Monthly Archives: January 2011

Team tournaments build camaderie and character

The battle of wits should be seen in the true spirit of team competition. I HAVE been either an observer or participant in a chess team tournament for almost as long as I have been playing the game, and that’s … Continue reading

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Looking to the future

Chess enthusiasts can expect a busy year ahead. IT IS three weeks into the new year already. Pardon me if I’m still delving into the past but I need to mention two things before I move on. The first was … Continue reading

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Getting into financial debt, part 6

It’s been slightly more than two months since this little drama unfolded. It has also been a month since Chin Ho began on his debt restructuring programme. I hear that he has wholeheartedly embrace this programme. The better news is … Continue reading

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Focused or aimless?

Nurturing and training young talent is the way to go. IF SOME of us are still feeling smug two weeks after the Malaysian side had beaten their Singapore counterparts in the annual chess match between the two countries, my advice … Continue reading

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Malaysia wins Singapore-Malaysia Chess Challenge

It was a neck-and-neck race at the recent Singapore-Malaysia Chess Challenge 2010. SO what did you do at the turn of the decade? Me, I went to Singapore. I went there not so much as to watch the fireworks display … Continue reading

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