Neither Here nor There

   Hey everyone!

   It's time to kick to is blog back up into something resembling a worthy-to-read blog here on I'm going back to the more personal way of doing things while not worrying so much about Group recaps since there aren't that many shows these days that I can or know how to recap. Pardon our Blunders is still bi-weekly, but other shows like Your Games Analyzed or The BIG Show will only happen from time to time now.

   So here I am again, going back to my roots, so to speak, and I really don't know what I am going to focus on. It could be a chess news event, a personal blog about chess, or basically whatever I feel like I need to say. Other than that, let's roll.

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    • Magnus Carlsen Rules California!

      [Blog History]      Magnus Carlsen has been very busy over this past week as he toured California and the Silicon Valley. First, Magnus Carlsen teaches(plays) chess with the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who sets yearly go... | Read More

    • Great Magnus Carlsen Interview

      [Blog History]      I apologize for not getting this out sooner, but last week, on Chessbase, there was a great interview posted, that VG-TV, a Norwegian television channel did with the new World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. Naturally, it'... | Read More

    • Anand: Undecided About Upcoming Candidates

      [Blog History]      In a recent article on Chessbase, former World Champion Vishy Anand seems to be up in the air about wanting to take part in the upcoming FIDE Candidates Tournament. By rights, as a former Champion, he automatically qualifi... | Read More

    • OK! This Time I Need 256 Players! :D

      [Blog History]       Since my first two tournaments are starting off well, I've decided to do another set of them, this time with better rating categories but using the same settings otherwise.   64 Players per tourney 2 Players per group... | Read More

    • I Need 128 Players!! Who Wants In??

      [Blog History]      OK everyone. The time has come for me to make my tournament announcement that I mentioned about in this past week's blog. I will be holding a set of tournaments that I will be setting up today. Here's the details about the... | Read More

    • Yet Another Blog Post :D

      [Blog History]      Hello again and welcome to yet another blog entry! This time it's centered around my own play against Fritz 12--the only way I really play chess these days. Now I play Fritz in Friend Mode, which basically means it adjusts... | Read More

    • So, What Has Happened Since...

      [Blog History]        It's been a while since my last blog. There are several reasons for it, one being the struggle with my own health issues; the other has just been the ugly head of Steam and my computer games always coming to the forefro... | Read More

    • Time For A LIttle Light Reading Perhaps?

      [Blog History]       As I was casually looking through my July 2013 issue of Chess Life, not really taking the time out to read anything I missed over the last few months, some dark clouds came rumbling through and I realized something horri... | Read More

    • Getting Back Into the Game

      [Blog History]    After a substantial time of being away from chess and this site, I've decided to make a surprise appearance and let you all know out there who have been following me (all 5 of you), that I'm returning to      T... | Read More

    • Schedule Changes! TAKE NOTE!

         For all of you marking your calendars!    We don't want you to miss your favorite broadcasts, so please note that, along with the return of "Pardon Our Blunders," there has been a shift in scheduling for "Your Games Analyzed" and "Melik an... | Read More