This is probably one of my top-tier blog posts for improving in chess endings. I have several that I am proud of, many that I think are pretty good, and a few others that I wish I could re-do. That is just the nature of studying… we are not at o... | Read More
Satuday, August 22, 2015. A day to meet and greet the Sinquefield Cup players.
Event at the Kingside Diner (yellow umbrellas) in St. Louis, Missouri. The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis is in the foreground.
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Like many, I was looking to update my old, slow laptop. I was attracted to the idea of a Chromebook as an inexpensive, but effective choice. Thank goodness I was able to return it because after a week of using it, I absolutely hated it, especi... | 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
Okay, this is probably the last one until next year. So I had fun! (Well, duh Sherlock) Specifically, I swam, paddleboarded, biked, and jumped off this:
http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.okanaganlakebc.ca/community/photos_for_sale... | Read More