Showing posts from August, 2019

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

Link to download homework (expires October 3):!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.

Lessons from Class on LiChess

Lecture Notes: Fall 2019

Short-Timman A game played between Coach Jeffrey Ashton and a Student. Focus on EVALUATION and thinking critically . This is another annotated copy of Lasker-Thomas. A Nimzo-Indian Piece Sacrifice, using "The Fishing Pole."  (for the user friendly moves, without variations). For more variations: Chess tip: When someone sacrifices material, consider sacrificing material back. Sunday 8/25/2019

Coaching at Nationals in Orlando Florida and Columbus Ohio.


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