Chess Legends

Chess- the oldest strategic skilled game in the world. To whom do we owe our gratitude for such an ingenious game? India? China? Persia? Europe?   Our 1st legend and my personal favorite, claims that a very old, wise man in India, Sissa Ibn Dahir,  wanted his king, Shihram to understand the necessity of each person in society. Thus, he invented the gameContinue reading “Chess Legends”

“Teaching Chess Step by Step”

One reason I love “Teaching Chess Step by Step” is the activities and exercises starts with the pawns game.  Warren and I use this teaching method for players that are just learning chess for the first time. Starting with all 32 pieces that have different movements can be overwhelming.  Starting with just the pawns teachesContinue reading ““Teaching Chess Step by Step””

Family game night getting boring?

Spice it up a little with a recent game “Pie Face”. Should be called Pie in your face. When my nieces first asked me to play I was hesitant! After a few rounds all the adults and children were sitting around the table counting clicks just waiting in anticipation to see who would be theContinue reading “Family game night getting boring?”

Online Chess vs. In Real Time

Hey chess lovers! I haven’t written in a while, but don’t doubt I’ve still been playing chess… and Searching for Bobby Fisher! I play In Real Time with my friends whenever I get the chance, but lately I’ve been playin’ a lil’ chess online. What are the pro’s and con’s of web play vs. playingContinue reading “Online Chess vs. In Real Time”