evilstef
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learned chess at the age of 13 ,watching 2 geezers playing ,my mother gave me her chesspieces ,i still got them. 2 years later i started playing in the park ,with giant chess pieces ,made my way through the patzer levels until the real challenges was, playing  vs1800-2400 rated ones ,mostly we played 5m otb blitz ,there were also 4 tables ,just brought my  pieces and a clock ,some good players showed up ,like FM Gheng or Lang ,later Lutz started a parkteam ,we used to play in open team blitz tournaments ,held off season .   won twice the tournament of my school in the early 80s ,grade 11 and 12 .my chess back than was way stronger than now , here i m back to patzer level ,but hey i just wanna enjoy playing .when im travelling i take a my board and my pieces with me and try to get some games ,which is great to connect with locals .cheers and have fun