Give future a chance.

December 31, 2017

“As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French aviator, writer and poet (1900-1944)

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3 non-profit organizations (amongst many others) working for a better future:

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Don’t be fooled!

December 3, 2017


Mikhail Chigorin (on the right) vs. Siegbert Tarrasch (on the left) in Berlin, 1905

“Mistrust is the most necessary characteristic of the chess [abalone] player.”

Siegbert Tarrasch, German chess champion (1862-1934)

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    FOOLED!   NOT FOOLED!

(click on the smileys to see the possible endgames)        .

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Did you really find the best move?

October 22, 2017

Dr. Emanuel Lasker der deutsche Ex-Schachweltmeister, beabsichtigt im Frühjahr dieses Jahres seine Weltmeisterschaft wieder zurückzuerobern!
Dr. Emanuel Lasker in seinem Berliner Heim.

“Wenn du einen guten Zug siehst, such nach einem besseren.” *
* “When you see a good move, look for a better one.”

Emanuel Lasker, German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher (1868-1941)

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Defeats are more challenging than victories.

October 15, 2017


Ernesto “Che” Guevara in Havana, Cuba, 1962

“No se vive celebrando victorias, sino superando derrotas.” *
* “Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.”

Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Argentine physician and revolutionary (1928-1967)

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Stay motivated!

September 24, 2017


‘Old Lion’ Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill, English statesman (1874-1965)

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Two players’ visiting cards from old versions of MiGs (click to enlarge).

Better to pump even if nothing happens…

September 10, 2017

Les shadoks à grosse tête, dans la deuxième série “Les shadoks” créée par Jacques Rouxel
Shadoks with big head, in the second series “shadoks” created by Jacques Rouxel

“When one tries continuously, one ends up succeeding. Thus, the more one fails, the greater the chance that it will work.”

Jacques Rouxel, French film animator (1931-2004)

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