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The Lion King & Children's Chess Book

Friday I had a cute and special guest over my house – Gabi, my best friend’s son! I adore Gabi. He is one smart, caring, curious, and thoughtful human soul. 500 more words

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Project 365: Week 31

This wee I decided to focus on shooting entertainment-themed images, i.e. games and toys, inspired by my previous images of lego.

Friendship – my intention with this image was to produce something that might, for instance, be found on the wall of a young child’s playroom. 421 more words

365 Project 2015

It's Your Move: daily chess puzzle # 68

White to play and win

A Andersen v J Johannson, Malmo 1964

Solution

Examine all biffs: I intuitively tried the correct 1 Rg6+! first, ignoring the poor 1 Bf7, let alone the fanciful Qa7 or Qd6+. 223 more words

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My chess sets: England captaincy presentation set

This is an occasional series of postings inspired by a brief discussion on the flight home from Turkey this summer. The flight attendant saw I was reading a chess book (quelle surprise) and, just making polite small talk, said she also liked playing chess, saying that depending on whether other crew members played, she would play on stopovers. 146 more words

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It's Your Move: daily chess puzzle # 69

White to play and win

Kadrev v Vasiukov, Moscow 1964

Solution

Not too hard today, but some calculation needed, noting that Black threatens something like …Bb4+ or …Bd3, in one order or the other. 49 more words

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