Congrats again to student Jayden Lee, who swept a quad & ran his USCF- rated winning streak to 12. He started the year rated 1001 and after six 2022 events is up to ...1678! http://uschess.org/msa/MbrDtlTnmtHst.php?30137668… I wish I could advertise that all my students would get these results from lessons!
The 2nd annual award nominations wanted: USCF https://new.uschess.org/news/us-chess-accepting-nominations-dan-heisman-award-excellence-chess-instruction
Adult Chess Academy has just published its podcast with Daniel Lona interviewing me about thought process. Check it out at https://adultchessacademy.com/blog/007-the-importance-of-a-thought-process-in-chess-nm-dan-heisman
Here is a podcast I made yesterday (2/9/22) with NM Evan Rabin for Premier Chess
19th Annual Holly Heisman Memorial - December 31st, 2021 - New Location!!
DEC. 31, 19th Holly Heisman Memorial Fundraiser. Free entry! Advance entry strongly suggested. Tax-deductible donation to the Holly Heisman Memorial Fund at the Philadelphia Foundation to benefit women in need, $25+ per entry strongly suggested, donate online at https://www.philafound.org/give-now/?give_cause=Holly%20Heisman%20Memorial%20Fund or at the door." Location: West Whiteland Township Building (2nd floor), 101 Commerce Dr., Exton, PA 19341. Reg.: 9:15-10. All: G/25 d5, Rds. 10:30-11:45-1:30-2:45-4 or earlier. 3 Sections: Open 5SS & U1500 5SS (both open to all ages) and K-8 U900 4SS. Many donated prizes ($1,000+/yr!). Prize sponsors encouraged & honored at event: email email@example.com; Ent: Email Name, ID number, and section to firstname.lastname@example.org; List of players, prizes and additional information at Tri Bridges – Tri Bridges (tribridgeschessclub.com) Info: 610-649- 0750 for Dan Heisman; mail to: email@example.com for Joshua Anderson. W.
: I won 3 awards this week from the Chess Journalists of America https://www.chessjournalism.org/2021-cja-award-winners . My video The Ways to Find Better Chess Moves (https://youtu.be/JnA-5qPDq7s ) won Best Instructive video (award #47) plus an Honorable Mention for Best Instructive Video A Beginner's Introduction to Chess Analysis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP7zcwgkVY8 & my Twitter column ("Chess Tip of the Day" https://twitter.com/danheisman ) won Best Twitter Feed (award #64)
New events at the Dan Heisman Learning Center "Club" https://www.chess.com/club/dan-heisman-learning-center : check out the DHLC on Chess.com; we are now sponsoring several daily 30/30 tournaments. Two events are scheduled for today (July 19, 2021) and three for tomorrow. Pass the word for those looking for slow online events.
Tomorrow (Friday July 31), I am giving a fundraising seminar for the benefit of the Chess.com BLM Club (https://www.chess.com/club/the-black-lives-matter-chess-club/join).
The topic is general chess improvement - it will mostly be by questions from the attendees. Anyone from anywhere is invited to attend. Attendees are also offered a 3 month Internet Chess Club membership (just give Dan your handle - if you don't have one, go to www.chessclub.com and sign up for a free one-month trial).
The donation link is https://www.gofundme.com/f/international-black-lives-matter-chess-fundraiser
Time: Jul 31, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) - time approximately 1 hour
Join Zoom Meeting:
Dr. John F. Bayley passed away on July 3. He was a good friend and mentor.
Here is a short list of some of his chess accomplishments:
If you want to play online slow chess & tournaments, check out the Tri-Bridges Chess Club https://chess.com/club/tri-bridges-chess-club…. Although originally started as a youth OTB club, it now holds weekly tournaments for players of all ages.
Dan Heisman is a USCF Master, full-time instructor, and author of 12 chess books