One of the areas in which I've been looking to improve this site is in the quality of the player profiles. I've been adding longer profiles for many historic chess greats over the past year, but current top players still had just short stubs describing their most notable achievements. In January, this began to change! There are three brand new, full length profiles on the site now, covering three of the more important active players in chess:
In addition, since these players will all have a place in the upcoming World Championship Cycle, I've added an up-to-date reference point for information on the 2013 World Chess Championship.
Finally, I've also added a few more quick tips to the site, including explanations about why "automatic moves" might be anything but, how you can use the process of elimination to save a little time during time scrambles, and a look at the important Principle of Two Weaknesses. As always, if there's anything in particular you'd like to see in February, please feel free to leave a comment!