Thursday, June 25, 2009


A partida de xadrez, 1943 (Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, 1908-1992)

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

So true

"The passion for playing chess is one of the most unaccountable in the world"
(H.G. Wells)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Giuoco pobrissimo


O autor do blog pondera a inevitabilidade de 5. d3...
Saldo do fim de semana: 1 bye, 1 vitória, 1 empate, 2 derrotas... enfim, a miséria do costume.

Thursday, June 18, 2009


Robin Williams e Christopher Walken em Man of the Year (Barry Levinson, 2006)

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


© Morris & Goscinny

Monday, June 15, 2009


La Partie d'échecs, 1508 (Lucas van Leyden, 1494-1533)