I have little hope of becoming more than a patzer at chess (started playing at age 41) but I have my area of expertise
if you are interested in creative music check out www.nedrothenberg.com... c'est moi
look at my liblist %26 for a hilarious Smallville-Talion (Nakamura-Kamsky) game. How can chess be hilarious? Check it out....
I enjoy intelligent chat during (standard time control) or after a game but trash talk and insults just add you to my censor list....
If there is time I enjoy mexamining interesting games together afterwards
takeback only for obvious mouseslip
fool-proof way to advance civilization:
Beam all religious zealots to an island with plenty of weapons (how about all the weapons?) so they can send each other to 'Heaven'
OK, Scottie, ready with the transporter?..... Scottie? you there...?