Happy New Year, chess fans! Here's what's new on the site in the last month:
- Two articles on major collegiate chess events: The Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, and the President's Cup.
- A look at the biggest chess events of 2012.
- A discussion of rating inflation, which may have had a role in one of those biggest events of the year.
- An instructional article explaining the concept of simplification, as well as a list of YouTube resources for chess players looking for videos.
- Profiles on Viktor Korchnoi and Susan Polgar.
All the best to everyone in 2013! As always, if you have a topic you'd like to see covered on the site in January, leave me a message in the comments.