Chess tidbits, FIDE and other Nonsense
How are you today? In this blog column I present a potpourri of chess items from the past few days that have caught my fancy. Enjoy!
The wrong time to castle…
IM Lujan,C – GM Lorenzini,M
Peralta wins Argentine Championship
Congrats to my friend Fernando Peralta for yesterday winning the Argentine Championship with a great score of 10 points from 13 games. Information HERE.
Did you know that this year the Argentine Chess Federation (FADA) has an official t-shirt for the Argentine Teams participating in the Batumi Olympiad? A great idea! There is even space on the t-shirt for a sponsorship logo. LINK
Great chess video from Uganda!
Some cute youngsters looking for sponsorship for an upcoming tournament! What a wonderful idea! I hope they achieve their dreams! LINK to Uganda Chess Federation facebook page.
Meanwhile, on the Dvorkovich campaign trail…
While and , brothers in arms at one time, trade mutual accusations of corruption and misadventure, Russian Arkady Dvorkovich is seriously increasing his visibility and prestige in the chess world. About an hour ago he tweeted the above item from Peru.
By Gunther von Hagens, the ‘Plastinator’. Berlin exhibit
To be continued…