The author Malcolm Gladwell tell a wonderful story of new science.
Realising our full potential – Saturday 18th May – Day Course Retreat
To achieve true happiness, we must understand what is holding us back and learn to develop the mind to achieve its full potential. In this day course retreat we will look into our life purpose and learn practical methods to overcome obstacles and to achieve our deepest wishes. Kelsang Tubchen will teach and Kelsang Lobon will guide the meditations.
Please book in advance – Thank you!
The Clear Light Kadampa Buddhist Centre
St. Kongensgade 40H, st. tv.
NB! Guest teacher Kelsang Tubchen who is the principal teacher in Oslo will also be in Copenhagen on the 17th. of May for the evening event “Food for Thought” which includes a meditation and meal in a peaceful and open environment!
The romantics of chess has reason to rejoice. There has been a revival of the Kings Gambit in modern chess. GM’s like Hector, Short and Nakamura plays the Kings Gambit from time to time.
Here is a wonderful example of the Kings Gambit from Reykjavik Open 2013 were white, S. Jensen, with a mere 1909 in rating, plays IM Urkedal, with a rating of 2474. S. Jensen demolishes IM Urkedal in 21 moves! The rating difference is 564 rating points.
Kings Gambit Accepted chessgames.com
Michael Wood explores the world of William Shakespeare. Title: In Search of Shakespeare
GM Nigel Short was thoroughly outplayed by the young leading indian IM Roy Saptarshi in Bangkok Chess Club Open 2013.
Bangkok Chess Club bangkokchess.com
I have followed the young Mozart of Chees, Magnus Carlsen, since he entered the world of chess 10 years ago. Magnus is now 22 and he is currently the world number in chess. In january 2013 the young Chess Grandmaster received a staggering 2861 in rating. This is an all time rating record. Beating Garry Kasparov long time old record of 2851. There is more than 50 points between number one and two on the FIDE rating list! To put this perspective there is only a handful of players who has been above 2800 in chess history. The the current world champion in Chess, Viswanathan Anand, has mere 2772 as in rating as number 7 on the list.
In 2012 in Bilbao Masters Magnus Carlsen demolished Viswanathan Anand in the following game:
Magnus Carlsen further clear in February FIDE Ratings theweekinchess.com
Magnus Carlsen is going to play 5 of the top 10 players of the world in The 75th Tata Steel Chess Tournament: 11 – 27 January 2013 in Wijk aan Zee