Archive for January 11th, 2013

New in Chess (2012/8)

The year 2012 was a very eventful year in chess with the Olympiad in Istanbul and two World Championships (open and women) taking place. There were also records falling with Magnus Carlsen breaking the ELO record of Garry Kasparov. While the record became official in 2013, the Norwegian broke the record at the London Chess […]

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Back in 2007, I visited London, England for the first time to attend a conference held by the International Academy of African Business Development (IAABD) at London Metropolitan University. I had heard much about the famed metropolis of eight million, but particularly the rainy, gloomy days and pedestrian congestion. While these notions were true, there […]

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