Hi chess families,
This is your reminder that this Sunday is chess club from 1:30 – 3:30 in rooms 1B & 1C of the Monroe County Public Library. The beginners will learn about gambits, counter-gambits, and defensive strategies to neutralize them. Then, the advanced group will learn how to recognize and play the Lucena and Philidor positions. During the second half of the meeting, coach Gerry Roberts will briefly expound upon the benefits of blindfold chess before attempting to play four games blindfolded simultaneously.
If you are hoping to compete in team regionals for the state, you can still get entries in this week if you want to compete in Indianapolis on March 1st. There is also a President’s Day Chess Camp for the holiday in Zionsville put on by Aaron Dean’s Learning Through Games.
If you or your child are looking for some self study, you might enjoy this list of best chess games of all time from chessgames.com.