Posted in October 2012

First Wednesday Tournament Results for October


Well, we had a pretty good turnout for our Monthly “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament. David Schell and Ben Silva split the 1st & 2nd place prize money. This month’s format was G/15 (or G/12 with a 3 second delay), 4-round Swiss System. Continue reading

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Study Main Lines


IM Andrew Martin suggests beginning players study the main lines of openings — NOT quick fixes, shortcuts, and opening “systems.” Here’s his video on the Ruy Lopez (C99) using a game from Corus 2005 between Peter Leko as white and Lazaro Bruzon as black. Continue reading