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

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 6 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 24, 2021. Both Jorden van Foreest and Alireza Firouzja scored wins in round 6 of the 2021 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. With all the other games finishing in draws, Firouzja and Foreest move into the group of sixContinue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 6 Recap”

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 2 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 17, 2021. Today was another great day for chess and especially so for Nils Grandelius who is off to a perfect start in the 2021 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The grandmaster who hales from Sweden is the onlyContinue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 2 Recap”

Winners of the New Year’s Blitz Chess Extravaganza!

Winners of a $30 gift certificate to Musings Merchandise and American Chess Equipment 1401 nandanj644 28 gryrules 354 Deborah813 158 Dark_Knight_DK14 120 RobynoDude 1141 savitbaranwal 1253 Red900 38 Chessfor107 1142 Sengupta17 1144 Shivensaxena Congratulations to our winners, Coach Chris You can watch the YouTube Livestream HERE Tournament Results: New Year’s Blitz Extravaganza 1 New Year’sContinue reading “Winners of the New Year’s Blitz Chess Extravaganza!”

Master Chess Theatre: The Ever Grünfeld Game

[Event “U.S. Girls Junior Championship”][Date “2019.07.18”][Round “7.1”][White “Wu, Rochelle”][Black “Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia”][Result “1-0”][Annotator WIM Rochelle Wu, Chris Torres] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 {Playing c4 makes perfect sense for white as black did not match their center pawn but e4 is off the table because of the knight on f6.} 2…g6 {This could either lead to theContinue reading “Master Chess Theatre: The Ever Grünfeld Game”

Chess Camp Assignments & Tournaments

First go to DailyChessMusings.com Scroll down to the date. It will not be active until an hour before the camp starts. After you go to the correct day scroll down to your group. To watch the opening livestream for the day click on Opening Message. To join the tournament for the day click on JoinContinue reading “Chess Camp Assignments & Tournaments”

Free Chess Camp with Highly Acclaimed Coaches

Give your son or daughter the gift of chess this Holiday Break by having them train with some of the best chess coaches money can buy… without paying a dime. Whether your child is new to chess, a tournament player, getting ready for international competition, or just looking for the best possible training environment andContinue reading “Free Chess Camp with Highly Acclaimed Coaches”

Free Thanksgiving Break Chess Camp Awards

Watch Here Thank you to all of our participants. I was so thrilled to see how well you did. I am posting the point totals below. Some of them we did not have a name or Chess.com Username for. If you think your points are wrong because we do not have your name or UsernameContinue reading “Free Thanksgiving Break Chess Camp Awards”

Special Guest FM James Eade

November 28, 2020 [Event “Correspondence game 1986 US vs. East Germany”][Date “1986”][White “Heinz Engl”][Black “James Eade”][Result “0-1”] Correspondence game 1986 US vs. East Germany match. Engl was White. 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4 5.e5 h6 6.Be3 Ne4 7.Qg4 g6 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nxc3 10.Bd3 Nc6 11.h4 Qe7 12.h5 g5 13.Nh3 Bd7 14.f4Continue reading “Special Guest FM James Eade”