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First Look At The Chess Comic
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Comic by Scott Tingley, June 29, 2008

Things have been pretty slow around here lately, and here is one of the reasons why. I am now the proud writer, illustrator and online publisher of a chess instruction webcomic. The idea for this came to me a few months ago, and after a lot of time trying to figure out how to actually go about it, I now present - The Chess Comic: Learning to Play Chess Through Comics .

I have taught summer chess camps for the past few years and I am very pleased with my record for sending new players through the district level on to the provincial tournaments.

I am pretty pleased with how it is turning out so far. I haven't drawn on a regular basis for years, and I have never used pen and ink before, and I am the messiest printer I know (lots of my grade 3 students are neater than me), so doing the lettering has been tough.

I will be covering the basics and then I will move on to 'intermediate' skills, such as: endgames, openings, and tactics.

Later this week I hope to launch chesscomic.com, a dedicated site for the chess weebcomic. I was going to call it "Forked" or "Swindled", but both of those URLs were already taken, so I settled on the more obvious choice.

Let me know what you think. You can contact me at comicsintheclassroom@gmail.com or chesscomic@gmail.com

Scott Tingley,

EIC of Comics in the Classroom.net and creator, witer and illustrator of The Chess Comic.

The Chess Comic is (C) Scott Tingley, 2008

 

 



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