A pic is worth a 1,000 words…
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Sadler, visiting Alekhine’s grave at Montparnasse, set up a position using a chessboard that Kasparov himself had once used. That is RESPECT!
GM Paco Vallejo (l) meeting Spanish chess federation president (and IM) Ochoa. Notice the coconut in Ochoa’s hand! Something Freudian perhaps…or maybe the only thing nuttier than a chessplayer is a chess-politico?!
16-year old Ashley has an important message for youngsters!
”Get up! The show must go on!” said the bull
INTERESTING FACT: Nigel Short can read!
No, that is cruel! (Sorry, Nigel!) Here Nigel is probably preparing for his next round opponent. Notice: no computer! Nigel comes from the generation that was brought up on Raymond Keene books (it is a wonder he became any good!) and chess magazines…old fashioned, perhaps, but his secret was to work standing up in the garden, without a chess set… but judging by his recent results his methods are still LETHAL!
French chess star GM Lautier (now retired from chess but still following what happens) sporting his Fu Manchu look, now lives and works in Moscow.
Mexico’s secret weapon against Donald Trump?!
Anal Tip of the Day: Don’t forget to get naked first!
About as plausible an explanation as any I suppose…. Earth a penal colony? OMG!
Before the internet…