Sac Or No Sac? (3)

Uncategorized

“A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it” Wilhelm Steinitz I have been talking about the importance of knowing patterns and combinations in rapid play many times. This past week at the club we witnessed another game where this knowledge (or lack of) made the difference. It is not like we did not learn the … Continue reading “Sac Or No Sac? (3)”

The post Sac Or No Sac? (3) appeared first on The Chess Improver.

Chess and Not-for-Profit Development: A Study in Strategy

By: Ryan Hyman, RH Strategic One would think that, as a person who thinks very strategically, I’d be great at chess. Not only would you be wrong, but you’d also be incredibly wrong! How did it all start? My earliest foray into chess came when I was in 6 th grade. I’d just started …

Chess and Not-for-Profit Development: A Study in Strategy Read More »

The post Chess and Not-for-Profit Development: A Study in Strategy appeared first on Premier Chess.

Chess Olympiad 2022 – Day 7

We’ve crossed the tournament’s halfway point and are now at round 7 of 11. Amazingly there are a few players still unbeaten. The match-ups are still as exciting as they were in the first rounds of the tournament. Be sure to check out our prior coverage of the event: Introduction Day 1 Day 2 Day […]

Tips for Parents to Have the Best Kids Birthday Party EVER!

By Micheal Deutsch, Founder of Hands on Hoops Skills -collect the email or address of your child’s friends’ mom or dad -email or mail “Save The Date” information for your party 6-8 weeks in advance -email a birthday party invitation 4-5 weeks from the party date -let parents know if your party is drop-off or …

Tips for Parents to Have the Best Kids Birthday Party EVER! Read More »

The post Tips for Parents to Have the Best Kids Birthday Party EVER! appeared first on Premier Chess.

Chess Olympiad 2022 – Day 3

The 2022 Chess Olympiad is moving full steam ahead, replete with fantastic upsets, a city that has done itself up well for the event, and of course the Chessable team on site to show us what it’s like on the ground at the biggest Olympiad in history. If you’re not caught up yet, be sure […]

“What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (57)

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer” Bruce Lee A quick reminder how it works: Have a look at the position for 1 minute (watch the clock) Think about the choices in front of you and pick the one you feel it is … Continue reading ““What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (57)”

The post “What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (57) appeared first on The Chess Improver.

Supporting Ukranian Chess Players

By National Master Evan Rabin By now, everyone knows about the terrible situation that is happening in Ukraine, with the 2022 Russian Invasion. 500,000 refugees have already fled the country since the war begun on on Thursday, February 24. From the words of Carol Meyer, Executive Director at US Chess: “The US Chess community is …

Supporting Ukranian Chess Players Read More »

The post Supporting Ukranian Chess Players appeared first on Premier Chess.

Top-10 Chess Gift Ideas

Giving presents can feel even more satisfying than receiving them. Are you at a loss what to buy for your friend who is a huge fan of chess? Or maybe you are looking for ideas to add to your wish list?

Here are ten suggestions that are worth exploring. Regardless