone who participated and helped us to raise over $600!

DAILY CHESS MUSINGS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND NEW LOGO

FIDE Candidates Homework

Chess Progress Report from Ethan Mei

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 14

Final Round

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 13

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 12

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 11

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 10

THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUNDS 8 & 9

2020-2021 FIDE Candidates Tournament: Who Are You Rooting For?

THE FIDE CANDIDATES’ TOURNAMENT RESUMES IN JUST 4 DAYS