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    • MUSES OF ROMA - Sci-fi/alt-history

      My fourth novel, MUSES OF ROMA, is now released into the wild.  It's a sci-fi / alternate history book about a Roman Empire that survived its historic fall and spawned an interstellar civilization.   The short summary:   -------------------... | Read More

      • dahkshari
      • | Dec 26, 2013
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    • Obsession Cycles

      I've rediscovered chess. Again. Right now all I want to do is play chess, read about chess, do chess puzzles, study my old chess games, install chess software, etc. I've entered another USCF correspondence chess tournament. I'm searching for lo... | Read More

      • dahkshari
      • | Mar 5, 2013
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    • USCF's Fancy New Cards

      My new US Chess Federation membership card came in the mail the other day.  I've been a member since 2004 and they always gave us little, perforated paper cutout cards.     But now, behold, they come in plastic!  So proud to be a card carryi... | Read More

      • dahkshari
      • | Mar 5, 2013
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    • Chess inserts are cool

      Just seeing how the chess game insert function works with the Chess.com blogging tool.  Here's a stellar loss of mine from ICC a couple of years ago.  Feel free to pick it apart if you need to cure your insomnia (yeah, I sure didn't help my cau... | Read More

      • dahkshari
      • | Sep 19, 2012
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    • Chess is life

      Ken glanced at me from across the board. He said nothing, nor was there a hint of gloating on his face. But he knew I was beaten. And he knew I knew. Right from the start, he had me on the run. His knights and pawns had set up an impenetrable wal... | Read More

      • dahkshari
      • | Sep 10, 2012
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      • | 4 comments