Author Archives: Jonathan Whitcomb

Chess Lessons in Utah (low-cost)

Chess Coach Jonathan Whitcomb, of Murray, Utah (author of the book Beat That Kid in Chess), offers private and group lessons in the Salt Lake Valley. He offers a free introductory chess instruction session for home-school families and others in many areas of … Continue reading

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Live “Pterodactyls” in California?

Here’s a puzzle that may be interesting to home school children and their parents; in fact it could be fun for many kids, not just those in home school. Would you like to try your hand at solving a mystery? Try … Continue reading

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Chess Books in Reviews

First let’s briefly examine two chess books for intermediate and advanced players. For beginners who know the rules of the game but little else about winning, look at the short book review at the bottom of this post (Beat That Kid … Continue reading

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