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    • Confessions of a Chess Addict: Learning from a Master

      There was a time when I would talk to various players, learning from their sage wisdoms and philosophies. I totally forgot that I had this, lol interesting to hear this 4 years later.  National Master, Mike Petersen.   https://vimeo.co... | Read More

    • Chessboxing

      Chessboxing seems to be a sport that I could be into.  The only problem is finding a club or group of people that do this.  Finding women to compete in this sport is another challenge.     Have you witnessed a chessboxing m... | Read More

    • Confessions of a Chess Addict: Chess and Tattoos

        I have met people who are obsessed with chess. I've also met people who are obsessed with tattoos.  We think about our next move and our next mate.  They think about their next design and placement.    So, I'm t... | Read More

    • Confessions of a Chess Addict: I'm not a donkey!

      After my last post, I decided to play more turn based games instead of the live chess games that I adore so much.  I thought that this would help me slow down, take my time, and really assess the moves that I make.   Boy, was I wrong. ... | Read More

    • Confessions of a ChessAddict: I'm Nervous

      Gonna play some face to face games with a friend later this week. I never play face to face.  I have gotten so accustomed to playing electronically that I cannot see basic mating patterns.   In a way, lets say my chess-esteem is a bit ... | Read More

    • Confessions of A ChessAddict: Chess Holiday 2015

      Last summer, a friend of mine, Atilla Turzo, told me about an awesome learning experience and adventure that he had been dreaming up:  giving chess players the opportunity to merge their love of chess with learning from high ranking chess pla... | Read More

    • Totally impressed

      some of you may or may not know, but I teach languages to people all around theworld.  Some are online, some are face to face.  Today, I taught a French kid in Singapore.  I decided to try to sneak chess into the lesson.  We we... | Read More


      Hey all!    It's me, your favorite adorable vegetable and  I NEED YOUR HELP! Chess players have always been stigmatized and stereotyped.  Over the last 7 years, I've come to realize that our beautiful sport can be loved by anyone.  I am a... | Read More

    • 2 chess books for sale

      I have "secrets of a russian chessmaster" and "chess b***" for sale.  I don't know anyone who would want this in my local town so I am selling it. Can send to USA  or EU. Message me if interested. | Read More

    • retro blog post revisited

      http://blog.chess.com/veggiegirlie/schachtherapy-ep-5-meet-honey http://blog.chess.com/veggiegirlie/schachtherapy-episode-4-meet-fonix2 http://blog.chess.com/veggiegirlie/schachtherapy-ep-3--meet-deepozzie http://blog.chess.com/veggiegirlie/sch... | Read More