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  • 19 months ago · Quote · #1

    Chessry

    Think back to games you have played in your past, whether it be from a jail cell, or a plane-thousands of miles above the ground. Everyone has a game or two up their sleeves that have taken place in a venue that others may claim is strange. Where was yours?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #2

    goldendog

    What's the hold up with all the your momma's jokes?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #3

    Chessry

    And what else did you and Daniel do...

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #4

    nameno1had

    In the upper stair well of the tower, in the Nestle Research and Development Plant @ Marysville, Ohio...

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #5

    pellik

    So does the nitrogen narcosis affect your chess? 

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #6

    nameno1had

    No, but the hard steel stairs I was sitting on weren't good for it...however, getting paid to play chess and drink coffee is worth the nuisanse...

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #7

    BorgQueen

    At a wedding reception, played on a serviette with pen-drawn squares and another serviette, ripped into littler squares with hand-drawn figures on the squares ^_^

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #8

    AndyClifton

    At this one chess club (but it was a very strange club).

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #9

    AlCzervik

    I played a game once after a golf tournament with one of the competitors. Outside on the deck. A storm came out of nowhere and I ended up losing pieces of the set. And it was magnetic!

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #10

    Yankeeology

    I played strip chess with an escort in vegas in the top floor of the Luxor. Beat that ladies.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #11

    AndyClifton

    And follow your lead?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #12

    learningthemoves

    I played in a chess tournament held at Free Indeed Church (FreeIndeedChurch.com) in Gallatin, Tennessee a couple of years ago. 

    I ended up losing to a fellow Chess.com member who also had organized the tourney, Seth Mallard: http://www.chess.com/members/view/SethMallard

    As you can see from his bullet rating, (~2200), Seth's pretty good, so I don't feel too bad.

    Of course, this was before I became a diamond member here, so we'll see what happens next time!

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #13

    AndyClifton

    So...was the tourney free?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #14

    p4nd3m1k

    In an alley behind a greek church. 

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #15

    learningthemoves

    AndyClifton wrote:

    So...was the tourney free?

    I think it was like ten or twenty bucks to enter. Nothing outrageous. I don't remember the exact cost, but remember it being just a drop in the bucket in light of a day of chess fun. Smile

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #16

    learningthemoves

    goldendog wrote:

    What's the hold up with all the your momma's jokes?

    Yo momma's so fat she had to get baptized at SeaWorld. amidoinitright?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #17

    AndyClifton

    Aha, so it was Fee Indeed Tournament. Smile

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #18

    learningthemoves

    AndyClifton wrote:

    Aha, so it was Fee Indeed Tournament. 

    Yes, but even paying the cost we were free! Smile

    I think someone else already paid what I owed for me because when I asked who we paid, Seth just said, "Don't worry about it man, yours has already been taken care of..." or something like that. 

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #19

    herros

    I played chess in a loundry  room on a camping once.
    We played till 5 o'clock in the morning and played it there because there was light and it was raining outside.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #20

    AndyClifton

    The first OTB tourney I ever went to, our truck broke down on the way coming back (it was 100 miles or so).  So we sat there playing chess in the cab until the AAA guy showed up.


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