APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
This article explores the difficulties that both players and their coaches face in adapting to the new technologies.
TRUE COLOURS: THE RISE AND FALL OF ORGANIZED CHESS IN CANADA
The true story of the ‘success’ behind CMA. Of the corruption in the general Canadian Chess Community. Of the dirty war that CMA Executive Director Larry Bevands waged against the CFC and Canadian Chess Legend Kevin Spraggett.
An indepth report on Canadian Chess during the past 20 years that will have you questioning your loyalties in chess. Blending humour, satire and truth of the politics of Canadian Chess, this article will change the way you look at organized chess in Canada. Controversial, provocative and stimulating, this report will have been screened before publication by Canadian lawyers.
Of the often bizarre/incestuous legacy of the corrupted leadership in Canadian chess. This is the story that will be remembered by future generations of Canadians of what really happened, long after we are all gone.
There will be no hiding the truth this time! Absolutely uncensored!
Divided into 5 parts, the article will be presented as a series:
1) The Kevin Spraggett Foundation for Chess (1988-1992) and the FQE
2) Larry Bevand’s personal war on organized chess ( 1996-present)
3) The ChessTalk fiasco (especially the dirty war)
4) The sale of Canada’s National Team (especially the Yves Charbonneau saga)
5) The last days of the CFC
This much anticipated chronicle will appear in October!……………………………………………………………………………
Najdorf was one of the most colourful players of the 20th century. Born in Poland in 1910, he found himself stranded in Buenos Aires in 1939 when the war broke out, and he decided not to risk returning to Europe. Just as well, as his entire family was murdered by the Nazis.
Najdorf was a close friend of Bobby Fischer. Here we see Miguel having a good time trying to tempt the American genius.