Author Archive: Sylvan Clarke

My Personal 60 Secrets for duelling in the Art of Chess


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Chess workshop

Not very often I get to play with senior rated(2000 rated plus) chess players so I was always going to be a little out of my depth at the recent workshop/tournament in the Dales. Surprisingly the day went brilliantly, giving a fair account of some decent chess play against much tougher opposition. Really enjoyed the …

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End of Chess Season Vlog Series 2017

Well I played my last games of this years OTB chess season yesterday and what great games they were too. I’ve had an array of high and low performances of chess play throughout this season and on each occasion the experience has helped me grow as a chess player. My research into unfolding the secrets …

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Mini clap celebration to me

What a great day of chess artistry it was. The Regional Hassra Chess Tournament took on a whole new persona with new and old players sizing each other up like gladiators from bygone Roman times. Eight chess mad enthusiasts all vying for a place on the podium. I too checked out my competition and stalked …

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Here and Now

Fun to see our Lola enjoying herself on this splendid day. I often think about her sibling Charlie who passed away a few years since. They were so close and really enjoyed each others company. It was great to watch them challenging themselves to see who could climb the highest trees or win out in …

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