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USCF’s fancy new cards

My new US Chess Federation membership card came in the mail today. I’ve been a member since 2004 and they always gave us little, perforated paper cutout cards. But now, behold, they come in plastic! So proud to be a … Continue reading

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Obsession Cycles

I’ve rediscovered chess. Again. Right now all I want to do is play chess, read about chess, do chess puzzles, study my old chess games (yes, I record them…), install chess software, etc. I’ve entered another USCF correspondence chess tournament. … Continue reading

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Life is chess

Ken glanced at me from across the board. He said nothing, nor was there a hint of gloating on his face. But he knew I was beaten. And he knew I knew. Right from the start, he had me on … Continue reading

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