Archive for June 2nd, 2014

Monkey impersonations, singing into a mic during play, 3 boards to a table, a room too small by far, clocks frequently being pressed wrongly, a late start of over an hour and a curfew forcing the abandonment of the final two rounds, what do they have in common? They all featured in a quickplay tournament I was unable to make -thankfully!

The joys of amateur chess are boundless and btw it was the juniors making the monkey noises and singing into the mic.

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