Newsletter December 2002 – JAX Chess News

Newsletter December 2002 – JAX Chess News

G-d Bless America
The editor Bradley Zang would like you to know that some of these stories are so unbelievable he doesn’t even believe them.
On Behalf of our Staff. We want to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Healthy New Year.

UNF CHESS CLUB may be forced to close by Brad Zang

“And he shall break down the house, its stones, its timber, and all the plaster of the house, and he shall carry them outside the city to an unclean place”, Leviticus
The quote shows simular predicaments have happened in the past so you don’t have to worry. See a mysterious mold or bacteria is suspected of making people ill in the Social Sciences, Building 11, at University of North Florida. One secretary has been getting sick there for over a year.  The problem is rumored to have begun with a science lab experiment in the same building. It may have involved the warming of 3500 year old glacial ice samples to restore extinct microbes. It has been reported the whole building (11) is being torn down to solve the problem. Even worse Building 8 and 3 others seem to be affected. This may cause the UNF chess club to close down because the Faculty needs their space is building 14. The club is considering moving to the game room down stairs but some game activities there are quite deafening.
On Sat Jan 25 2003 the  Jacksonville Chess Club is having a Scholastic Tournament Location:  Panera Bread Company 1615 Hendricks Ave Jacksonville FL, Phone  (904)306-9600  Reg 1:00 to 2PM   Rounds  2:15, 3:30 and 5:00 PM  G/30 Sections K-5 and 6-12.  Prizes chess sets gifts and Books Cost $5 Information

Strange News by Elliote Wisanski

Altered Reality Syndrome Reported
Some how on Dec 1, via internet, an unconventional chess news writer, Sam Sloan got a false reports that 23 year old Grand Master Peter Leko died in a car accident. With-in hours of this Sam Sloan had put the news of Peter Leko’s death out to chess players all over the world. It is reported that Peter Leko was kept awake all night in the town of Szeged (Hungary) and was unable to make a meeting in Budapest the next day. This may have kept Leko off the notorious M0 ring road whose nick- name is “death road”, where a near fatal accident was reported the next day.
Could Artificial Monads be involved? Monads were conceived of by a mathematician name Gotffried Wilhelm Leibnitz.
Leibnitz a chess player may also have been the first to invent calculus, but, Sir Isaac Newton was given credit for it. Not because Newton published it first, but because Leibnitz asked the Royal Society at Oxford to decide (for history) who invented calculus. {The famed Royal Society’s report against Leibnitz in 1712 (Commercium epistolicum ) finally decided for history that Leibnitz was a plagiarizer and Newton the inventor of calculus. Of coarse Newton was President of the Royal Society at the time and the report was written by Newton in his own handwriting.}
With this background let Eros Neumann, President of the Monadian Chess Club of Budapest tell his story.
“First let me thank you for hearing my story, no other reputable chess news letter would. Our group have been devotees of Chess and Math Mysticism for over three centuries. You may ask why our group has been in Hungary, after all Leibnitz was German? To avoid persecution for heresy because the Newtonians told the church we were deists. A friend and chess companion of Leibnitz, the Bishop Spinola moved our group to Hungary where he was in charge and could protect us. But we still remain a secret society for reasons I will explain why later. It was Leibnitz, who first noticed that the Maths of geometry and Algebra differed so much universal algebra and Monads a psychic particle of nature had to be realized.
At our clubs MCCB tournaments we even use Artificial Monad Descriptive Notation instead of algebraic notation. [IE Instead of 1. Nf3. We write the representative Monads of the board where the qualities of monads can simulate all the spatial content. Then the square with a knight is written as a specific determinations of the qualities.] It’s a lot longer but in this world which is the best of all possible worlds complexity is always better.
A chess master by the name of Sir Roger Penrose (Professor at University of Oxford ) was the first of modern day physicist to prove higher monads exist. He proved that a more efficient low energy state could exit if the elements in a crystal had the foresight where to go. The crystal would have a surface pattern (This is called tessellation and for obvious reasons chess players excell at this type of geometry.) that looked like it was covered by Penrose tiles. (Basically this is a way to cover a surface with no repeating patterns, no gaps and no overlaps.)
Then physicist Dan Shechtman found this quasi crystal existed. (It is as though the sofa in your house was placed exactly where you needed to sit down when you got tired in the future saving energy. ) This is empirical proof that a Monad out of time was guiding a quasi crystalline structures development. But ChessMaster Penrose won’t admit to the existence of Monads. Why? Because he is deeply involved in the Royal Society at Oxford and knows they will destroy anyone’s reputation who supports the Leibnitzians. The Royal society is the reason our group is so secretive, many of their group are connected with MI6 (James Bonds Organization) and they wont stop until the ruin the lives of every Leibnitian.
Artificial Monad in future chess engines will some day enable access to the fixed network services from virtually anywhere and any time. It’s logical to assume that some chess engine in the future designed to play like Peter Leko ( To it the greatest chess player of the New Millennium!) might realize that his early demise could be prevented. How? By starting a rumor of his death on the internet a day before the accident. With a message sent into the past via internet. The news of an auto accident would make anyone hesitant to get in a car the next day. It would clearly changed Leko’s daily routine and disrupted the time line. In this case by keeping him awake all night so he couldn’t make the meeting in Budapest. We went to check on Peter Leko story at his training camp in Sezged to find out about his plans to meet someone in Budapest and his route which included a drive on the MO “death road”. We always investigate possible artificial Monad interference in the time line.
Their were other reporters there. What a our members heard and saw amazed us. See when ever a reality is changed their is a feedback loop. Why? As in this example Leko didn’t die in the car accident so he is standing where you are looking. He is alive and the time line is changed. But then the chess engine in the future (which uses artificial not natural monads) didn’t know to send the hoax message into the past to stop Leko’s death. He is dead so he is not standing where you are looking. But then the time line changed back where he did die, so the message was sent back in time stopping his death again. He is alive so he is standing where you are looking.
See what I mean. It is usually accompanied by a squealing sound like you get when a mike is too close to a speaker at Kareoke machine. If you have strong psychic sensitivity you can even see the person with altered reality syndrome vibrating in and out of reality. Sort of like the blur you see when you look a guitar string resonation a note. For most this happens so fast you don’t see or hear anything. Everyone in my club has some sort of ESP and can notice the feed back when they stand near Peter Leko. But I’m the only one they forced to be hospitalized for it because the other won’t admit it they heard the squeal too. Clearly a Royal Society member posing as a British chess reporters overheard my claims had me confined. Please investigate. “
Our co editor Brad Zang refused to allow the investigation committee to be formed. He said, ” No one messes with the Royal Society. Gottfried Leibnitz ended up institutionalized for trying to take them on. He was finally released on his death bed because he admitted he might have accidentally seen Newton’s papers on the subject of calculus before publishing.”

