This blog is partly my own personal journey of improvement in chess, but also a place to write about happenings in the chess world and things of interest concerning chess. I want to focus on the game, but may sprinkle in some history, news, etc. along the way. Thanks for joining me on this journey,… Read More This is #journeyChess
Well, it’s been quite a long time since I updated this blog. My plan had been to keep it updated with both video and text entries. It hasn’t happened that way. But then, our plans rarely do work out the way we planned. I took some time recently away from chess and my Twitch stream… Read More Tough Decisions
From now on, I will be posting blog entries not as text but as video blogs through YouTube. You can get to the video blog playlist through my website at http://www.journeychess.com. Also, here is a direct link to the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2NE2utG_uI&list=PLNY8nHIXzcrqyqhDR3cTXZd3D7oH71iyY The first video blog entry is online. In it, I show a game I… Read More New Video Blog Format and First Video Posted
I am proud to announce that I have launched my new website: http://www.journeychess.com. There, you will find my streaming schedule, be able to watch my live streams directly on the website, donate to the stream, view videos from my YouTube channel, and purchase official journeychess and #WePlayinChess merchandise to support the stream. Also, all donations… Read More Twitch Streaming and journeychess.com
So, it’s been awhile since my last blog post, and I have a lot to update you all on. I’m not sure where to start, so I’ll hit the highlights. I have decided to try a chess coach again. After some conversation with others on Twitter, I finally found a coach that I think will… Read More Overdue Chess Update
Today on our last day in New Orleans on vacation, I got the distinct honor of breaking my “no play” experiment by playing chess with one of my chess heroes, NM Jude Acers. “The Man in the Red Beret” is famous in New Orleans and known by almost everyone in the U.S. chess scene. I… Read More National Master Jude Acers
Yesterday, we did not go anywhere or do anything. It was so hot in New Orleans, we stayed in under the air conditioning and just relaxed. That gave me an opportunity to actually do some chess work. I didn’t do a lot, but I did something, and that’s what counts. My goal is to do… Read More Finally something to blog about chess!
We decided to drive on into New Orleans (actually just outside NOLA in Slidell, LA) to our AirBnB because it gives us an extra night in the area and made more sense. By the time we got here last night, I was so exhausted from driving that I passed out without doing any chess. Today… Read More New Orleans Update