Confessions of a Chess Addict:  I, alone

Confessions of a Chess Addict: I, alone

veggiegirlie
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Jun 21, 2015

Original entry date 10 April 2015   It's 3am and I've found myself craving a face to face game of chess. Unfortunately, since my transcontinental "visit" (which I might say is a joke because my time in the US has far outweighed visit stat...

Chessboxing

Chessboxing

veggiegirlie
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Apr 4, 2015

Chessboxing seems to be a sport that I could be into.  The only problem is finding a club or group of people that do this.  Finding women to compete in this sport is another challenge.     Have you witnessed a chessboxing m...

Confessions of a ChessAddict:  I'm Nervous

Confessions of a ChessAddict: I'm Nervous

veggiegirlie
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Mar 15, 2015

Gonna play some face to face games with a friend later this week. I never play face to face.  I have gotten so accustomed to playing electronically that I cannot see basic mating patterns.   In a way, lets say my chess-esteem is a bit ...

Confessions of A ChessAddict:  Chess Holiday 2015

Confessions of A ChessAddict: Chess Holiday 2015

veggiegirlie
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Mar 13, 2015

Last summer, a friend of mine, Atilla Turzo, told me about an awesome learning experience and adventure that he had been dreaming up:  giving chess players the opportunity to merge their love of chess with learning from high ranking chess pla...

Totally impressed

Totally impressed

veggiegirlie
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Mar 6, 2015

some of you may or may not know, but I teach languages to people all around theworld.  Some are online, some are face to face.  Today, I taught a French kid in Singapore.  I decided to try to sneak chess into the lesson.  We we...

CALLING ALL CHESS PLAYERS!!!! THIS means YOU!

CALLING ALL CHESS PLAYERS!!!! THIS means YOU!

veggiegirlie
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Jan 19, 2015

Hey all!    It's me, your favorite adorable vegetable and  I NEED YOUR HELP! Chess players have always been stigmatized and stereotyped.  Over the last 7 years, I've come to realize that our beautiful sport can be loved by anyone.  I am a prim...

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