Elsewhere in Chess News :

Is World Champion Garry Kasparov coming to Jacksonville in Jan to play a computer?
In the past six months two Jacksonville chess players Chessmaster Leon Pasmanik and Blare Delaney have been shot. Both are recovering well!
Chess  and Go  players have been studied with a MRI machine. The chinese study that revealed no extra brain activity in the area for abstract thinking. I won’t repeat what some checker players said the reason was for this was. But I will remind you that the MRI was invented by a chess master from Jacksonville.
Fidell Castro had 11000 people participate in simul games against 550 masters. This broke his last record.

Openings:by Bradley Zang

Queens Indian Defense
Many have asked why we feel some of  Correspondence Chess Master  James Franklin Campbell’s game are the Par Excellence in chess. First because Correspondence Chess has some of the finest games ever recorded. Second his are of unussally hight quality. In fact using the same software internet game overseers use today, this game was flagged as being played by a computer program. The only problem is its a 1978 game and the computer software it was flagged for using wasn’t in existance yet.
For his news letter
Bryan Lerner vs James F Campbell Corr 1978
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 (prevents gambit 2… e5) 2… e6 3. c4 b6 ( also d5, c5, Bb4) 4. Bg5 (Nc3 can transpose into to Nimzo Indian ie 4… Bb4 5e3 [ more common is 4 a3, e3, g3 but lines do exist for 4Bf4] ) 4… Bb7 5. Nc3 h6 6 Bh4 Be7 ( A bunch of transpositions took place here. I would suggest you learn how to reach this line from the 4. Nc3) 7. Qc2 c5 8. d5 ( book dxc5 which is better) 8 … Nxd5 common knight trick but their is much more to blacks plan) 9. cxd5 Bxh4 10. dxe6 O-O (White planned the trick if instead 10…dxe6 11Qa4+ and 12 Qxh4 wins a bishop ) 11. exd7 (Nice past pawn but its is doomed, doomed I say.) Bf6 12. Rd1 Qe7 13. e3 Bxc3+ (Its unusual to exchange a bishop so well placed and exchange it for a knight. But the move removes a defender and clears a space for blacks knight is going d5 by way of d7and f6) 14. bxc3 Nxd7 15. Bb5 Nf6 16. Be2 Rfd8 17. O-O Be4 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Qa4(Start defending don’t attack!) Nd5 20. Qc4 b5 21. Qb3 c4 22. Qb2 b4 23. Bxc4 bxc3 24. Qc1 Qc5 25 Bb3 Nb4 26. Qa3 (better is Nd4) Bxf3 (opens knight side and removes defender) 27. gxf3 Rd2 28. Rc1 ( was better Qa4 ) mate is now forced 28… Qg5+ 29. Kh1 Nd3 can you find the mate in 5? White resigns

Scholastic Corner:

