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Meet the Mormons – Candy Bomber, after World War II
"Service if the bottom line to happiness and fulfillment," according to Col. Gail Halverson (retired), also known as the "Candy Bomber."
> Chess book for a beginner
Win a chess game. Yes, you can win!
Chess Game in an old movie
~~~~ The Seventh Seal - 1957 film
~~~ “A Little Game” — a film revolving around chess
>> Recent film with a lot of chess
>> Grandmaster Akiba Rubinstein
~~ Think big when you play chess ~~
Our Savior has the power to cleanse and really heal you
>>>>> Anti-pornography site - LDS
Nonfiction book review “How to Beat Your Dad at Chess”
> "How to Beat Your Dad at Chess"
Ropen pterosaur: not extinct!
At least one species of pterodactyl is still alive: the Hammerhead Ropen
* * * Informal chess game outdoors
Category Archives: Openings
Larsen’s Opening (1. b3) has taken over fifth place, narrowly pulling ahead of g3 in the popularity race for White’s first move. Out of 281,678 games played in major tournaments in the years 2014 and 2015, Larsen’s (1. b3) numbered 2,049 … Continue reading
To begin, I enjoyed watching the Backyard Professor Youtube instructional video “Chess Psychology – Phenomenal Way to Turn Your Thinking Around and Win.” I enjoyed it enough that I plan on watching at least one more of his Youtube videos on chess. … Continue reading
This opening trap in the Queen’s Gambit Declined loses a knight for white. Watch out for the Elephant Trap, or you’ll get stepped on. d4 d5 c4 e6 Nc3 Nf6 Bg5 Nbd7 cxd5 exd5 Nxd5?? . . . Black’s knight … Continue reading
That’s the name for this chess opening trap: “Legal.” There are actually several possible varieties of this simple trap; the following is one likely version, perhaps the most likely one to come up in actual chess games. e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 Bc4 d6 … Continue reading
In the Spanish Game (Ruy Lopez), in one variation, white needs to be wary of grabbing a pawn early: e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 Bb5 Nf6 d3 Ne7 Nxe5? c6 (black threatens Qa5+) Nc4 d6 (to avoid Nd6 mate) Ba4 b5 (winning a … Continue reading