Congratulations to Obed Salas, who won the second place trophy in the Dealey Interscholastic Chess Tournament on November 15, 2014. Thanks, Obed, for your example and for proving to everyone that the Hotchkiss Chess Club rocks!

 

Hotchkiss Chess Club Rules

 

Hotchkiss Endgame Exercises

 

Chess Tournament Preparation

 

How to Write a FEN String        Game Form

 

Cutting and Pasting FEN Strings Into Mayura

 

How to Play Chess (chess.com)

 

Mayura ChessBoard - A FREE chess program for Windows

 1) CLICK HERE to download MayuraChessBoard.zip.

 2) Then click on the downloaded zip file to extract the contents.

 3) And then click on "setup.exe" to install the program.

 

LucasChess - A FREE chess program for Windows:

 1) CLICK HERE to download the program

 3) And then click on the downloaded exe file and follow instructions.

 

Instructions: Mayura or Lucas Installation From Flash Drive

 

Silman Endgame Course    Silman FENs

By Friday, November 21, everyone in the Chess Club should be able to solve Problems 1, 2, 3, 4, and 15.

 

László Polgár's '5334 Problems, Combinations and Games'

Thousands of exercises: mate in one; mate in two; mate in three

 

Chess Openings

Good Starts and Bad Starts

 

Jerry's Academic Chess Rank Database

Email me for further details re. access to this free academic chess ranking database for school chess clubs.

 

Additional Chess Resources

Resources for the academic chess community