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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Friday Knight Quads

Friday Knight Quads

I like the Maize -N- Blue Chess Set

I like the Maize -N- Blue Chess Set

Well my 1st over the board tournament in 20 years was a surprise in that I did not lose all my games. In fact I won 2 and lost only 1. A freiend went with me to the tournament so we had 2 from Jackson Michigan represented for us.
A lot of very young players were here which bodes well for the future I guess.

A lot of very young players were here which bodes well for the future I guess.

I'd say us older players were outnumbers 3 to 1.

I’d say us older players were outnumbers 3 to 1.

Jennifer Skidmore-Smith was the TD and she did a fantastic job.Of course she has plenty of experience.
The guy on the right seems to be thinking extra hard.

The guy on the right seems to be thinking extra hard.

Chess teaches great concentration skills.

Chess teaches great concentration skills.

The Tournament was played at Pierpoint Commons on the University of Michigan Campus in Ann Arbor. Right next door was the Arthur Miller building. Arthur Miller wrote the book “Death of a Salesman” and “The Crucible” and many other works which have turned into plays and movies. Arthur Miller was an Alumnus of U of Mich.

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