Monthly Archives: January 2012

Making the grade?

Note:  Now with added game: scroll down As the three chess-playing readers of this blog will know, club chess players who play regularly in club leagues end up with what in English chess is commonly called a ‘grade’ or ‘grading’, … Continue reading

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Times past, and celebrity guests

Though perhaps I should have called this “The Old Neighbourhood” Many years ago – in the early 90s, to be precise –  I went back as an adult, after more than two decades, to the Cape Cod village of Woods … Continue reading

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