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  1. Donation ketchuplover
    G.O.A.T.
    13 Jun '16 09:05
    Danny Kopec
  2. 13 Jun '16 12:45
    This was very sad news I received yesterday.

    With his passing I have lost a good friend from the 80's.
    When he went back to America we still kept in touch via letters and then email over the years.

    Lots of fond memories.
  3. Standard member jarrasch
    NeighborhoodChampion
    14 Jun '16 05:17
    Rest in peace Danny Kopec

    GP - please take care of yourself!

    Here is the photo of two friends:
    http://postimg.org/image/3l6pofx3b/
  4. 14 Jun '16 11:22
    Hi jarrasch,

    Thanks for your concern, afraid I'm 65 and run around like a loon.
    Still smoke, not heavy, thin roll up's 8-10 a day. eat loads of sweets
    and chocolate, I actually hate all fruit except grapefruit which I consume
    about 3-4 cans a week...sprinkled with loads of sugar.

    I'm not going to see 70. I don't want to be 70, I hate old people. They are old.

    The only thing that worries me about death is how painful it might be.
    I'm long overdue for a heart attack and I hear they quite are painful.

    I cannot complain I've never been ill at all in my life and have enjoyed
    every minute. I'll keep doing so till I drop. I'll miss chess.

    That picture is me and Tim Harding, He's playing the Evans Gambit against me.
  5. 24 Jun '16 00:46 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Hi jarrasch,

    Thanks for your concern, afraid I'm 65 and run around like a loon.
    Still smoke, not heavy, thin roll up's 8-10 a day. eat loads of sweets
    and chocolate, I actually hate all fruit except grapefruit which I consume
    about 3-4 cans a week...sprinkled with loads of sugar.

    I'm not going to see 70. I don't want to be 70, I hate old peopl ...[text shortened]... l miss chess.

    That picture is me and Tim Harding, He's playing the Evans Gambit against me.
    What, no mention of CHESS PIE? I thought it would be your favorite desert.

    I'm trying to put myself in dietary zugswang, where I lose weight no matter what I eat.
  6. 16 Jul '16 14:25 / 1 edit
    hey GP !
    If you are worried about dying then write a book about chess . teach the beginners how to think during a game or describe how to be good at tactics . make your book beginner-friendly . In this way you will live through your book .
  7. 17 Jul '16 20:58


    I'll live though my Blog!
  8. 18 Jul '16 03:29
    Happy to hear that . i appologize if you were offended by my opinion .
  9. 18 Jul '16 09:26
    Never been offended by anything....except by anyone who drags me into an ending.
    I don't mind a clear winning ending, but a Rook ending...YUK!
  10. 19 Jul '16 22:26 / 6 edits
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Never been offended by anything....except by anyone who drags me into an ending.
    I don't mind a clear winning ending, but a Rook ending...YUK!
    From the Scottish championship, Mr. Bryson v Mrs Grant, he goes for a desperado stalemate, naturally Mrs Grant does not fall for it.



    1.Qb7+ Kf8 2.Qxf7+ Kxf7 3.Ne5+ Ke6
    ( 3...Bxe5 Ouch)
  11. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    20 Jul '16 12:46
    Originally posted by greenpawn34


    I'll live though my Blog!
    Ah, but do you blog through your life?
  12. 21 Jul '16 09:20
    Blogging is better than Jogging for keeping fit.