49 yrs Male in Christchurch New Zealand.. I like to talk to people im playing against, and enjoy trying a variety of openings. I take skulls in tourney and clan games.Im a single parent, myself and my 15 yr old daughter Kayla. I have 10 cats and 1 golden retriever. Breakfast time at my place gets somewhat competitive. I have 5 tropical fish tanks with a good selection of fish, my African Cichlids tank would have to be my fav Chess isn't a matter of life or death, it's more important than that!!!