Author Archives: shoshall

A Tale of Two Zwischen-checks

The zwischenzug ( Or if it involves a check we can say zwischen-check) is probably my favorite all time tactic. Why you ask? Well… …It’s really, really hard to win a chess game. The opponent your playing may know just … Continue reading

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The Impressive Ashburn Junior Squad and a Note on the Last Junior Team to enter the DCCL Open Section

Originally posted on DCChessLeague Blog:
About 30 years ago I was a young high school student playing chess in the Baltimore chess league . We were the only junior team in the league and as far as I can recall…

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DC Chess League Blog

I am the poster for the new DCChess league blog.  The last post has some great league picts.  I also included my last round game.  You can check it out here:  http://dcchessleague.wordpress.com/ My round 2 game is also here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9MDPziwNrE

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My First Chess Coach

To talk about my first chess coach I need to start from the very beginning, or at least my chess beginnings. I think the year was 1982; I was going into 9th grade at the time and hoping to get … Continue reading

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