Sinquefield Cup 2015 reminds me St. Petersburg 1914. Not that I was alive in 1914 (-_-) Alekhine, Capablanca, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Rubinstein... One can learn a lot about chess just from studying only that tournament. Well, Sinquefield 2... | Read More
Black unwisely permits the early opening of the f-file - grist for the King's Gambiteer's mill!
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Roland de Jesus
I picked up the book and started reading,
And noticed a fine, legible script in the margins,
Of thoughtful, careful notes,
From the hand of a Lady.
Intrigued by her words, I read on,
And closing ... | Read More
I yawn and snuggle into my clothes, trying to stay awake. It will be getting dark soon. I hear a twig snap over to my right and look around from my vantage point 20 feet up in a tree. Nothing, I think. Then, right as I am about to fall asleep, m... | Read More
Three strange pirate-related things happened to me last week.
Now there's a sentence you don't see every day. Admittedly, some of the links to buccaneering are a little tenuous, but it still makes for an unusual theme.
It started when I found ou... | Read More