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Category: Study


Opposition in the Endgame

Typically I’ve done annotated games when I’ve posted, but it takes a while to do that and my time has been limited lately with work and family.  So I’ve been focusing on trying to...


Gettin’ Borged

The following game was played in a club clash between the Joplin and Springfield clubs.  One of the guys playing was pretty highly rated.  It’s always exciting to get the chance to play opponents...


Endgame Study August 28th, 2009

This endgame study is from an old game I played, as white, against Michael Farren, as black,  in 1996 at the old Java House. Back then I didn’t know the right technique for this...


Endgame Study January 23, 2009

This is a postion reached in one of my games at the Carthage Chess Open. While it is a won game for White, or at least I’m pretty sure it is, I think there...


Engame Study November 26th, 2008

This was a position reached while playing a casual game on a Nintendo DS, Chess Master The Art of Learning. I ended up winning the position, as white, but I know I didn’t do...