Stunning Last Round Action!
Few Chinese championships have witnessed the suspense and uncertainty as in today’s final round of the Chinese Championship! Tournament leader, Yu … Read the rest
How to Find My Site on Google
If you have been having trouble seeing photos on my blog, then it is because of a hack … Read the rest
He who dares, wins.
The 2021 Chinese Chess Championships (m/w) are taking place in Xinghua between the 7th and 15th of this month. Top rated … Read the rest
Are you playing?
Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein are two of my favourite people. How much longer these two evolutionary biologists can manage to avoid … Read the rest
It makes a great story!
Everyone loves a chess story! Espcially if it is about a pretty girl. Last week I read an article about … Read the rest
The Great Reset has encountered an unanticipated hurdle…non-digital reality. Or more precisely: divorce. Klaus must have forgotten to make it illegal, but will … Read the rest
Are the risks worth it?
Canadian health researcher Dr. Paul Alexander has very clear opinions on the topic of young children and the vaccine: DON’T … Read the rest
22.12.1953 — 20.4.2021
Sad news from Strasbourg, France. The eldest child of Michel and Jacqueline Roos passed away at age 67 after a brief illness. … Read the rest
Don’t play the Winawer against Shabalov!
This Latvian-born grandmaster knows how to crush the Winawer French! Out of some 20 published games, Alex Shabalov (by … Read the rest
It is a pleasure to see over-the-board tournament activity again! The Russian Team Championships are taking place in Sochi, and a good number of really … Read the rest
A surprisingly large number of non-chessplayers consider pro-chessplayers to be gamblers, in the same category as card sharks and pool-hall hustlers. Regardless of whether you … Read the rest
Kevin Gentes RIP
I want to thank Tony Boron for providing me with the material contained here, plus photos/images. Readers can find this and more … Read the rest
Can White draw?
I came across this little study earlier today. While not difficult, it demonstrates several subtle points that a practical player should always … Read the rest
What is wrong here? The position? The exposed breast? The cigarette? The sunglasses? Maybe all; maybe none!? Perhaps you are the problem, have … Read the rest
Adorable! This young lass would not give her name, but judging by her dress, she is a bit on the shy side(!)… Read the rest