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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 41

Here’s a fun tactic from a training game I played against a student last Wednesday. What is white’s winning idea?

Daily Chess Musings: Chess Chat with Sofia Doroshenko

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Tuesday, March 2, 2021. On The Daily Chess Musings Blog I have a running series of articles called Chess Chats where I conduct written interviews with interesting members of the chess community. Today, I posted a new Chess ChatContinue reading “Daily Chess Musings: Chess Chat with Sofia Doroshenko”

Chess Chat: Q&A with Sofia Doroshenko, Female Captain of the Leyden Chess Team in Illinois

Daily Chess Club Member Sofia Doroshenko hails from Chicago and is currently an 18-year-old senior in high school who hopes to major in English. Sofia plans to achieve a Woman Candidate Master title to help increase outreach in under-resourced communities and further the movement to improve chess literacy and excellence amongst women. This title willContinue reading “Chess Chat: Q&A with Sofia Doroshenko, Female Captain of the Leyden Chess Team in Illinois”

Giving Back to the Eade Foundation Has Never Been Easier

Go to : https://fbds.dollarstore.com/ discount code “chess”  Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Monday,  March 1, 2021. Anyone who has followed this channel for a while has seen how FIDE Master James Eade has contributed so much to the success of many of our playersContinue reading “Giving Back to the Eade Foundation Has Never Been Easier”

LEVON ARONIAN TO REPRESENT THE USA IN CHESS

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Saturday, February 27, 2021. Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian announced that he is leaving Armenia and will represent the United States for chess, citing what he said was Armenian officials’ indifference to chess as one of the reasons. “The past yearContinue reading “LEVON ARONIAN TO REPRESENT THE USA IN CHESS”

Winning Chess Moves: Aronian vs Gelfand, 2008

Can you spot Grandmaster Levon Aronian’s winning chess move from his victory over Grandmaster Boris Gelfand at the 2008 FIDE Grand Prix in Sochi, Russia? White to move and win!

What do you Call a Mouse Slip on a Touch Screen?

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Thursday, February 25, 2021. We’ve all done it. Those times when you are cruising to a victory and then accidentally touch a neighboring square. Perhaps this fine motor skill mishap accidentally hangs your queen. Suddenly your game is lost.Continue reading “What do you Call a Mouse Slip on a Touch Screen?”

Prize Update

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 8, 2021 Congratulations to Sebastien Mei (chessfor107) for winning one of New Year’s Blitz Chess Extravaganza Raffle Prizes. He used his $30 gift card for American Chess Equipment on this beautiful chess set. And speaking of prizes, I knowContinue reading “Prize Update”

WEEKLY CHESS TOURNAMENT RESULTS POSTED ON SUNDAYS

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 7, 2021 From now on we are going to be recognizing the winners of our weekly chess tournaments on Sunday Evenings. Each week we run 3 tournaments. The Friday Frenzy Blitz Tournament  is a weekly speed chess tournamentContinue reading “WEEKLY CHESS TOURNAMENT RESULTS POSTED ON SUNDAYS”