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Dear visitors,
I've just become overwhelmed by spam registrations, and have turned off new applications. You need an account only if you want to make a comment, and you can do that through the contact form.
If you're really keen to have a user account here, email me or 'phone me.

Thanks a million



Chess Quotes

A quote from Richard RETI's Masters of the Chessboard(p 395):
"In general, it can be established that there are two defenses against 1. e4, which make it absolutely impossible for the first player to take any initiative, and which give Black such an even game, without any difficulties at all, that it has now become useless in practice, since these defenses are generally known. They are the Caro-Kann Defense and the variation of the French Game: 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 dxe4."
Glad that's settled! :-)
— Randy Pals