Saturday, August 31, 2019

Homework, Replayable Notes, and Answer Key: August 31, 2019



Link to download homework (expires October 3): https://1drv.ms/b/s!Au4xwApOTPtIhMwd3Nwn893ozo-hmA?e=XwYKAg


Rollercoaster Puzzle: Can Black avoid the draw?



In this great puzzle, Black has to play the perfect moves to avoid a Stalemate. White continues to sacrifice his Rook.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Lessons from Class on LiChess

https://lichess.org/study/wtuu8lp0

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Lecture Notes: Fall 2019

Short-Timman
http://view.chessbase.com/cbreader/2019/8/29/Game526495890.html
https://lichess.org/study/wtuu8lp0/T9lODpsQ

A game played between Coach Jeffrey Ashton and a Student.
https://lichess.org/study/wtuu8lp0/ZdX8Rwyz

Focus on EVALUATION and thinking critically.

This is another annotated copy of Lasker-Thomas.
http://view.chessbase.com/cbreader/2019/8/22/Game3514125.html

A Nimzo-Indian Piece Sacrifice, using "The Fishing Pole."
https://lichess.org/Bmq4D4hm (for the user friendly moves, without variations).

For more variations: https://lichess.org/study/ZNQICYmE/aI85JR71

Chess tip: When someone sacrifices material, consider sacrificing material back.

Sunday 8/25/2019 https://lichess.org/study/wtuu8lp0