A Competitive Threesome

After learning chess with my mother, it was time to put my newfound skills to real action.

Vania Dmittrief at 70 with my sister Valérie. First photo I developed in my school’s photo lab.

This story is the sequel of Learning Chess on a Lazy Sunday and a part of Chess Stories and Adventures.

This was Casablanca In 1972. After my mother told me about a Russian waiter at the Bellerive hotel who could play chess, I was all excited. Especially because he had invited us to visit him.

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This publication tells stories from the competitive chess circuit from the technical to the hilarious. Along the way, an experience player will tell you how to improve your chess

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JG Estiot

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I write to challenge my audience through creative ideas and pertinent observations. I do not feed any particular worldview.

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