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August Summer Camp Friday 8/12/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “August Summer Camp Friday 8/12/2022”

August Summer Camp Thursday 8/11/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “August Summer Camp Thursday 8/11/2022”

August Summer Camp Wednesday 8/10/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “August Summer Camp Wednesday 8/10/2022”

August Summer Camp Tuesday 8/9/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “August Summer Camp Tuesday 8/9/2022”

August Summer Camp Monday 8/8/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “August Summer Camp Monday 8/8/2022”

Day 5 of the June Summer Chess Camp

Two of my good friends helped to finish the June Free Online Chess Camp in style. Francisco Anchondo did a special live lesson detailing three of his favorite opening traps. Lauren Goodkind then finished up her week of incredibly educational afternoon lessons. After rewatching both segments, I feel so fortunate to be good friends withContinue reading “Day 5 of the June Summer Chess Camp”

June Summer Camp Friday 6/17/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “June Summer Camp Friday 6/17/2022”

Day 4 of the June Summer Chess Camp

Day four of June’s Free Online Summer Chess Camp was nothing short of incredible. Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner stopped by to show the Daily Chess Musings’ a community a chess game where GM Gregory Serper sacrificed all of his pieces in route to an amazing win over an International Master. After the day’s chess tournament, chessContinue reading “Day 4 of the June Summer Chess Camp”

June Summer Camp Thursday 6/16/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “June Summer Camp Thursday 6/16/2022”

Day 3 of the June Summer Chess Camp

FIDE Master Kevin Pan was our special guest on Day 3 of the Daily Chess Musings Free Online Summer Chess Camp for June 2022. Students who participated were treated to Kevin’s insights into two of his key victories. As per usual, Lauren Goodkind finished the day off with yet another incredible chess lesson. If youContinue reading “Day 3 of the June Summer Chess Camp”

Day 2 of the June Summer Chess Camp

Both players and coaches had an amazing time learning more about chess during day 2 of The June 2022 Free Online Summer Chess Camp. The day started with a morning message and an opportunity for campers to play Coach Tortoise. In the afternoon, chess instructor Lauren Goodkind stopped by with a well prepared chess lessonContinue reading “Day 2 of the June Summer Chess Camp”

June Summer Camp Wednesday 6/15/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “June Summer Camp Wednesday 6/15/2022”

June Summer Camp Tuesday 6/14/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “June Summer Camp Tuesday 6/14/2022”

Day 1 of the June Summer Chess Camp

The June Edition of the 2022 Free Online Summer Chess Camp got off to great start! If you missed any of the excitement from Day 1, check out the videos below as well as the Monday assignments posted here. Of course, there are plenty more amazing chess opportunities scheduled for our tuition free June chessContinue reading “Day 1 of the June Summer Chess Camp”

June Summer Camp Monday 6/13/2022

Thank you for joining us today. Please remember to click on both the links for “JOIN TOURNAMENT” in your group assignments every day to join the tournaments. If you do not join them in advance then you cannot play. Be sure to pay attention after you finish your first game because the next round begins rightContinue reading “June Summer Camp Monday 6/13/2022”

The Menlo Park Chess Club

A couple of my friends have spoken very highly about the Menlo Park Chess Club which has been steadily growing since its launch in the Fall of 2021. On Wednesday evening I visited the club for the first time to see what all the excitement was about. Upon arriving, you will notice the serenity surroundingContinue reading “The Menlo Park Chess Club”

Chess Shorts on YouTube

The fast paced nature of modern life make learning chess on your time in any convenient location the preferred choice for many. This is why I started offering so many chess lessons on YouTube in the first place. However, I have noticed that vertical videos have grown in popularity thanks to smartphones and social mediaContinue reading “Chess Shorts on YouTube”

Better Notate Your Chess Games

Because, once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box. The queen, and the bishops who serve her, will experience the same fate. Don’t worry about the horses, they’re going away too. Even the castles will disappear. Better notate your game. So when your own time at theContinue reading “Better Notate Your Chess Games”

Blitz Chess Mondays with Lauren Goodkind 5/23