“Paris is like a whore. From a distance she seems ravishing, you can’t wait until you have her in your arms. And five minutes later you feel empty, disgusted with yourself. You feel tricked.” ― Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer
One of the oldest chess clubs in the world. http://homepage.eircom.net/~ninki/dublinchessclub/index.html
Emma! My favourite Porn Star is always naughty…
European Chess Union photos from the European Chess Championship in Kosovo today. https://www.facebook.com/europeanchessunion
Fide home page.
Morozevich playing GO!
Do you ever visit the ICCF website looking for tips and information? I do !
Iranian Chess Federation I don’t understand a word! http://chesstehran.ir/
Imagine the nerve of the Judge! He was not even worried about making a mistake! Read more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iranian-judge-tells-man-if-you-re-innocent-you-ll-go-to-heaven-after-youre-hanged-a7032876.html
Oldest chess club in Dublin http://homepage.eircom.net/~ninki/dublinchessclub/index.html
Grandmaster Ivan Salgado is having a great tournament in Kosovo
Topalov is going to be an author! Psychology? The famous Bulgarian Kitchen: http://veselin-topalov.com/index.php/47-frontpage/frontpage/226-veselin-topalov-collaborates-book-psychology
Wow! Won’t a zillion students be relieved!
Suing english publications for mixing up names from the Panama file..http://www.chessdom.com/quinn-emanuel-law-firm-to-represent-russian-chess-federation/.
Rowson is alwyas worth reading! https://twitter.com/Jonathan_Rowson
My friend Paunovic has died of a heart attack today! A really strong competitor,and a true gentleman! RIP http://www.chessdom.com/in-memoriam-gm-dragan-paunovic/
Shahade giving a simul and warming up to play some poker! http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/poker-returns-ac-boardwalk-taj-mahal-resorts-casino-article-1.2641842
Springtime,. Parks. Always worth visiting (take your camera along!)
GREAT LASKER PICTURES!!
I came across these photos of Emanuel Lasker on the great Blog ”Quienes jugaron ajedrez” Some I had seen before, but most were completely new to me. ENJOY! I suggest you take a look at the blog and investigate….
Lasker was a champion of many games. Here he is playing (?)
Lasker’s brother Berthold and his wife Else Schuler
Lasker with his older brother, Berthold, who was also a strong player.
Lasker, his wife Martha and the family pet at his farm.
Lasker’s travelling chess set.
Lasker playing golf.
Martha sewing. Lasker always wanted her to attend his games, and she did a lot of knitting!
Lasker and Martha
Martha knitting away…
Martha was a wonderful wife to Laskr.
CHESS PUB IN BRAZIL!
Readers of this blog will have noticed that I like to post material about chess cafes and pubs (and disco’s) that use the name or theme or whatever with ‘CHESS’. Today it is the turn of a popular site in Brazil. WEBSITE INSTAGRAMFACEBOOK.