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
A1 = a popular Steak Sauce from Kraft Foods (but it's no HP!)
A2 = Betrayal! (as in "Et tu Brutus?" , the last words of Julius Caesar)
A3 = A small AUDI family car ...
A4 = An AUDI sedan ....
A5 = An AUDI luxury coupe ...
A6 = An executive AU... | Read More
" Best by test."
" I have never opened with the QP .... on principle."
" I like e4 very much, but my results are better with d4."
" My ultimate fantasy is to play e4 and d4 equally well ....."
" I play e4 (against weaker players) ...." | Read More
(..... or another loss by me! ..... just recorded my first OTB game using algebraic notation ..... posting it to check what it should look like)
a wandering bishop may have cost me this game! darn thing went off on a tangent, should have kept wa... | Read More
Did you hear the one about the young pawn who finally met his "Idol".
While most of his friends looked up to the King and Queen, this one pawn wanted to be a "tall pawn", a Bishop! when he grew up.
Imagine his excitement, crossing the square one... | Read More