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    • Chess.com Censorship

      I received an email asking why my blog was no longer listed on the blog page of chess.com, so I wrote to chess.com sometime in late Febuary of this year asking why my blog was no longer being posted along with other blogs on the blog page. I recei... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 18, 2011
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    • Are Ben & Yasser Worthy?

      There has been much written on the internet concerning whether or not GMs Ben Finegold and Yasser Seirawan should be playing in the 2011 US Championship. There is an entry on the Boylston Chess Club weblog: Something Fishy at the 2011 US Chess Cha... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 13, 2011
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    • One Big Open, with Sections

      The irrepressible Bill Goichberg is trying something completely new and different for Seniors at the World Open this year. From the  tournament announcemant: Senior prizes: Open to rated seniors age 65/over, based only on score (section doesn't... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 11, 2011
      • | 633 views
      • | 2 comments
    • The Most Instructive Chess Video of All Time

      http://chessforallages.blogspot.com/2011/04/most-instructive-chess-video-of-all.html | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 10, 2011
      • | 649 views
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    • The Best Blog Entry of All Time

      Thursday, April 30, 2009 Just how NERDY is chess? SPRAGGETT ON CHESS http://kevinspraggett.blogspot.com/2009_04_01_archive.html | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 7, 2011
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    • Was Abby Marshall a Prodigy?

      There is an article on seedmagazine.com titled, The Second Place Sex: Why chess may be an ideal laboratory for investigating gender gaps in science and beyond, (http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/the_second-place_sex/)Abby Marshall is quoted ... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Apr 1, 2011
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    • Separated at Birth

      The picture of Jeff Sonas on the Chessbase website (http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7114) sure looks a lot like the actor John Goodman. | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Mar 31, 2011
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    • The Death of Chess

      Computers have killed the Royal game. There is an article on Chessbase today (www.chessbase.com) titled: Cheating in chess: the problem won't go away. http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7115 The article is by Frederic Friedel, and there i... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Mar 30, 2011
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    • Did Bobby Really Say That?

      John Dorfman in an article titled, Four Stocks to Hold During Treacherous Times, (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-27/four-stocks-to-buy-hold-in-treacherous-times-john-dorfman.html) posted this on Bloomberg today:  "As chess grandmaster Bob... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Mar 28, 2011
      • | 434 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Flip a Coin

      There I was all settled in at a Books-A-Million, with a cuppa java and the new New in Chess magazine, the best chess magazine in the world today; or yesterday; or tomorrow, come to think of it. As happens sometimes, a younger fellow came up and sa... | Read More

      • nocab
      • | Mar 27, 2011
      • | 406 views
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