In a recent Pro Chess League match between the Norway Gnomes and the Delhi Dynamite a young Indian player named Garg Aradhya rated 2315 played the mighty Magnus Carlsen. More than 500 rating points separated the two players. This is normally decisive without question. But in this match the rating difference did not matter. It… Continue reading Garg Aradhya plays the pants of Mighty Magnus
Blue Sea – Wilt welcome me? My River wait reply. Oh Sea – look graciously! I’ll fetch thee Brooks From spotted nooks – Say Sea – take Me? Emily Dickinson (1830–86).
In this amazing fighting chess game in the third round of Petrosian Memorial GM Grischuk demolishes GM Morozevich. Alexander Grischuk, who is famed for his attacking chess, found a sharp variant of the Slav QGD for the game vs Morezevich. Both parties are walking on thin ice right out of the opening. Morezevich should have… Continue reading The Wolf Grischuk leading the pack in Petrosian Memorial 2014
Today Magnus Carlsen won “a look a like” drawn rook endgame in the Fide World Chess Championship against the current World Chess Champion Vishy Anand. Magnus play is in general that of a true World Chess Champion. It seems that Magnus took good advantage of the win yesterday by pressing Vishy. Magnus is now in… Continue reading Magnus Carlsen in the lead 4-2 in Chenai
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The author Malcolm Gladwell tell a wonderful story of new science. Malcolm Gladwell books
Here is a litte riddle for your imagination. What is the image representing?
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… Continue reading Realising our full potential
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… Continue reading Revival of Kings Gambit
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… Continue reading Magnus on Mount Everst in Chess
Somebody That I Used To Know lyrics Now and then I think of when we were together Like when you said you felt so happy you could die Told myself that you were right for me But felt so lonely in your company But that was love and it’s an ache I still remember You… Continue reading Somebody That I Used To Know