sometimes an idea comes along for a Blog title ..... then the blog writes itself around the title.
One of the first novels I read ..... was " The Dog Who Wouldn't Be" by my favourite Canadian Author, Farley Mowat.
Trying to tie Farley & che... | Read More
A wise man once said " It is better to give 100 Tacos than to receive 100 Tacos".
(a wiser man once said " what has any of this got to do with chess?")
At any rate, at the inspiration of others, I will give a Taco trophy to the next 100 that ask... | Read More
As a kid from Scarborough, my road to GM was always ........
"401 eastbound to Farewell st south, east again on Colonel Sam."
I can't recall being aware of any road to Chrysler or Ford back then.
We were an AMC family ..... route to the local... | Read More
Just thought I would ask everyone for an "Enjoy a Taco" trophy ..... only have one ....but would like 99 more ....
Please click on my username .... and send me a Taco!
Thanks in advance!
Dave | Read More
a) An old British childrens game where wooden pins must be knocked over with a ball.
b) A small package of fruit flavoured candy that costs $7.99 at the movie theatre.
c) A slang term used for probably half a dozen different things ... | Read More
Over 1000 views (with an average close to two eyeballs per viewer) have been checking out a post I penned last summer.......
... at almost double the count to any of my other posts I am curious as to what the reason might be.....
....at times I ... | Read More
In order to speed up my games, minimize the amount of thinking required, and reduce the desire to study book openings, ..... something has to change.
For the record, I have decided on the following 2 resolutions to govern all my chess.com games f... | Read More
Just wondering who the first "fool" was, did they immediately ask for a rematch, and how did that next game go?
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Does Santa castle Kingside? or does he prefer the "long castle", the less CLAUStrophobic, Queenside castle?
Does he even play chess?
In the past month I have witnessed two very wrong , (although one was quite funny), queenside castles at the lo... | Read More
Skak! (Danis... | Read More