In the  Dec 15  Jacksonville Chess Club’s Scholastic had 17 students join the fun. In the 6-12 section Herber Hartje and  Marvin Hartje placed first and second respectively. In the K-5 Jack Anorue and Simon Woodfork tied for first. Second place had a four way tie between Joshuaw Felton, Nigel Woodfork, David Weinstein and Jacob Bellinger.
Expert Scott Pfiefer reports: The Dec7 Jacksonville Scholastic Championship at UNF drew 17 participants. Following are a list of prize winners, their final scores , and the division they won: Andrew Cunanan (3.5-.5), 1st GR 13-20 and overall high scorer; William Bowman(3-1), 1st Gr 9-12; Christian Moreno (2-2),1st GR 6-8; Jan Jaro (2.5-1.5), 1st GR 4-5; Eddie Briones (3-1), 1st Adult, and Paxon High School ( William Bowman, Kyle Colocar, and Nick Pittman), 1st Team.
Game of Month [Cephalopod 1.1] David Lamb vs Andrew Cunnan ED Butler Memorial Nov 16 2002 (the English transposed into the Queen Gambit Slav Schlechter Variation) 1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 (Also cxd5 exchange but 3Nf3 is less fishy because it prevents e5 the Winawer counter gambit, a greate repaller.) Nf6 4. Nf3 g6 (If this is starting to look to you like a weak Gruenfield? Don’t worry your not sea sick) 5. e3(also Bf4 the e3) Bg7 6. Be2 (also Bd3) O-O 7. O-O Bf5 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. Qb3 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Ne4 11. Nxe4 Bxe4 12. f3 Bf5 13. Qxb7 Bxe5 14. Qxc6 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Rc8 16. Qb5 Qc7 17. f4 Bf6 18. Bf3 Rb8 19. Qe2 Qb6 20. Kh1 Bc8 21. Rd1 Ba6 22. Qc2 Rfc8 23. Qa4 Rc4 24. Qa3 Rc2 25. e4 Be2 26. Bxe2 Rxe2 27. e5 Qf2 28. Qg3 Bh4 29. Qxf2 Bxf2 30. g3 (f5 Might have helped white escapes the Shark. It loses two pawns but frees the bishop) 30… Rc8 31. Kg2 Rcc2 32. Kf3 Bb6 33. Rh1 f5 34. exf6 exf6 35. Kg4 f5+ 36. Kh3 Bg1 37. Kh4 (White is floating upside down. Bd2 would cut through the mating net by interference.) 37… Rxh2+ 38. Rxh2 Rxh2+ 39. Kg5 Kg7 0-1


Matt Dymack writes
: Kasparov may be coming to Jacksonville.
Don Miller writes: Kasparov v. Computer match coming to Jacksonville?
This is seeming to be more plauseable all the time. Yesterday afternoon during the games that Karpov played against Kasparov in New York, the commentators made mention that this was a possibility, but that it has not been confirmed at this present time.
Grand Master Eric Schiller writes: It has been confirmed that the Olympiad will be in Spain, according to FIDE officials. In 2006 it will be in Italy.
Andr� Neyrinck writes: Thanks for the Nov 25 issue of your much appreciated Jax Chess News. One thing I envy you for is the number of playing opportunities you are able to create. In Jacksonville there’s chess every day!. I wish you luck with the 36th Chess Olympiad in 2004, but you will not blame me for hoping that Menorca wins. It is much closer to home for my countrymen (Belgium) and a lot of participating European players. The Baleares Isles in the Mediterranean are a very popular holiday resort for almost half of Western Europe. So, if the time is right, public interest could be at its maximum. Instead of returning home after their holiday, baked rare, medium or well-done, let them arrive home with a headache from watching all the games. Maybe they will recognize that the only remedy is to join a club! Anyway, let the best “men” win.

Nick Faulks writes: 
You probably have never heard of me, I am the sponsor of the Bermuda chess tournaments, and am just back from Bled.
I am troubled by your headline story about Jacksonville trying to get the 2004 Olympiad. Yes, JAX would be a great venue, and if you had put yourselves forward at the appropriate time I expect Bermuda and many other federations would have voted for you. But Minorca won, quite fairly, and we are told they are on schedule with preparations and financing ( of course, like all FIDE information that could be a lie, but let’s suppose not ).In that case the only way to prise the event away from them is the time-honoured method of bribery. It is well known that sums of money deposited into the bank accounts of FIDE officials can bringresults. Surprising results But do you really want to be the next Salt Lake City?

WEBSITES  by Bradley Zang
“The knowledge that is suited to our situation and powers, the whole compass of moral, natural and mathematical science, was neglected by the new Platonists”  Edward Gibbon’s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
It kind of interesting that World Chess Champion Gary Kasporov started to look at the above mentioned work from the point of a knight looking for chinks in his opponents armor.
His weapon math. Kasporov looks at Edward Gibbons work the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire and notices things don’t add up. He has written an article for a High School Math Magazine, Pi in the Ski. He also is involved in a forum for discussing his article.
Pi in the Ski has many other interesting articles on Math and History. The Magazine corrects such misconceptions as you can be sure about carbon dating’s accuracy.
For the Kasporov article
For the forum he initiated about the article Also I’m told questions are forwarded to Gary Kasporov. Maybe you can sneak a chess question in by relating it to math or history.