I was at the WECU Easter Congress in Exmouth today for the final round (news at http://chessdevon.co.uk/), and heard from Bill Frost that Brian Gosling has written a book about the problems of Dorset composer John Brown. And I thought if I hadn't heard about it, then perhaps you haven't too.
News story from the BBC about Armenia
The Junior club will be meeting every Friday until the end of May,
including Friday 22nd and Friday 29th April.
Hope to see you there!
All is revealed:
I've just noticed that one of my favourite comedians, Stewart Lee, has a little bit of his website devoted to rip-offs of his work:
On a completely different topic, you might be interested to compare the design of a popular locally produced scorebook:
...to that of a recently issued product from the other side of the country.
...coming to the Princess Theatre, Torquay
"Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood directs an amazing cast in an extraordinary new staging of the classic musical CHESS."
“…possibly the ultimate staging of Chess.” The Chronicle
Ancient chessplayers who remember the KK struggles of the late 1970s and early 1980s will find some echoes here.
Lyricist Tim Rice is apparently a chess player, although he seems to have let his grading lapse.
From the UK Chess Challenge
Let's Chess Again:
"Sensational new chess video by Alex and Marcus of St Andrew's, Much Haddam, Herts"
(via Trefor Thynne of Torquay Boys Grammar school)
Junior Chess Calendars:
"Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby!", said GBS, but typically there's not a lot of overlap between my day job in health and education and my pastime of chess.
Then two come along at once :)