Tim Just

Tim Just, CLO columnist
National Tournament Director Tim Just offers a few rules of thumb that are easier to recall if you get caught in the labyrinth of an adjournment.Read… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
The Queens Gambit on Netflix has done a lot for promoting our beloved royal sport. The show has also triggered a flood of nostalgia. Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Entering chess tournaments is a lot like those pop-up screens that bring our computers and smartphone activities to a screeching halt. Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
COVID-19 has turned the face of the OTB chess universe upside down. NTD Tim Just checks in on some of the situations that will need adjustments.Read… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
It seems strange to call that row of zeros on a digital chess clock a “flag fall.” The term is left over from the days when analog clocks were the… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
The world chess organization recently published its own set of online chess rules, including new rules for Hybrid Chess competitions.Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
So-called “unfair advantages” in chess wear many costumes but, in the end, it is still a protest about those alleged advantages. Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
The marriage of over-the-board (OTB) wood pushing with the online universe produced a whole new set of unforeseen concerns—or unintended consequences… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Has anyone considered hiring bad guys to catch the chess cheaters?Read More »
The way we take notation and the way we set clocks are two prime examples of rulebook U-Turns: rules that have gone through a 180-degree reversal.  … Read More »
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