25 November 2017


For the past three months, I have been too busy with other matters to create articles for Chess Skills. I have studied no chess. My chess activities have been limited to coaching and a few games of online blitz most days. Things should get back to normal in December.

I had White and the move from this position against a FIDE Master on Thanksgiving morning. It was my third victory against a titled player in one week. The position will be useful for my elementary students.

White to move


  1. YES, so happy this blog is back.

  2. I would play b5, and follow up with Ne7+. Is that what you did? Where can I find the notes of the game?

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