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Monthly Archives: April 2014

They said they were going to crush each other. I guess who had the toughest voice wins.

They said they were going to crush each other. I guess who had the toughest voice wins.

Gario, Dougio and I were in Detroit a few days ago checking out the ice along the Detroit River but most had already melted, so we had lots of time to kill and headed over to the Motor City. We stumbled across this huge chess set so I figured I’d naturally take a few photos.
Gario in a GrandMasterly pose.

Gario in a GrandMasterly pose.

The chess pieces were made of a very durable plastic and it seemed they had some sand inside them to weigh them down so the wind would not knock them over.
Gario making a move.

Gario making a move.

Actually it was kinda hard seeing the entire position. I think a ladder to stand on would have helped me calculate my variations better.
Jimio prefers Knights

Jimio prefers Knights

We need a chess set like this in downtown Jackson. Maybe next to the Clock Tower. This is Jimio saying *Groovy Chess to All*

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Julia

Julia

A new member came down to the club Thursday. Her name is Julia and she is getting energy from her chocolate ice cream cone. Anna is her opponent and giving her a few pointers on the game. In fact Sammy,Joe, Rueben and Gwen all joined in a kind of consultation match. This is Jimio saying *Chess for Fun*