Category: A pic is worth a 1000 words
The Nude & the Canvas
Picasso roll over! This magnificent subject is about to immortalized on a piece of canvas. Art, to be passed down … Read the rest
Chess is a Gentlemen’s Sport
I like this story! Apparently the Paraguay Chess Federation only had money to send the men’s team, not the … Read the rest
Wrestling with the Pigs
I wrote in April of this year, when rumors first began to circulate that Malcolm Pein might be running for an … Read the rest
Chess, potpourri and other nonsense!
Good Wednesday, folks! I was flipping thru some of my 7,000-plus blog entries over the years and found myself standing … Read the rest
Kirsan enroute to BIG win in October!
You have to hand it to the man! He has managed to out-finesse each and every of his … Read the rest
Tales,Tails, Souls, and Dreams
“I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of … Read the rest
A move to remember!
He is the oldest player in the tournament, but Vladimir Kramnik’s stunning 7th move (Rg8) initiated a crushing attack that has … Read the rest
Just Nice to Look At!
“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit. Truer words have never … Read the rest
What a naughty smile! The incredible Rosie Jones, one of the most recognizable faces (!) on the internet. Apart from being a … Read the rest
Vintage shot of Canadian Team at 1964 Tel Aviv Olympiad
I found this over at O.Urcan’s chess-informative twitter, and extracted the footage of the … Read the rest
In praise of English poetry…
“Licence my roving hands, and let them go Before, behind, between, above, below.” ― John Donne, The Complete English Poems… Read the rest
Good morning, Friday! Naked coffee, mystery Lady in Red and Levon Aronian taking 1st place in Gibraltar ahead of a very strong field. … Read the rest
Saturday’s winning SMILE!
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Thich Nhat… Read the rest
Today’s Winning Beach Bum!
”When LIFE throws you curves, flaunt them!” – anon. ”In LIFE, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.” – Edward … Read the rest
Coffee with a passion…
The last Sunday of the year! And what a year. We have managed to survive Donald Trump , atleast so far, … Read the rest