So today, I was going for a big mission: to defend my title as the champion of SMAK 6 Cup Chess Competition. However, I knew that it won't be anything near easy, since I must be better than the other 15 players (whereas last year's competition was... | Read More
How much do we push ourselves in the search for the Chess truth? How easily do you give up on ideas or never search for that extra move. Are you willing to dig and dig?
I had such a moment when analysing my game on the White side of the Slav Defe... | Read More
I visited Mesa Verde, Colorado when I was still a young boy. I will never forget how I marveled at the Anasazi Indians' homes, their pottery, and their resourcefulness. One of the focal points of the settlement was a Kiva. On the walls wer... | Read More
The Saga of Mad Captain Creed
I'll tell the tale of Capt. Creed
Who lived his life upon the Sea.
Though some of it you won't believe
The truth, my friend. You shall receive
The details of his life and death,
From humble birth to his last b... | Read More
The Captain called "All able hands!"
"Man the deck! And spread the sand!"
We jumped from berths, and up the stairs
Into the sun and cold crisp air.
We knew the cause of the alarm,
A pirate ship that meant us harm.
We'd slipped the noose (or ... | Read More