Online chess with DGT board

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Got over the initial excitement of using DGT board to play against Fritz. But the novelty quickly wore off after losing 3 games in a row. Next I wanted to see if it was possible to play online chess against real humans using the DGT...
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Wilayah Kompleks still accessible

Even though the Dang Wangi road right in front of Wilayah is closed off.. players do not have to worry as they can still access Wilayah Kompleks via Jln Munsyi Abdullah. Just come from Lebuh Ampang direction
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Car Free Day!

Just before the last day of Selangor Open we get to witness “Car Free Day” just right in front of Wilayah Kompleks. If I had a bicycle I would have definitely joined in the fun The “car free day” doesn't last the whole day though....
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World Youngest FIDE Master

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Nouri Alekhine is the world youngest FIDE master. That’s a picture of him and his father who is also an FM. He got is FM title at age 7 winning the ASEAN age group in 2013 dnd he is participating in the Selagor Open 2014....
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Porridge

Petaling Street famous raw fish porridge. The shop is opened 4am. Easy on the stomach so I think its good food for chess players. Thin slices of fish pured into pipng hot porridge.      
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MICS anyone?

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Malaysian Internet Chess Server. (Think ICC or FICS) A few years ago I toyed with the idea of setting up my own ICC / FICS like server since the source code for it is open source and easily downloadable. If it was that easy, there...
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Meeting new people

One thing that keeps me interested in chess blogging is meeting new people. I am particularly egotistical to know whether these new strangers have read my blogs. Granted gilachess was down for a year I didn't expect them to. I was pleasantly surprised when asked...
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Desktop PC

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Nowadays notebooks and tablets are so prevalent almost nobody looks around to buy a new desktop PC.   I haven't owned a desktop PC for years!   I saw this offer while buying a replacement webcam for the live NC broadcast. It certainly is cheap...
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