3 days ago
Tactics Tuesday -- Week 27
Here is a recent position from a game between two Joplin club players online. Material is even and white has just counter attacked the black queen with Be3.
Is that a good idea? What should black do? ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
No tactic this week. Wasn't able find a good one this time around. Hopefully we'll find one for next week ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
Tactics Tuesday -- Week 25
Here is an easier (maybe?) position from an online game this weekend, still in the opening. Black has just pushed a pawn to e6, what is white's best move? ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Tactics Tuesday -- Week 24
A little late on posting but at least it is still Tuesday. This position came from an Online Quick rated 15+2 game this past weekend.
White is up a pawn and black has just pushed d4 attacking the rook on f3. What is the best path forward?
There is one line here that is decent and one that is much better than all other options. ... See MoreSee Less
4 weeks ago
Tactics Tuesday -- Week 23
aka Whoops Wednesday
Managed not to get a tactic out yesterday; combination of having a hard time finding a good one and work got in the way. Will try to get back on schedule next Tuesday.
Here is a position from a game on Chess.com played this past Sunday by two club members. White has just push a pawn to g5. What should black do? There are a couple of good moves but what is the best move? ... See MoreSee Less