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Posted by Paul Anderson on April 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week

By Tim Brennan


There is a YUGE event this week that millions of people around the world have been looking forward to for years!  No, not the final season of Game of Thrones!  I'm talking about the 15th year of Tim Brennan Week in the Colorado Springs Chess Club Newsletter!

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D Is For Discovery VII

Posted by Paul Anderson on April 8, 2019 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week


A couple years back, I came up with a method to organize chess tactics.  I called it the DROP Method (http://cschess.webs.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1378181-drop-method).  The DROP method is an acronym for the basic kinds of tact...

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The Scandinavian

Posted by Paul Anderson on April 3, 2019 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week


This week's game comes from the March Swiss 90, round 4.  It was played by Alex Bozhenov and Jesse Williams.  They have played 36 times before.  27 in the past year!  They are on pace to break my personal best of 87 USCF-rated games against Mark McGough.


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Father And Son

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 26, 2019 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week


This week's game comes from the March Swiss 90, round 3.  It was played by Grayson Harris and Mark McGough.  They have met four times before with Mark getting the upper hand every time.  However, Grayson has been improving rapidly.


Grayson s...

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Scottch ROOM Attack

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 18, 2019 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week


This week's game comes from the March Swiss 90, round 2.  It was played by Dean Brown and Scott "Scottch" Williams.  They have faced each other 14 times in rated chess.  Scottch needed this game to pull even with a +7-7=1 score.


Dean helped ...

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Forty Stripes Save One

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 11, 2019 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week


This week's game comes from the March Swiss 90, going on at the Colorado Springs Chess Club this month.  My opponent was Dean Brown.  We have played 65 rated games over the years.  He used to be my "whipping boy" until Mark McGough passed him up for the most losses from one opponent in 2016.

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White Pieces' Burden

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Speed King III


Monday, March 4th, 2019


I am back for another season of chess news and games.  Last year, I suffered another down year rating-wise.  This makes three down years in a row.  Ouch!  I have never had three bad years in a row before.

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