A chess player must learn something new every day to progress his level of play. For this reason, I recommend you read books that teach you new techniques. It is important, likewise, to watch a video of the best games in chess history, explanations of openings, etc. … Read more
When I reach the end of summer now I only think in the Guimaraes Chess Open. It’s becoming a tradition. I’m always eager to play it. I played it last year and was awesome.
I’m going to tell you 5 reasons why I love to … Read more
Club Escacs Barcelona organizes closed tournaments every 2 months
According to the statistics, Spain is the country with more chess tournaments in the World. Exactly in Catalonia probably you can play every day in the year without stop and even choose what tournament play because … Read more
Pieces sounding as they move, the atmosphere tense and silent, some cries of victory!, sometimes heat, sometimes a cold sweat that runs down the cheeks of people who are focused on just one thing: WIN the chess game. This is what a chess … Read more
First Saturday chess tournaments
These days I was surfing on the Internet when I saw “The First Saturday Chess Tournaments”. What was this? They are tournaments played in Budapest the first Saturday of each month and are valid for GM and IM norms!
They are … Read more
For some players, the most important part of the chess tournaments is if they raise their chess rating or they lose it. Others find the prizes and others just want to enjoy playing chess… The chess tournament is the perfect opportunity to examine our own … Read more
The chess population is getting bigger and bigger and if you’re just getting into the sport or you already know it but not enough, you may run into problems that won’t allow you to progress in your game, chess classes are the right solution.… Read more
After knowing what you need about the board, the pieces and some moves… Now you need to learn how you can play chess and its advanced rules.
For playing chess correctly, you need to know about: check, checkmate, resign, the draws and other important rules. … Read more
My next tournament will be the Guimarães Chess Open (Portugal)
Hello friends! Yes! The next chess tournament that I will play will be in Portugal! I will play the Guimarães Chess Open 2018!
The tournament is very strong with lots of Grandmasters and International Masters. … Read more
If in a previous article (read it here), I wrote about the interesting closed tournaments for FM, IM and GMs that they were organizing every month on Budapest. Without knowing it, now I have discovered that one of the best … Read more