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DCM Spring Invitational Chess Tournament in Los Altos Hills

On Saturday, April 22, I hosted the Daily Chess Musings Spring Invitational Chess Tournament at the Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills, California. This was a very special event for me as it was the first invitational chess tournament I have organized since the onset of the pandemic. As is my tradition, thereContinue reading “DCM Spring Invitational Chess Tournament in Los Altos Hills”

CalChess Journal Fall 2022

The Fall 2022 issue of the CalChess Journal is a whopping 33 pages filled with California chess news, Bay Area chess results and annotated games from NorCal chess players. 

Blitz Chess Mondays with Lauren Goodkind

Announcing a new weekly chess tournament hosted by the Daily Chess Musings Club on Chess.com. Blitz Chess Mondays with Lauren Goodkind will pair your chess moves with Lauren’s coaching skills which is sure to create lots of exciting chess as well as teaching moments. The Daily Chess Musings online chess club was founded on JulyContinue reading “Blitz Chess Mondays with Lauren Goodkind”

Time’s Running Out to Enter Our Free Chess Raffle for the Month of March

Registering for your chance to win is easy and free! Take a moment to enter the free raffle and you could win gift cards from American Chess Equipment. Follow the simple instructions at the bottom of this page: https://dailychessmusings.com/2022/02/10/upcoming-chess-events-2/

Raffle Deadline Extended

A Daily Chess Musings club member pointed out to me that I had mistakenly listed the end of March instead of February in an email sent out about our twitch raffle. To be fair to everyone, I have decided to extend the deadline for the raffle until the end of March. This means that isContinue reading “Raffle Deadline Extended”

Blitz Tournament Tonight

I will be playing and streaming in the Daily Chess Musings’ Pop Up Blitz Tournament tonight (2/20/2022) at 7:00 PM Pacific Time. Join me for five rounds of five minute fun either by playing in the event by clicking this link: https://www.chess.com/play/tournament/2970503?action=undefined Or by following my Twitch Stream here: https://www.twitch.tv/dailychessmusings

Daily Chess Musings’ Fun Fridays

Celebrate the start of the weekend with Fun Friday chess events. The Daily Chess Musings Club has two blitz tournaments scheduled where Coach Chris will jump around and comment on players’ games in progress. In between the two tournaments, he will be open for challenges for 10 min games. 5:00 PM Pacific Time Friday FrenzyContinue reading “Daily Chess Musings’ Fun Fridays”

Win Prizes in our Free Chess Raffle

Register now for your chance to win valuable gift cards from American Chess Equipment! To register for the free raffle follow the instructions here: https://dailychessmusings.com/2022/02/10/upcoming-chess-events-2/

Upcoming Chess Events

Dear Chess Friends, I want to let you know about our new online chess event format. Beginning this week, you may notice some extra online chess tournaments “Pop-Up” in the Daily Chess Musings chess club on chess.com. When you see one, join up and participate to earn a raffle ticket in our monthly prize drawingContinue reading “Upcoming Chess Events”

Don’t miss out on our Free Thanksgiving Break Chess Camp for 2021!

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my Daily Chess Musing for Tuesday, November 16th, 2021. The Daily Chess Musings Free Thanksgiving Break Chess Camp will take place on place online on November 26th, 27th and 28th. During our chess camp, your child will focus on chess skills and development trainingContinue reading “Don’t miss out on our Free Thanksgiving Break Chess Camp for 2021!”

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”