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It's pretty hard to argue against the logical nature of metric, so I always wonder why the US sticks to the stupid imperial system... | Read More
The club I belong to has been competing in this year's Interclub matches. Last night was the final round.
It was a nail-biter for all of us!
We're 0.5 points ahead of the competition. The team just behind us (Ninjas) are our f... | Read More
Tonight, I played black against a King's Gambit. I lost but if I had "taken the risk" the win was there!!
This is more of a note to self, that I need to take more risks -- be brave and just see how it pans out!
I find this to be a frequent ... | Read More
This is a championship game I just played. I did quite well, except for a couple of moves, one of which I'd call the blunder of blunders. Thowing away a perfectly won game.
Sorta funny, but I am still annoyed at myself for allowing it to happ... | Read More
TBH, I am very dissappointed with the way chess.com is handling daily puzzles. Two times in a row, the daily puzzle has been stuffed up.
WTF is wrong with the QA here?
Surely whoever is in control of the daily puzzles should be checking thei... | Read More
Well, crunch time is here for me this year. The two most important chess events for the year both start this week.
One is the Interclub matches where the clubs in South Australia compete for the pennant. My club came very close last yea... | Read More
After a very long time, I won a significant tournament at my club! Not too long ago I won a blitz tournament, but it wasn't a major event, just a fun tourney. This time, I won the Easter Cup, a tournament held over 4 nights, one night a week, ... | Read More
Winning outright doesn't happen to me very often in my club, because there are 2-3 players there that are significantly stronger than I am; Edgar (the strongest player in our club who wins almost everything), Alan and Mladen. There are also a co... | Read More
Anyone else besides me watch this show?
I am hooked on it atm! | Read More
He doesn't look all that excited, more like bored! lol | Read More