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  • 2019 Sinquefield Cup Report

    Ding Liren was quickly mobbed by fans all wanting pictures and he kindly obliged.

    This is just great. John Brezina, Colorado's own world-traveling chess reporter, has again brought us another remarkable report from St Louis, the chess capital of the United States. Of course, he also took terrific photos and again includes video of games in progress. Needless to say, I am more than happy to select and caption the pictures interspersed with Mr. Brezina's commentary... Read more >>

    9/5/2019 at 6:42pm Views: 283

  • St. Louis Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz

    ... Daniel Rensch attended the closing ceremony where we talked about the Denver Open and how he enjoyed it very much.

    We are treated to another great report from St. Louis by John Brezina. What the Sinquefield's are doing for chess in the United States is just awesome. Having Mr. Brezina attending these chess superstar tournaments, taking terrific pictures , and providing his summaries of the events is just fantastic. John seems to think I am doing him a favor by selecting and captioning the pictures. It is my... Read more >>

    8/23/2019 at 8:04pm Views: 356

  • Parker to Paris Grand Chess Tour

    Bon voyage Parker and bonjour Paris!

    John Brezina brings us images and commentary on the third leg of the FIDE Grand Chess Tour, held recently in Paris, France. Once again, I am thrilled to have the liberty of selecting and captioning the excellent pictures Mr. Brezina takes at the world-class chess events that he attends. This report also includes pictures and a summary of his casual, just for fun, Parker Chess Club tournament.... Read more >>

    8/9/2019 at 9:59pm Views: 316

  • DCC July 2019 Report

    “There is no remorse like the remorse of chess.” – H. G. Wells

    In the latest Colorado Informant Curtis Carlson has selected chess quotes in his article, "Memories of 1977 & 1978" First, I'm impressed that he has "scores of memories from a half-century of chess". I can't remember the game I played last night, let alone a chess game I might have played 40 years ago :-) Mr. Carlson goes on to say "... my thoughts often drift into struggles... Read more >>

    8/1/2019 at 3:25pm Views: 427

  • 2019 Boulder Open Report

    Also includes a summary of the Denver - Boulder Team match.

    The 2019 Boulder Open was a fairly well-attended tournament but a little weird at the same time. 52 players registered to play but 2 dropped out before the tournament started. Then several players took byes or were no shows for round 1. Consequently, only 21 games were played. Round 2 was slightly better with 23 games. Then the usual big drop off for round 3, with only 18 games. Round 4 saw 21... Read more >>

    7/27/2019 at 7:44am Views: 333

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