Posted in January 2011

Chess TV #318

Here is ChessTV #318. This edition contains the first part of the film “Changing of the Guard” which is about the 2009 Chess Championship. This is a really nice video! The second part of the film is on our blog post for Chess TV #319

Chess Tournament Reminders

We Have Two Tournaments This Month! I hope everyone had a nice holiday season. Looking back on last year, I think Tallahassee Chess Club accomplished a lot. We officially formed our club and elected officers. We’ve had regular monthly tournaments. We had an excellent one-day tournament. We are an affiliate of the US Chess Federation … Continue reading

What Do You Want From Tallahassee Chess Club In 2011?

Here’s a poll I’d like everyone to fill out. This will help us make Tallahassee Chess Club better in 2011. Check as many as you want. You can post your own in the “other” section and/or you can post in the comments to elaborate on any ideas you have to improve Tallahassee Chess Club.

New Year, New Rating List

The FIDE ratings list is out for January. No surprise that Magnus Carlsen reclaimed the #1 spot with a rating of 2814 after his performance at the London Classic. Viswanathan “Vishy” Anand, who had taken over the #1 spot for December fell to #2 despite having a career high of 2810. Veselin Topalov, world champion … Continue reading

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2010. That’s about … Continue reading