The Olympiad in Tromsö. Where to start? Obviously it is something one ought to write a seriously genial piece on or not write anything at all. The information regarding the games, the food, the toilets(!) and just about every aspect of it, seem to have spiraled out of control and I respectfully decline to make any further statements on the matter. (Which is a bit hypocritical considering I am about to publish a short piece about it in a Swedish chess magazine. Well, I have always held consistency at arm’s length.) The game below was the first decent game I managed to play in the Olympiad and it should be of some interest for those of you who play the Dutch:
I have finally recuperated after my chess-intense summer and intend to publish more frequently in the coming months.