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#1    Bogeyman

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 03:41 PM

Chess is one of those games i had resigned myself to never learning .At the grand old age of 43 i thought it's workings would always remain mysterious to me .....but MY 12 year old son taught me how to play a few weeks ago ....and more than this he taught me in about a half hour ,after much reading and coaching over the years had failed miserably....so with any luck i'll be good enough soon to join in here more regularly  grin2.gif
They say that anything can be taught as long as the teacher approaches the student properly.....now i believe it ! thumbsup.gif


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Posted 16 December 2005 - 05:33 PM

if you ever want a game on redhotpawn i'll play you, it can be an unrated game if you want to.  i'm not the greatest either though i have played for years.


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Posted 16 December 2005 - 09:24 PM

Yes, have you joined Red Hot Pawn, Bogeyman?  It's free and we all belong.  You can get lots of games I'm sure.  (Subby finished his tournament games ages ago and is generally looking for a match.)  I'll also play you unrated games if you like. yes.gif

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#4    Bogeyman

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 12:12 PM

Thanks guys but not just yet........I'm still at the stage where i need to doublecheck before i move  grin2.gif
Something i reckon only my son would let me away with......when i'm ready be prerpared to welcome a new whipping boy  crying.gif
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Posted 23 December 2005 - 11:21 AM

If you're interested at all playing online MSN Zone (www.zone.com) offers a varity of rooms for different level players so really anybody can go to play from the beginners to the grand masters. original.gif It's a really nice board set up as well for playing one on one.

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