hello, olde chess friends say hi
play e4 as white, the benoni & najdorf as black
USCF life Class A player .... studied tons of endgames the last few years
favourite players include Morphy, Capablanca, Botvinnik, Tal, Karpov & Kasparov.
favourite comtemporary players, include, Anand, Naka, Caruana, and Topalov.
love to play the guitar, weighlift, cross-country skiing, saltwater aquariums, and hiking
visiting national parks also big on the list
chess goals include to play when im 95 ( ... not to far away in years :) .... ) and get back up to 2000 uscf
plan on retiring and travel europe playing in low-rated tourneys when im olde and grey ( ... also not far away :) .... )
taking lessons from top Azerbaijan GM :)