Seeing a Premier Chess Class for the First Time… (at 10 a.m)

My fellow Premier Chess Intern Janell Warner and I was lucky enough to come view one of Premier Chess’s elective classes at Grace Church Middle School in Downtown in Manhattan this morning. This program is less intensive compared to other programs offered by Premier Chess such as curriculum courses and after school programs. Regardless, the kids …

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Memorizing, Understanding And Drawing Conjectures

At a job interview I’d set up two different positions. My interviewer asked me to come up with a lesson plan, or at least something that they could learn from. After quickly introducing ourselves we set those up (see below). Black’s arrangement is the same in both diagrams, but White’s one differs a little. In …

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Perception of your own position.

Our chess’ knowledge is somewhat representative of our strength over the board. Knowing opening moves, remembering how to convert a theoretically winning endgame into an actual victory, and turning a somewhat better position into a favorable game are some of the aspects that assess a player’s skills. But what happens when we fall into our …

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In Case You Missed it- Jim Egerton’s Business on the Board Talk at UBS

In Case You Missed it- Jim Egerton’s Business on the Board Talk at UBS Thanks to all who showed up for our Business and Finance Event at UBS in Midtown Manhattan last evening! In case you missed it, here’s the full video of National Master Evan Rabin’s introduction, Business on the Board CEO Jim Egerton’s …

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