FIDE Grand Prix Highlights with IM Rensch & GM Krush is LIVE on ChessTV! Open to ALL MEMBERS! Click here to watch!
Upgrade to Chess.com Premium!

gambit-man's Blog


    • Likes...

      I'm getting the hang of this youtube thing... R.I.P Gary     R.I.P Keith Anger is an energy! R.I.P Jack | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Jan 27, 2014
      • | 362 views
      • | 1 comment
    • In the news...

      The murder trial began in Glasgow yesterday of a man accused of killing a well known gangster in a shoot out in a supermarket car park in Glasgow in January 2010 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-17554634 The trial had to be d... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Mar 30, 2012
      • | 1134 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Engine tournament III

      I've been running this for a few weeks now, after acquiring a batch of new engines. The tournament started out with 54 engines, around a dozen have tested elo ratings of >2900! There are many others above 2700 and there are also a few others i... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Feb 7, 2012
      • | 1612 views
      • | 18 comments
    • Getting the bug again

      i'm playing at Perth this coming weekend, and having looked at the entries i see i'm up against some tough opposition. There's quite a few players there whom i talk to regularly on the tournament and league circuits, but can't remember if i'd actu... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Jan 24, 2012
      • | 558 views
      • | 3 comments
    • What are the chances of this happening?

      I've been playing in a thematic tournament, the Dragon Yugoslav where the first moves are 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0-0. I've been doing very well, now reached the 4th round and the last 4 remaining players.... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Nov 16, 2011
      • | 496 views
      • | 0 comments
    • My dad's movie star car!!!

      my dad spent years restoring this car, a 1939 Hudson Coupe. Shortly after buying it, made enquiries to the '39 Hudson Owner's Club, and discovered this was the last of its kind... in the world!   ISTR he even rolled out those rear wings.   ... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | Oct 18, 2011
      • | 1496 views
      • | 3 comments
    • MOT failure!

      My car failed it's test today, err, yesterday. I've known for a few weeks now that a drop-link needed replaced, the rattle returning just weeks after the one on the other side had been repaired. There's also a fair chance a ball joint would need ... | Read More

      • gambit-man
      • | May 23, 2011
      • | 556 views
      • | 2 comments