Category: Canadian Chess Federation

Sunday Coffee

Sunday Coffee

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Oktyabrina by Ivan Proskurin

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Good morning, Sunday Coffee! The middle of the month of October (already!) and still the world has not stepped Read the rest “Sunday Coffee”

CFC publishes open letter to FIDE

A more Diplomatic approach

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Having failed to impress acting FIDE president Makropoulos with CFC representative Hal Bond’s hardball letter of last week (which Makropoulos shrugged Read the rest “CFC publishes open letter to FIDE”

FIDE absolves Tbilisi organizer

FIDE wants more Azmaiparashvili’s !

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Darth Vader still haunts us! But could we have expected otherwise? FIDE just keeps on protecting it’s own. Responding to Read the rest “FIDE absolves Tbilisi organizer”

Psychopathy in Tbilisi

The Bermudas Affair

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How to explain irrational behaviour? The current FIDE Dress Code specifically (Reg.5) prohibits the clothing that World Cup organizer Azmaiparashvili was wearing Read the rest “Psychopathy in Tbilisi”

CFC national appeals committee does nothing

Noritsyn given rectal massage by NAC

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As expected. While I have met some extraordinarily competent arbiters in my experiences as a grandmaster, generally most arbiters Read the rest “CFC national appeals committee does nothing”

Peter Stockhausen’s death: Part II

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August 20, 1948 to February 18, 2016,

68 years of age

Dear Kevin,

I’ve already told you that just before 7pm on Friday February 19, Read the rest “Peter Stockhausen’s death: Part II”

More on P.Stockhausen’s death

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August 20.1948–February 18, 2016

I understand that Stockhausen’s estranged wife (Karen) is preparing a statement and this will be later published here on this blog.  

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Tuesday’s potpourri and other nonsense!

SPRAGGETT ON CHESS

PIGEON CHESS!

 

 

”PST!  JOIN THE CFC TODAY!”

 

 

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This is the right attitude to have each time you Read the rest “Tuesday’s potpourri and other nonsense!”

Canadian Chess quote of the day

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At times organized chess in Canada is closer to being and operating like a criminal enterprise than anything that is normally Read the rest “Canadian Chess quote of the day”