Archive for April, 2009

Deep in the heart of Fitzroy there lives a very old, dowdy lady who has been a bit down on her luck lately. She is 143 years old and her name is the Melbourne Chess Club. A couple of months ago I received a phone call from Grant Szuveges, a member of the Melbourne Chess Club, seeking my support for his bid to become Club President and for his ideas to reform and rejuvenate the club.

Archive for April, 2009

Keen chess players will always want to stay up-to-date with the latest chess news and gossip. In my day this meant subscribing to about a dozen chess magazines from around the world and regular visits to the periodicals department of Monash University where I could look up the chess columns in the foreign newspapers such as the Times, The Guardian, The Jerusalem Post and so on.

Today it is much easier. All the news we want is available on the internet and especially on the many chess blogs that you can choose from.

Archive for April, 2009