Chess is on hold, but will return.

Since 2013 I have played and facilitated chess activities on very active scale. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has put much on hold. I tremendously miss teaching, and I look forward to organizing chess meetings again when it is safe to do so. The Shenandoah Valley Chess Club is in solid financial standing and has [...]

By |2021-01-10T02:22:33+00:00September 19th, 2020|Chess, Community|0 Comments

Mobius Book Launch – Saturday, October 17 in Winchester VA

QUESTION: "How do you know when you are home?" ANSWER: Mobius This is the origin story of my new book.  A friend asked me a direct personal question which I could not immediately answer. In an attempt to circle back, I began to write personal thoughts and very short stories that resonated with me. [...]

By |2020-09-21T22:54:14+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

New Column and New Page

It's amazing what happens when you share... I did a live reading on my personal Facebook page three weeks ago. The response was very positive. I received many messages to share more. So I gave it thought and this is what followed: I shared my short story about COVID with a media group called [...]

By |2020-06-18T17:50:26+00:00June 18th, 2020|Books and Writing, Community, Uncategorized|0 Comments

When I Play A Game of Chess

Yes, in 1966 the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (commonly known as FIDE or World Chess Federation) designated July 20 as a day of international celebration for the Royal Game. Last week, I was flipping through an old chess book of mine when I found a handwritten paper containing some general thoughts on chess. I [...]

By |2020-05-17T06:20:15+00:00February 7th, 2019|Chess|0 Comments