Chess for Seniors

May 20, 2017 • Featured, Features76

Chess for a Cause

By Anuhya Tadepalli There hasn’t been a better time than now to bring Chess to relieve age-related mental health issues in a rapidly-aging America. The world’s population is aging at a fast pace. Between...


May 12, 2017 • Featured, Features328

Endgame study time!

By Davide Nastasio The idea for this article came during the night. As always, the purpose is to improve our visualization skills, our calculation power, and, of course, be ready to be surprised and awed...


May 12, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board505

Review: The English, by David Cummings

2016, 399 pages Everyman Chess By Davide Nastasio I learned the English using 2 DVDs by GM Williams for Chessbase around 2 years ago.       I tried it for 6 months, nearly a year in various...

aikido (1)

May 12, 2017 • Featured, Features421


By Davide Nastasio For kids Santa comes on Christmas. But for me Christmas happens nearly every Monday with the Deal of the Week!  Chessbase wants to get rid of some old stuff, and they mark it half price! So...


May 5, 2017 • Featured, Features, News, Scholastics, Tournament Results, Tournaments148

Northview High “Titans” Take 2017 Georgia HS Chess Team Title:...

By Ted Wieber     Twenty-six student teams from a 24 different high schools competed at this annual state team-format chess championship held on Saturday, March 25th at Emory University. The Georgia...

GA Scholastic Invitational 2017

May 1, 2017 • Featured, Features, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results, Tournaments184

Georgia Scholastic Invitational Championship 2017

By Laura Doman  Georgia’s top scholastic players converged on the Iron Yard in downtown Atlanta on April 22-23 in a “best of the best” competition for state title championships.  Based on their...

Opmaak 1

May 1, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board565

Winning With the Slow (but Venomous) Italian, by Karsten Müller...

New in Chess 2016, 234 pages By Davide Nastasio I was a 1.e4 player, and I switched to 1.d4 because I couldn’t keep up with the amount of theory one had to learn. However, lately I noticed a young future...


May 1, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board294

Review: The Stonewall Dutch: a fighting repertoire against 1.d4,...

By Davide Nastasio Foreword: I realized this review has become more similar to a theoretical article. The reason is simple: If one is serious about playing the Stonewall Dutch, he or she must consider the...

chess board image

May 1, 2017 • Endgame Fundamentals, Featured, Features, Top Board152

Endgame Fundamentals: Chess Quotes

By Donny Gray A while back I did an article on quotes by world champions.  They mostly were serious quotes on how to play better; however, not all chess quotes are helpful. Some of the following quotes are...

Chess Camps

April 27, 2017 • Featured, Features, News, News, Scholastics156

Summer 2017 Chess Camps

By Laura Doman Looking to help your child keep his hard-won chess skills sharp over the summer?  Check out these chess camps, Summer 2017 Chess Camps, as well as the Scholastic tournaments that will be...

Meet the Candidates

April 4, 2017 • Featured, Features, News302

Meet the GCA Board Candidates

By Laura Doman The election of new members to the Board will be the primary focus of the 2017 annual meeting of the Georgia Chess Association (GCA), which will be held on Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 pm in Cox...

Pattern recognition

April 1, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board748

Review: Pattern Recognition, and Typical Plans, by Adrian Mikhalchishin

By Davide Nastasio Mikhalchishin begins the first video with an introduction to the chess world in which he grew up. He mentions also the chess players with whom he shared time studying, and the victories they...

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