My first tournament - Part 1

My first tournament - Part 1

RC_Woods
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Mar 25, 2014

Hello everyone, welcome back again! Last weekend I played in my first actual chess tournament, which was great fun. I won't bother you with a long introduction this time and shall just share with you my experience from a per...

The moves that we didn't play

The moves that we didn't play

RC_Woods
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Jan 31, 2014

Hello and welcome to the reboot of my blog! There's three chess puzzles below!   During the last  years I've been slightly less involved with chess, but I'm coming back to it, as chess players always seem to do. Therefore, it also made sense...

Playing the Computer

Playing the Computer

RC_Woods
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Feb 12, 2011

Just a short blog:   As the live chess servers are currently down to maintenance (wondering what the site staff has in store for us.. exciting stuff!) I was coupled with a silicon partner on medium strength. A quick game ensued (I think it took 5 ...

Picking up 'serious' play again

Picking up 'serious' play again

RC_Woods
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Dec 8, 2010

It has been a serious while since my last blog post. I have been taking it easy as a chess player. In fact, I'm getting the impression that it is like that for many of us: periods of frenzy alternate with periods of relative calm. I guess because...

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