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the 65th Square

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  • Formed: Jul 5, 2013
  • Why play chess? is a question I have been asking myself (especially when I am getting shellacked!). Although it's often hard to forget about the win/lose aspect and simply play to learn and resolve puzzling situations, this is where the greatest joy comes for me. As one friend says, "chess is art." Certainly it allows for creativity! The 65th square is designed to be a club, a forum, a tournament site, and somewhere to share whatever it is you have to share (presumably related to chess in some way). It could be not unlike the 19th hole on a golf course, where members share their victories and analyze their defeats with comrades. Thanks for the input and support from hope2joy and SavyNL to get this started.

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  • Let us know how you get on and maybe I will try next year. and enjoy the games.

    by hope2joy 7 months ago

  • not me. Good luck!

    by swaldh 7 months ago

  • I registered at World Championship Chess Tournament and STAY ALIVE. Who else join those tournaments?

    by SavyNL 7 months ago

  • Enjoy 2014, one and all

    by hope2joy 7 months ago

  • Have a Happy New Year all!!

    by swaldh 7 months ago

  • Have a good Christmas all. @Steve, good luck in those hard days. My GF's father passed away years ago already, she is still broken of it. "The wound doesn't heal", she says. I hope your proces will be better! Keep your head up, I hope you'll gave goodndays while remembering.

    by SavyNL 7 months ago

  • A very happy Christmas and new year to everyone in the group enjoy your days and trust you will be spending some interesting time over the chess board, Nigel

    by hope2joy 7 months ago

  • A very warm and happy Christmas and holiday season to everyone. My father passed away this month. He was 95 and lived a rich and fulfilling life. Today would have been his 71st wedding anniversary--the family always celebratedwith a gala Christmas Eve party, so I will be remembering him and my mom tonight for sure. I will try and set up some matches for our illustrious group of superb players for next year. Meantime, enjoy and may you play some exciting games. Steve Waldhorn

    by swaldh 7 months ago

  • very good result! good luck.

    by swaldh 8 months ago

  • Very good luck SavyNL, The trying is the result

    by hope2joy 8 months ago

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