Category Archives: Chess


She mentioned that she plays chess regularly with her teenage sons, just as her father played chess with her. Can’t recall any board games that I played with my parents. Recall playing Tens with my older daughter, where we added … Continue reading

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Can’t always be what you want

My recollection is that Neil Remington Abramson taught me the basic rules of chess, when we were both around nine. While Neil has written about chess earlier, I hadn’t appreciated how much further along he had gone in the game. … Continue reading

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Lightbody III: Chess

I don’t want to promote this goddamn game. Chess is basically a search for truth, right? Referenced an article on Charles Wayland Lightbody, a well-known and sometimes revered history professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Neil Remington Abramson, also a … Continue reading

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