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Weekly Tournament Results April 23, 2021

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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 chess tournament broken up by grade level into 4 sections (K-1, 2-5, 6-8, 9-12 .)

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#Chess Position Worth Sharing 130

Some of the most brilliant chess puzzles involve material sacrifice for the sake of the mate. Here however, the sacrifice is not merely needed to mate but in fact to avoid loss. One wrong move, and the outcome is completely out of your hands.


White to move and mate in 4 (Skuja vs Rozenbergs, Latvia, 1968).

We ❤︎ India Blitz Chess Extravaganza Winners & Results

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

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DAILY CHESS MUSINGS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND NEW LOGO

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FIDE Candidates Homework

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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 57

This particular mate in two managed to confound me for a couple of hours. I am sure if you give it a shot, you will soon see why!

White to move and mate in two (Herbert Siegfried Oskar Ahues, L´Italia Scacchistica, 2000).

Chess Progress Report from Ethan Mei

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 14

Final Round

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 13

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 12

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 11

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Harnessing the Power of the Pyramid in Chess

San Francisco, California, April 23, 2021– Does the secret to rapid chess improvement lie deep inside the shape of a Pyramid? California chess coach and correspondence chess master Chris Torres believes so and is inviting chess players everywhere to harness the “Power of the Pyramid in Chess!”

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUND 10

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THE FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT: ROUNDS 8 & 9

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