THIS AND THAT 

a collection of stories, essays, journal entries....

Lean On Me

Tournaments, Travel and Blindfold Chess

It has been a long time sine my last post. I am putting the finishing touches on my current newsletter and hope to have it out by next...

Good Game?

It is customary to shake hands and say “good game” at the end of a chess game. But what constitutes a “good game”? I recently played in a...

Nothing Wrong with Playing like a Girl

After attending several tournaments and starting a chess club at my son’s school, I started to wonder why chess is so dominated by men....