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Submitted by robbie_1969 on September 12, 2014 at 6:03 PM.
The video features a famous game played in Buenos Aries, Argentina in 1971, where Robert Fischer plays former world Champion, Tigran Petrosian on his way to winning the Chess world title himself a year later in 1972....Read more »
posted in robbie_1969’s Blog
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Now we appreciate that what affords us so much enjoyment in chess is really the same thing for all of us, be it the layman who sees nothing finer in chess than the sacrificial combination or be it the expert who marvels at the far-reaching scheme of the game. It is the triumph of the intellect and genius over lack of imagination; the triumph of personality over materialism - Richard Reti - Modern Ideas in chess, page 69.
Altan - Tá Mé 'Mo Shuí (I am awake)
Tá Mé 'mo Shuí I Am Awake
I am up since the moon arose last night
Putting down a fire again and again and keeping it lit
The family is in bed and here am I by myself
The cocks are crowing and the country is asleep but me.
I love your mouth, your eyebrows and your cheeks
Your bright blue eyes for whose sake I gave up contentment
In longing for you I cannot see to walk the road
Friend of my bosom, the mountains lie between me and you.
Learned men say that love is a fatal sickness
I never admitted it until now that my heart is broken
It’s a very painful illness, alas, I have not avoided it
And it sends a hundred arrows through the core of my heart.
I met a fairy woman in the hollow of Béal an Átha
I asked her would any key unlock the love in my heart
And she said in soft, simple language
“When love enters the heart it will never be driven from it.”
Clannad - Coinleach Glas an Fhomhair
My Wife, My son and me :)
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