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Free Game Analysis: What is Beast Mode?

For today’s Free Game Analysis post, I will be sharing two games from one of the strongest scholastic players in Richmond, Matthew Normansell. Just last month, the high school junior tied for 9th in the U1900 National High School Chess Championships, bringing his rating to an all-time high at 1738. 2,684 more words

Games

Blunders + How To Cook!

I make the worst blunders honestly…

WHY. WHYYYY.

So, long story short: My mum found out that I blog. Yes, you read that right. Like the dumb ass I am, I didn’t delete an email that contained one of my posts. 480 more words

Blogging

Out of the Mouths of ...????

Does anyone reading this remember the segment from the old Art Linkletter show titled “Kids say the darndest things”?  Anyone even remember the old Art Linkletter show… 1,072 more words

Political Commentary

Things I'd Have Done Differently

A few days ago I was watching The Newlyweds Game (I was killing time, waiting for K to come pick me up… I don’t normally… 583 more words

Personal

Novice Notice! – Free Game Analysis

In today’s free game analysis post, I wanted to discuss a game sent to me by an aspiring chess player from the Virginia Beach area. The game we will review today was played on chess.com, but nonetheless has great instructional value for some of chess^summit’s less-experienced followers. 1,459 more words

Tactics

“Despite series of monumental blunders, why keep Abaya,” Cayetano asks PNoy

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano asked President Aquino why he still keep Secretary Abaya in his cabinet despite his many blunders
The senator said Abaya’s incompetence is a continuing source of embarrassment in the international community… 11 more words

Boxing the Bishop!

One poorly placed piece makes your whole position bad

–Siegbert Tarrasch

Learn how this one quote dictated the pace of an entire game! In this short time control game, I managed to box in my opponent’s dark squared bishop on a7 throughout the middle game.

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