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Preparing for the Susan Polgar Foundation’s Nationwide Open for Girls and Boys: Part 1

Parents frequently ask, “What should I do with (insert child’s name) to get him/her ready for the Susan Polgar Foundation’s National Open for Girls and Boys?” Since this question often comes from a rookie chess parent, I like to suggest for the parent inquiring to prepare for the event with their child. One of myContinue reading “Preparing for the Susan Polgar Foundation’s Nationwide Open for Girls and Boys: Part 1”

Two Chess Books to Rule Them All

Quora answer to: “What is the best chess book for learning chess?” Empirical methods of training in chess have rapidly improved over the last century and a half. In the mid nineteenth century, only a few good chess manuals were available to learn strategies from and students of the game really had to live inContinue reading “Two Chess Books to Rule Them All”