A Few Snippets From My Quondam Blog...

I bring merely visited an one-time weblog (which I no longer maintain) for the kickoff fourth dimension inwards many months in addition to constitute a few comments of involvement there. Rather than linking to it, I'll hand the items hither (in no exceptional order)...

1. [comment on thread almost chess venues inwards London...] Here are the answers gentlemen: The Wargrave Arms [40-42 Brendon Street, W1] has a resident chess squad in addition to in that place are competitions every Tuesday, Bread & Roses [68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4] carries a whiff of old-school Socialism along amongst their chess boards in addition to The Museum Tavern [49 Great Russell Street, WC1] has held boards behind the bar since Marx was a regular. Haven't visited this page before, but ship me an electronic mail anyone who knows of whatsoever other skillful chess-playing pubs or cafes. alexowenwilliams@gmail.com

2. On a related topic (chessplaying venues inwards major cities), a 'Barcelona citizen' sent me the piteous word that, every bit of 2003, Barcelona's 'Oro Negro' ceased to live on a games-playing bar in addition to is instantly a restaurant. H5N1 pity: I recollect playing endless games of blitz chess in that place inwards almost 1976/77. Some really rigid players used to position inwards an appearance (e.g. Antonio Medina). But my thank yous to the 'Barcelona citizen' for letting me know.

3. Posted nether the championship 'GOOD NEWS' on 21 Apr 2008 (and it does seem to live on really skillful news)... Since 12 months ago, I bring been setting upward a release of UK venues where Blue Planet tin walk inwards in addition to play chess gratis of charge, the sets beingness supplied yesteryear the management. Mainly South Midlands, but nosotros are looking farther afield. Some venues are already laid up, nosotros are aiming for a dozen yesteryear end-2008. For details, delight contact me, Tony Robson, via email: tonyrobson@solve360.com.

My thank yous to those posters.
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