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Correspondence Chess is Making News!

The Associated Press has a piece about the Daily Chess Musings Rated Correspondence Chess Pyramid. The article entitled, “Taking Time for Correspondence Chess in a Fast-Paced World” details the history of correspondence chess leading up to our US Chess rated correspondence chess tournament on chess.com. Here is a screenshot of the feature article. If youContinue reading “Correspondence Chess is Making News!”

Lots of Chess Fun in August

Summer Vacation may be coming to a close, but we have a lot of fun activities in store for the final days of break. Coming up in just the next couple of weeks, we have the inaugural Daily Chess Musings Summer Games and our Free Online Summer Chess Camp for the month of August! TheContinue reading “Lots of Chess Fun in August”

TACTICAL PYROTECHNICS FOR THE 4TH OF JULY

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Sunday July 4, 2021. For those of us in America, the Fourth of July is Independence Day.  But, since this is a chess musing, rather than talk about Uncle Sam I will be presenting a chess game played byContinue reading “TACTICAL PYROTECHNICS FOR THE 4TH OF JULY”

Tournament Report for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

On May 22, The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic took place online. This prestigious event attracted many of the top youth chess players from around the United States and Canada. The tournament which was organized by Chris Torres of https://dailychessmusings.com and directed by Jay Stallings of https://chesshootz.com was a well-run 5 round rapid playContinue reading “Tournament Report for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic”

The Golden Ticket for an Iconic Summer Chess Experience

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Saturday, June 12, 2021. Yesterday, I saw advertisements for ten or so summer chess camps just by perusing through my Facebook feed. Of course, every chess camp claimed to be great, but in reality, very few can prove toContinue reading “The Golden Ticket for an Iconic Summer Chess Experience”

The Road to Chess Excellence

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Wednesday, June 8, 2021. For many, the road to chess excellence is elusive. Perhaps a superbly talented chess player lacks the motivation necessary to succeed. Others may have motivation but lack focus. The final ingredient is commitment and itContinue reading “The Road to Chess Excellence”

How to Register for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

Registering for the Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic is as easy as 1, 2, 3… However, I know a lot of chess parents have never used Tornelo before so I made a tutorial. Please watch our three minute video on registration and then try it yourself. See you on Saturday, May 22 for TheContinue reading “How to Register for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic”

Play Chess for a Great Cause

It’s always nice when you can help others while you are also helping yourself. By playing chess in The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic you will be helping The Eade Foundation promote chess literacy and excellence to communities that otherwise would miss out on the benefits of chess. The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic ChessContinue reading “Play Chess for a Great Cause”

We ❤︎ India Blitz Chess Extravaganza Winners & Results

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

DAILY CHESS MUSINGS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND NEW LOGO

Chess Progress Report from Ethan Mei

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!”

2020-2021 FIDE Candidates Tournament: Who Are You Rooting For?

THE FIDE CANDIDATES’ TOURNAMENT RESUMES IN JUST 4 DAYS