Attacking Chess: Move by Move

Obviously, the ultimate goal in chess is a checkmate and therefor it stands to reason that good technique for attacking an opponent’s king  is one the most important skills a young chess player should study. However, because understanding the tactics and strategies of attacking is also a necessary skill for a successful defensive chess player,Continue reading “Attacking Chess: Move by Move”

Calchess Scholastic Winter Chess Report

Below is an excerpt from the Calchess Scholastic Coordinator’s Winter Chess Report: In January, Ray Orwig once again did a stellar job running the Calchess Girls’ State Championship in San Rafael. This was Ray’s seventh year running this event and, as always, it proved to be an ideal showcase for California’s girls to demonstrate theirContinue reading “Calchess Scholastic Winter Chess Report”

Bay Area’s Best Chess Camp

There is still time to sign up for the Bay Area’s best chess camp located at Mission San Jose Elementary School in Fremont. At the 2011 National Elementary Chess Championships MSJE placed in the top 4 in all 4 championship sections. Make the right move and sign your child up for a camp that isContinue reading “Bay Area’s Best Chess Camp”