I'm 52, married with a child,(sarah,12). I cook for a living. I've played chess all my life(since 8),.My brother is a near master,but as you can tell by my rating Im not as good. I like (baseball,football,basketball,working on a old house,and of course chess),all from my couch.I play an occasional tourn.( uscf mem. 1220-1400) .I've sucked at times over the board.Luckly for you, I've sucked here too.I'm from wayzata, Minnesota, US..