Why the Time of Day Matters in Winning Chess Games!

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my policy on affiliate promotions. Why Chess is Mentally Taxing: Playing any sport, there will always be a time when you perform at your best and then your brain will hurt. Once your brain…

Bongcloud Part 2-The Most Underrated Chess Opening Ever!

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Introduction: In Part 1 of discussing the Bongcloud, I analyzed why the bongcloud was a very underrated opening and how it could be the most underrated opening in a chess person's opening repitoire. In part 2, I will be discussing why "the…

Bongcloud Part 1-The Most Underrated Chess Opening Ever!

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Introduction: The bongcloud is an opening where white or black makes a king move very early in the game. Conventional rules state that the king is to be castled in order for the king to get out of the center into safety. However, it will be…

Forward Chess: A New Kind of Chess E-Book Reader!

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more information. Product: Forward Chess E-Book Reader Price: The app is free (IOS/Android) but books average $19.99 Where to Buy?: forwardchess.com My Rating:…

Does Chess Help Create a Strategic Planning System?

Introduction: For the last several years, I have approached chess from a health perspective. How chess benefits the mind, the body and the soul. Chess helps strengthen your focus, forces you to slow down, increases concentration, brain power,…

Chess and Complicated Watches

Introduction: A work of art is something to behold! Captivating to the eyes, the senses and the mind. When we think works of art, most will think of paintings. For you watch enthusiasts, complications are what makes the the simple watch a true…

Chess & The Power of Focus

Before I start, I know it has been a while since I last posted anything. I do apologize for this. I have spending the majority of my time for the last couple of months creating my chess coaching course. Through it all, there were numerous…

Does Chess Control Your Anger Issues?

    The question of controlling your anger issues brings up a variety of solutions from different schools of thought. Speaking from childhood experience, I remember that I was taken to a psychiatrist and was prescribed…

House of Staunton Deluxe Tournament Bag- Your Whole Chess Experience Fit to Perfection!

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more information. Introduction: From 15+ years of experience, I have bought cheap chess tournament bags and I have bought expensive chess tournament bags. In comparing the…

Chess Psychology-Why Understanding it Matters

Chess Psychology is a very interesting subject. That is because the key to winning more games is to understand the psychology behind why the opponent thinks the way he/she thinks. The opponents way of thinking will determine whether he/she will…