μηδὲν ἄγαν

December 28, 2014

columns_temple_Apollo_Delphi_GreeceRebuilt columns of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, Greece.

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μηδὲν ἄγαν

(“Nothing in excess.”)

Inscription from the pediment of the temple of Apollo at Delphi, Greece.

Oracle of Delphi

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Turn your loss into a win

December 21, 2014

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José Raúl Capablanca at the Moscow 1925 chess tournament.

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“You may learn much more from a game you lose than from a game you win. You will have to lose hundreds of games before becoming a good player.”

José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban World Chess Champion (1888-1942)

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Abalone, a permanent art form

December 14, 2014

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Go Seigen at the Ing Cup finals in March 2009. Photo: Zhang Jingna*

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Aba-go (design & picture by Eob)

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“[…] for people who play it, Go [Abalone] is like an eternal friend, a permanent art form.”

Go Seigen, Chinese-born Japanese Go grandmaster (1914-2014)

*  Zhang Jingna is a Singapore based professional photographer and a Go player

 

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