2 days ago
Tactics Tuesday 2020 -- Week 8
In honor of the upcoming tourney, here is an easier one from the 2014 Four States Winter Open. This one is a two parter.
White has just moved the bishop from d5 to take a pawn on c6. What is black's best line? What should white have done instead of taking on c6? ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
Tactics Tuesday 2020 -- Week 7
This game came from the 2014 Heart of America Class Championships held in Kansas City. Black just took the pawn on c5 to even up the material and attacking the rook on d6.
What is white's plan? ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
Tactics Tuesday 2020 -- Week 6
Here is an old one from the 1968 Southwest MO Diehards Open held in Joplin. White is up material and has just moved his queen from e3 and grabbed another pawn on e7.
Was that a good idea? What is black's plan? ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Tactics Tuesday 2020 -- Week 5
Here is a pretty easy one. This is from the 2019 Springfield Open. Black has a pawn lead and white just attacked the knight on e5. While there are multiple good lines, how can black increase the advantage the most? ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago
Join us in the Children's Department for our monthly Children's Chess Club event this Monday, February 3rd, from 5:30-6:00 PM in the storytime room.
Chess fans of all skill levels between kindergarten and fifth grade are welcome to attend. ... See MoreSee Less