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Free Online Chess Camp FAQ

*How can I register? You should be able to register on the Registration page, but if you were having difficulty you can email dailychessmusings@gmail.com. *Do I need a Chess.com account? Yes. We will be using Chess.com to play games and a tournament. You will need an account, but there is no cost to you. YouContinue reading “Free Online Chess Camp FAQ”

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!”

Weekly Tournament Results March 26, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 rgallege 4 #2 aruminchess 3.5 #3 winnerkarthik07 3.5 #4 kermit8 3 #4 QueenAlisha 3 #6 KingSharvil 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 GooooChess 4 #2 chaas2178 3.5 #3 Rohitsaich 3 Beginner Brunch

Weekly Tournament Results March 19, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 AnElliott 4.5 #1 louis948 4.5 #3 Chessllamallamallama 3 #4 rgallege 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 diced_knights 3.5 #2 pokemon603 2.5 #3 denmerc 2 #4 LavendarLlama 2 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 chaas2178 3 #2 Sri_14 2 #3 KingSharvil 2

Weekly Tournament Results March 5, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 Hellocow 5 #2 aruminchess 4 #3 Ea20045 3 #4 krithik_r 3 #5 VibrantDiamond100 3 #6 QueenBunny1 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 luckylol3 4.5 #2 rgallege 4 #3 CautiousAgent 3 #4 diced_knights 3 #5 nervousokra 3 #6 lukelegendwalker 3 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 VibrantDiamond100 3Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results March 5, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 26, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 Hellocow 4 #3 Ethanleeethanlee 4 #4 chessdude970 3 #5 DearShowyCircus 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 knightseu 3 #2 chaas2178 2 #2 aonofre0416 2 #4 Jonofre10 1 Beginner Brunch I do not know why the Beginner Brunch had no results. I think there wasContinue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 26, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 19, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 aruminchess 3 #3 QueenBunny1 2 #4 Daiwen1 2 #5 VibrantDiamond100 2 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 louis948 5 #2 chessfor105 4 #3 McnChess99 3 #4 MegaWildBalloon 3 #5 diced_knights 2 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 Rohitsaich 4 #2 ThunderingKavin 4 #2 annieg001 4Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 19, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 12, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 CoolBestChampion 4 #3 JONATHAN_ANONUEVO 3 #4 chessfor107 3 #5 chessfor105 3 #5 CautiousAgent 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 Jojoofthejungle 4 #2 chessfor105 4 #3 Peregrine104 3 #4 CastawayWill 3 #5 TheKidsKid 3 #5 nervousokra 3 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 ritztoday 3Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 12, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 5, 2021

Friday Frenzy Player #1   krithik_r (1228) 4 #2   Ethanleeethanlee (937) 4 #3 kidchess46 (1729) 4 #4   Dark_Knight_DK14 (1203) 3 #5 KevinKim19 (1166) 3 #5 CautiousAgent (874) 3 Super Saturday Swiss Player #1   louis948 (1355) 5 #2 voldemort093 (1244) 4 #3   Amanekitty (932) 3 #4 Andrew3060 (716) 3 #5 Oceanwaves100 (1109)Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 5, 2021”

Chess Review 2020: Making the Best of the Worst of Times

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”, is how Charles Dickens begins his masterpiece, A Tale of Two Cities. From the very first lines to the end of the novel, Dickens’ theme is contrasting the cruelty of the Reign of Terror which occurred after the onset of the French RevolutionContinue reading “Chess Review 2020: Making the Best of the Worst of Times”

10 Completely Free Chess Activities in December

Dear Chess Families, It’s often far too easy to get caught up in everyday stress and forget about the great escape that is the chessboard and the wonderful friendships the chess community fosters. During these unprecedented times, I know that it is especially important that our scholastic chess community members have access to a structuredContinue reading “10 Completely Free Chess Activities in December”

Analyze That! October 20, 2020

Here is the notation for the games in the October 20, 2020 Analyze That! This is helpful if you want to play along. Site chess.com White KarinRibeiro Black manujlc Result 1-0 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bc4 Bb4 4…Nxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 5.Ng5 O-O 6.Qf3 6.d3 h6 7.Nf3 6…Nd4 7.Qd3 c6 7…d5 8.Bb3 8.exd5 Bf5Continue reading “Analyze That! October 20, 2020”

Free Online Chess FAQ

*How can I register? You should be able to register on the Registration page, but if you were having difficulty you can email dailychessmusings@gmail.com. *Do I need a Chess.com account? Yes. We will be using Chess.com to play games and a tournament. You will need an account, but there is no cost to you. YouContinue reading “Free Online Chess FAQ”

Has the ICC become the chess equivalent of MySpace? – Quora

Has the ICC become the chess equivalent of MySpace? – Quora — Read on http://www.quora.com/unanswered/Has-the-ICC-become-the-chess-equivalent-of-MySpace