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Chess Does not End in May!

The Scholastic chess season is largely over, so I guess that means we have absolutely nothing to talk about these next several months, how shall we pass the time?  Allow me to come up with some talking points: Kettlebell Swings

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Look, I don’t dance now, I make chess moves

Did anyone else catch Cardi B performing at Coachella and lighting it up?  With her baby on the way, all I can advise is that Cardi B lays off the B Cardi.  Sunny California sounds like a great place to

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Blind Chess Copy, March 2018

Brackets have already been busted, The Minnesota Blizzard froze top seeded Webster Windmills Round 1 of the PRO Chess League Playoffs!  This has been quite a run for the Blizzard. For those looking for some NCAA fun, Join our ESPN

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Blind Chess Copy February 2018

The moment you all have been waiting for is fast approaching.  That one time time of the year you all look forward to.  This highly anticipated, elaborately orchestrated, and magnificently created event that is for you all.  No, I’m not

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Blind Chess Copy January 2018

I predict the following in 2018: 1.  “Perfect”, by Ed Sheeran by far, will be the most played song at proms, but also weddings. If the anticipated 13 Reasons Why, Season 2 makes a big splash, watch out for a

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Blind Chess Copy November 2017

With How I Met your Mother off Netflix, I will have to find another way to pass the time, so that does that mean more chess?  Before I make a list of pros and cons about this, I clearly need

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Blind Chess Copy August 2017

Even the mighty Phoenix must fall to rise out of the ashes once again.  Wesley So may not have had the strongest performance at the Sinquefield Cup.  Andrew Tang narrowly missed out of a shot in Europe to become GM

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Blind Chess Copy July 2017

I can’t say I’m sold on astrology, so when I hear Taurus is rising, I think of a Red Bull commercial.  Numbers for the US Junior Open are rising.  Did you miss the early deadline last Friday?  Don’t have a

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Blind Chess Copy June 2017

Chess.  Is.  Good.  For.  You. What a way to start off the summer folks, coconut oil is now deemed bad, and was never healthy to begin with, does this apply to all things coconut?  What purpose will a can of

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Blind Chess Copy, May 2017

**The following content is void of links or attachments, due to ongoing attacks by the WannaCry virus.  However, any ongoing content of what I will continue to provide, and the various use of wordplay may make you…wanna cry** Minnesota took

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