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Happy Birthday Bobby Fischer

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Today is March ninth and therefore it is Bobby Fischer’s birthday. Fischer, who died in 2008, would have turned 78-years-old today.  Bobby Fischer, whom many believe to be the greatest chess player of all time,Continue reading “Happy Birthday Bobby Fischer”

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”

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”

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”

MIKHAIL ZINAR: A COMPOSITION

To win, white must promote a pawn to a Bishop 5 times! Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 5, 2021. For today’s episode, I present an absolutely brilliant puzzle as a tribute to the great chess problem composer Mikhail Afanasievich Zinar whom today, itContinue reading “MIKHAIL ZINAR: A COMPOSITION”

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”

Chess Stimulus Plan

If your family is like mine, you are also dealing with some new challenges this school year. I want to do my part to make sure having your children study chess is as easy and affordable as possible. To do this, I am announcing my 2020 Chess Stimulus Plan. There are two main parts toContinue reading “Chess Stimulus Plan”