Weekly Chess Letter #3

Here are 6 critical moments from this week’s Chess Letter.

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Weekly Chess Letter #2

The Weekly Chess Letter #2 is out. I have put together 6 of the critical moments from the game fragments.

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Subscribe to my Weekly Chess Letter

On October 5th 2018, I will start a Weekly Chess Letter. It will consist of 3 elements, where the first is a game fragment based on one of my three principal works from Quality Chess (Rook vs. Two Minor Pieces, The Secret Life of Bad Bishops and Sharp Endgames). All material is new, but built on the concepts from my books.

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Book Presentation at the Marshall Chess Club

Don’t miss my book presentation of Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club next Tuesday, December 5, at 7pm.

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Purchase a Signed Copy of My Books

Sharp Endgames was released on November 2nd, 2017. The book before that was The Secret Life of Bad Bishops (2014). If you live in the US, you can now purchase a signed copy (with an inscription of your choice) of these 2 books through my homepage, and I will mail them to you.

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Game from the Danish Championship 2017

The Danish Championship is ongoing with the 5th round being played today. Mads Andersen looks like the clear favorite and is also leading the table with ½ point – this young GM is a complete player and is set to cross the 2600 barrier at some point.

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2017 World Amateur Team in New Jersey

This year’s World Amateur Team Championship saw excellent playing conditions in hotel Hilton in Parsippany, New Jersey. In the end, the team “Summer Academy Talented Youth” was victorious.

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12 Weeks to Better Chess

3 weeks after my arrival in New York, I met with Danish-American FM/FT Carsten Hansen a sunny Saturday morning in Brooklyn. After a few cups of coffee we decided to start an ambitious work concept called “12 Weeks to Better Chess”.

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4 Positions from Kamsky’s Games

17/2: updated with solutions!

The following 4 game fragments are all taken from Gata Kamsky’s games played in Moscow Open 2017. Kamsky participated for the first time and ended up with 7/9 points and 5th place. You can read the full Chessbase report on the event here.

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