Tag Archives: chess player

Rookies Chess Rating Mystery

My Chess journey has reached a plateau of queries around the rating structure and how this can improve or hinder my development especially in the short play blitz type games. I’ve been a novice short blitz player for a while now and have noticed that when a game is won, my rating can jump upwards …

Rate this:

Continue reading

Chess Journey Diary of Learning

This is my Chess learning diary so far, it has been a long enjoyable  journey and there is still so much to learn. Control of White E4 & D4 or Black E5 & D5 Rank and files Opening with Pawn to White E4 & D4 or Black E5 & D5 Rank and files sets the …

Rate this:

Continue reading

Brooklyn Castle – When you’re good you’re good

Chess knows no boundaries

Rate this:

Continue reading

2nd OTB (Over the Board) Chess Comp – Any tips?

I’m entering my second Regional Qualifier next week and want some tips on preparation beforehand and during the competition. Matches will be 30mins on the clock, is there a strategy for how long you would take to move a piece i.e. 32 pieces in 30 mins, is it approximately 0.9 min per piece of thinking …

Rate this:

Continue reading

Chess Grandmaster – In his dreams.

A stopherjones picture Stopherjones shares his chess journey with Fong Tien “Well, I’ve known how to play chess for years, how the pieces move, even the knight. I even know about castling, didn’t know about en passant before though, that was new to me, still don’t really understand it, it’s the chess equivalent of the …

Rate this:

Continue reading


A Writer With A Difference

Whats Really Going On?

poetry,music,sports and politics from Brotha O


Martial Art musings from a humble beginer

Nicholas C. Rossis

Dream-protecting author

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog



the imaginations that changes everything

meditative journey with saldage

a sharing of readings, thoughts, and images

Jaclyn Labrie

thoughts, poems & photography


personal style, minimalism & the perfect wardrobe


Simplicity, Directness, Freedom

domestic diva, M.D.

my mother raised the perfect housewife...then I went to med school


For the busy people who want to enjoy life.


The thoughts in my head.


Poster Art Prints


My Travel and Adventure Blog- Tales of Wild Places and Adventures

The Positive Experiment

The Experiment: Thinking Positively For 1 Year

Unabashedly Poetic

A blog about life


It's about movies, y'all.

Live & Learn

David Kanigan

The Wilden Marsh Blog

A blog about Wilden Marsh. Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest

The Wandering Mind

Wanderlust Through Words

Amelia Andaleon's Blog

A photo journal and random thoughts by a mom needing a creative escape.

Fong Tien Arts


Living and Leading a Life that Matters


A College Girl's Adventures in Asheville.


The #1 Featured Photographer Blog on the Web!!