Bill Wright STL OPEN/Final

The Bill Wright Saint Louis Open /FinalTop 10  OPEN   1| WESLEY SO                      |4.0  |W  18|W  12|L   6|W  20|W  11|   MO | 13145890 / R: 2755   ->2752    |     |     |     |     |     |     |—————————————————————————-    2 | GEORG MEIER                    |4.0  |W  23|W   5|D   4|D   8|W   6|   TX | 14508324 / R: 2697   … Continue reading

GO and Buddhism

GO and Buddhism:Understanding Go as a path to enlightenment begins with four fundamental Buddhist principles, usually denoted by the Sanskrit terms: sunyata (emptiness), pratityasamutpada (dependent co-arising, or interconnectedness), anitya (impermanence), and anatman (no-self). Each of these is present in a straightforward way in Go, and by playing the game one … Continue reading

Chess / New Order For Top 10

 Upon the conclusion of the Candidates, Anand has moved into the number 3 spot.As of April 2014, here are the top 10 rated players in the world. RankNameTitleCountryRatingGamesB-Year 1 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2881 0 1990 2 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2812 14 1982 3 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2785 14 1969 4 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2783 14 1975 5 Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2783 0 1992 6 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2777 0 1983 7 Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2772 14 1990 8 Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2772 14 1975 9 Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2772 0 1987 10 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2760 14 1985

THE HUSTLER

THE HUSTLER  UNION SQUARE,NEW YORK CITY FEB 2014      Damien Derouene    <img width=”943″ height=”631″ src=”//farm8.staticflickr.com/7428/13139501644_81239a7041_b.jpg”> <span id=”mce_marker” data-mce-type=”bookmark”></span>