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Month: October 2014

2014 European Youth Chess Championship in Batumi, Georgia

In October this year, we spent 10 days in Batumi, Georgia participating in the 2014 European Youth Chess Championship. The thought of visiting a former Soviet country conjured up images of frozen gray buildings inhabited by equally lifeless, desolate people. The reality, however, was completely and positively different, reminding us once again that pre-conceived beliefs are no substitute for experience.