Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser. But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role. While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More
Professor: Happy day before Saturday, class.
Zephyr: I wanted to bring something up.
Professor: I'm fine. How are you? You couldn't wait to say "hello?"
Zephyr: Hello, Professor. Now can we talk about it?
Professor: About what?
Zephyr: Double... | Read More
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Peter’s Chess Vibes
“In May I took two weeks off from work. Shortly before it started I decided to play an open tournament in Liechte... | Read More
My first wife, Susan Hollis (Holly) Bloom Heisman, passed away of breast cancer in Oct 1994. Among her social work jobs had been working with battered wives and runaway teens. She also did extensive volunteering for the American Cancer Society (I ... | Read More
The current World Blitz Champion, GM Le Quang Liem, and the former World Junior Champion, GM Dmitry Andreikin, will face off in Death Match 24 on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Their average FIDE rating of 2716 makes this the highest-rated Death Matc... | Read More