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The 64 - Why Do We Cheat?

The 64 - Why Do We Cheat?

UncleButchy87
| Dec 26, 2022

     The old adage goes, "If you ain't cheatin', you ain't trying." It seems as though the year of 2022 was the year of cheating accusations, as multiple reports of grifting and swindling continued to roll in one after the other. Po...

The 64 - March Madness Baby!! - March 2022 Recap

The 64 - March Madness Baby!! - March 2022 Recap

UncleButchy87
| Mar 31, 2022

That very first weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament is nothing but absolute pandemonium. Just as one game kicks off in Pittsburgh, another is starting the second half in San Francisco, all while an upset is coming down to the wire in San Ant...

The 64 - Opening Day - February 2022 Recap

The 64 - Opening Day - February 2022 Recap

UncleButchy87
| Mar 4, 2022

Opening Day. A day filled with such promise and anticipation. After all, you and your favorite team haven't lost a game yet, every team is tied for first and every player has a chance to be the MVP. Optimism abounds on opening day. Although, ...

The 64 - Should Chess Be In The Olympics?

The 64 - Should Chess Be In The Olympics?

UncleButchy87
| Feb 17, 2022

It was once the norm where the Winter and Summer Olympics both took place in the same calendar year, as opposed to bi-annually which is the tradition we have recently become accustomed to. But thanks to the no longer not so novel Coronavirus delay...

The 64 - 2021 and Done - December 2021 Recap

The 64 - 2021 and Done - December 2021 Recap

UncleButchy87
| Jan 12, 2022

It's amazing at how quick things can change in just one year. Obviously the state of the world has proven this theory correct the past couple of years, (unfortunately for all the wrong reasons), but still. Like many, in the fall/winter of 2020 I g...

The 64 - Do The Shuffle - November 2021 Recap

The 64 - Do The Shuffle - November 2021 Recap

UncleButchy87
| Dec 1, 2021

The month of November saw the entire chess world redirect its attention towards the biggest event on the chess calendar. A clash that everybody has been waiting for and where chess history will inevitably be made. The world's brightest and most cr...

The 64 - Hallo-Queen - October 2021 Recap

The 64 - Hallo-Queen - October 2021 Recap

UncleButchy87
| Nov 1, 2021

Previously  on... The 64 When we last left our heroes, they were seen tending their wounds, waist high in the wavy channels usually referred to as a moment of crisis. The chilling month of October kicked off on theme, with the US Chess...

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