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    • Sam v Derek

      Dear Reader,                      It is with heavy heart and light head that I must tell you: I am still in the care of Nurse Dawkins. I’m on the sick bed of Cuchulainn; There's a glass of punch below my feet and an angel... | Read More

    • Diary of Edward Teach, Semi-reformed Pirate & Laundryologist

      I'm feeling a bit under the weather this week due to my plinth being moved to an outdoor location with no shelter from the elements. Yesterday a robin landed on my shoulder and sneezed right in my face without even covering his mouth. I must be il... | Read More

    • Ruy "J-Lo" Lopez

      Checking out games from the Ruy Lopez, Bird Defense and Schliemann: Ruy Lopez: Schliemann Defense (C63) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5 Ruy Lopez: Bird Variation (C61) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 Some sharp stuff, first from "El Bird":   Now, the "... | Read More

    • Openings

      Looking at games with the following openings: (ECO): Queen's Gambit Accepted: Normal Variation (D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted: Alekhine Defense (D22) Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation (D35) My conclusions so far: I stink. | Read More