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Whispy clouds and deep orange glow over the jetty, Caribbean Club, Key Largo

Blues Blast from the Past

As I have gotten somewhat behind with the website I thought I would write something about current events before returning to the distant past. We have been on holiday in the Florida Keys for a while now and had the chance to catch some of the annual events, which for us are rare. The Blues…

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Michael Adams speaking to the students of Scott Lake Elementary
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Back To School

The Chess in Schools and Communities Charity is an integral part of the London Classic event and has made great strides in it’s short existence, having introduced an ever growing number of teachers in many schools. In the spirit of this, I read in Chess Magazine that Malcolm Pein had made a visit to Scott…

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Armageddon Cheesesteak

The World Open was the start of a busy chess period for me. It had been nice to get a break in our condo in Key Largo but with kitchen renovations, sunsets and cocktails, Chessbase didn’t get much of a look in! Despite this, I managed quite well in the World Open winning a few…

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Florida Hideaway

I have to confess I had a slight ulterior motive in playing the Chicago Open:  it put us in the right country to have a bit of holiday time at our condo in the Florida Keys afterwards! We really like the relaxed ‘island vibe’ of the area. it is a wonderful place to chill out,…

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Take me out to the Ballgame

Our first live baseball game, the Florida Marlins vs Milwaukee Brewers on 3rd June (played at the Miami Dolphins stadium – I think they are building a new baseball stadium), was very enjoyable and not just for the hot dogs and beer. One thing that was striking was the extreme ease with which the catches…

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