Born in Tønsberg, Norway on November 30th, 1990 it wasn’t before long that Magnus Carlsen began to learn the game of chess. Although he began learning chess around the age of 5, he didn’t begin to show much interest until he saw his... | Read More
In this game that I played, I think any REASONABLE player would have gladly taken the draw playing as white or black at around move 24 or so. But alas, I am not reasonable. My opponent offered a queen trade which proved to be the game ending blu... | Read More
So, I changed my username from the bland, uninspired aboyer669, to the best chess joke I think could ever be made. The Kylo Ren picture is featured because he is a Knight of Ren and Star Wars was excellent, go see it now. I seem to be getting my b... | Read More
Listed in no particular order, here are a dozen things or people you should know or already know about Latvia as far as chess and draughts (or checkers) is concerned.
#1 GM Mihails Tāls (Mikhail Tal)
'He was a man in whose presence others... | Read More
On November 21st, I played in a tournament in Parma, Ohio. I had just got home from College for Thanksgiving break the day before, and was a little tired. But not too tired.
This tournament, called the Parma Novemberfest, was held in a German soci... | Read More