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Chess As Therapy

There’s an insidious habit that forms in a lot of my colleagues and I found it forming in myself the last year or so. I imagine there are those in your office or other communities that fall prey to it as well. It would be easy to confuse with workaholism, but I find it to […]

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You’ve got to go to the edge of defeat.

He didn’t teach you how to win, he taught you how not to lose. That’s nothing to be proud of. You’re playing not to lose, Josh. You’ve got to risk losing. You’ve got to risk everything. You’ve got to go to the edge of defeat. That’s where you want to be, boy – on the […]

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Dayton Chess Club

I mentioned yesterday that my trip to WordCamp Dayton was also my opportunity to visit the Dayton Chess Club. The speaker and volunteer dinner was hosted there and it was a lot of fun. I asked the staff if I could have a tour and they let me go downstairs to see the tournament room. […]