Mirror, Mirror on the wall…
“It’s very important for me to be needed for what I am, not just for how I look”. – Rita … Read the rest
Saved by the bell!
Nigel Short’s round 2 game at the 6th Vergani Cup against a talented 14-year old boy caught my eye. Nigel’s opponent … Read the rest
Crushing Win in 23 Moves!
As written elsewhere on this blog, Grandmaster Bosko Abramovic died suddenly in mid December (2021) at age 70. Below I … Read the rest
Light the way!
The Hollywood-perfect smile of 27 year old social media sensation Lily Maymac. Born in Sweden and having Australian nationality, Miss Maymac … Read the rest
As we enter a new year, the start of the third year of the pandemic, all I can say is that if you have … Read the rest
Both GMs scored 7.5 points
Congratulations to grandmasters Alexander Fier and Karen Grigoryan for their 7.5 points (from 9 games) at this year’s Lorca International. … Read the rest
The comic genius J.P.Sears has hit the nail on the head again! I have previously discussed some of his slap-stik here on this blog, and … Read the rest
Nothing to hide?
”The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie” –Ann Landers (July 4, 1918 – June 22, 2002)
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14.2.1951 – 19.12.2021
Sad news this week from Serbia. Grandmaster Bosko Abramovic suddenly passed away at age 70. Well respected within the chess world, Abramovic … Read the rest
How can we continue to accept this?
Vinay Prasad, MD MPH; Physician & Associate Professor, is also one of the most eloquent and authentic … Read the rest
This question got me thinking. Sort of reminds me of the famous story of George Bernard Shaw negotiating the price to get a respectable woman … Read the rest
White to play and win! How?
How are you doing today? There is so much great chess going on right now that I felt that … Read the rest
How are you today? There is a lot going on in the chess world right now, besides the Dubai match for the World … Read the rest
How to wipe a GM off the board with Black!
Easy to overlook as it is being held during the World Championship in Dubai, the … Read the rest
How are you today? I trust you had a relaxing and fulfilling weekend! Less than 3 weeks before christmas and just another 25 days before … Read the rest