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  1. 12 Oct '11 16:03
    BELATED BIRTHDAY GREETINGS!
    Happy birthday (August 23, 1906) to the
    oldest active sportsman in the world, ICCM
    Zoltan Sarosy of Toronto, still playing
    correspondence chess at age 105 !
  2. 12 Oct '11 16:05
    thats my father. he immigrated from italy...

    no, seriously: congratulations!
  3. 12 Oct '11 16:57 / 1 edit
    Sarosy's birthday is 1 week from mine.
    And a few! years.
    Is he on this site, is what I'd like to know!
    Who thinks they're the oldest person playing on RHP? Not me, at 63.
  4. Subscriber jankrb
    Conductor
    12 Oct '11 17:59 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by DanTriola
    Who thinks they're the oldest person playing on RHP? Not me, at 63.
    I heard somebody mentioning 78 years...
  5. Subscriber thaughbaer
    Duckfinder General
    12 Oct '11 18:28
    Originally posted by jankrb
    I heard somebody mentioning 78 years...
    That's the young pretender
  6. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    12 Oct '11 18:50
    Originally posted by jankrb
    I heard somebody mentioning 78 years...
    Shhh... that's my paternal grandad.


    gb
  7. 12 Oct '11 19:42
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Shhh... that's my paternal grandad.


    gb
    Well Grampy. With your name you may have at least a claim to topping my age.
    Unless you're from WVA, where grampas start at age 26.
    What is it?
    Let's keep going until we get a champ! I hope it's not a woman. They never admit ages.
    Remember: be honest. We want the oldest chess player on the site to surface.
    Jan, tell them I did not conspire with you on this thread.
    By the bye, what's Jan's real age?
  8. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    12 Oct '11 20:45
    Originally posted by DanTriola
    Well Grampy. With your name you may have at least a claim to topping my age.
    Unless you're from WVA, where grampas start at age 26.
    What is it?
    Let's keep going until we get a champ! I hope it's not a woman. They never admit ages.
    Remember: be honest. We want the oldest chess player on the site to surface.
    Jan, tell them I did not conspire with you on this thread.
    By the bye, what's Jan's real age?
    Somewhere along the line the old crow flies between West Virginia and Boston... maybe halfway. If it helps, photo

    in my profile was taken in CA in 1996. Family and friends tell me I still look and behave pretty much the same.


  9. Subscriber jankrb
    Conductor
    12 Oct '11 20:47
    Originally posted by DanTriola
    .
    By the bye, what's Jan's real age?
    Well, it is in my profile! I am 54 and yes, it's me on that foto!
    I am looking younger than 54
  10. 12 Oct '11 21:02
    WVA to Boston? That's a first.
    Seriously though, I hadn't looked at your profile before. The Marshall Foch quote struck me, as I had just read it quoted in Shelby Foote's Civil War history yesterday. Deva vu.
    I will put up the last known photo taken of me on my profile while this thread is active instead of my chessboard/blackjack combo which my wife took and I love. This new photo has never been on the internet before, so we'll see how long it takes to get on someone's Facebook page! It was taken last year.
  11. 12 Oct '11 21:04
    Originally posted by jankrb
    Well, it is in my profile! I am 54 and yes, it's me on that foto!
    I am looking younger than 54
    Sorry Jan.
    Guess I never look at profiles!
    Since that one of Dean's anyway. So fake!
  12. Standard member RevRSleeker
    CerebrallyChallenged
    12 Oct '11 21:47
    Originally posted by DanTriola
    Sorry Jan.
    Guess I never look at profiles!
    Since that one of Dean's anyway. So fake!
    LOL, you wrote it for me...and I had a chap seriously ask me, in game, 'which prison I resided in'...excellent
  13. 12 Oct '11 22:48
    Hey can we chess now?, greetings
  14. 12 Oct '11 23:17 / 1 edit
    First urotsukidoji666 and now Jimenjoe
    Appear as US Cavalry posting in the forum
    On day of their creation

    NOW I'm getting paranoid.
  15. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    13 Oct '11 00:49
    Originally posted by DanTriola

    WVA to Boston? That's a first.
    Seriously though, I hadn't looked at your profile before. The Marshall Foch quote struck me, as I had just read it quoted in Shelby Foote's Civil War history yesterday. Deva vu.
    I will put up the last known photo taken of me on my profile while this thread is active instead of my chessboard/blackjack combo which my wi ...[text shortened]... fore, so we'll see how long it takes to get on someone's Facebook page! It was taken last year.
    WVA was your reference. Boston area my place of birth. Foch quotation is still raisin a conversational ruckus in my

    "Chess Quotations" thread. Stop by when you're in the mood for a history lesson or two and some terrific quotes.

    gb