Celebrates 10,000 Hits

09.15.06 Kudos and thank you to our readers. Since its inception in March 2006, has been visited over 10,000 times! We're humbled by this outstanding show of support for the site and will to continue to provide cutting edge News, Tournament Reports, Images, Features, Games, Events and all things related to chess in Maine. As a way of returning the favor we have a little something for you.

Improve Your Position--Click on

It's a passion.

In each of the following positions you are asked to find the winning combination and email your answers to us. A lucky winner, who will be chosen at random from all the correct entries, will receive a copy of the book Chess: Attacking The King: Fighting Strategy and Tactics for Checkmate by John Walker (see the image of this book below). Entries will be accepted until 5:00 p.m on Sunday, September 24, 2006. The winner will be posted on shortly thereafter. Good Luck!

Position 1

White to Move!

Position 2

Black to Move!

Position 3

Black to Move!

The Prize

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