Archive for May 27th, 2009

Darrian Robinson in action against Columbian opponent in Ecuador’s 2006 Pan-Am Games. Photo by Cenceria Edwards. New York is a chess machine. It has been the “mecca” of American chess for more than a century. Fast forward and the age of technology and professional trainers has pushed the development curve down and players are improving […]

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For decades, there has been a characterization of chess that may be considered flattering by some and insulting by others. It is the idea that chess is somehow associated with those who are socially-retarded, but intellectually overdeveloped. GEEK (n.) A person regarded as foolish, inept, or clumsy. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in […]

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