Chess History Quiz, Question #3

Answer from yesterday: He settled in New York in 1883 and lived there for the rest of his life.

Question 3: Mikhail Botvinnik played rematches for the World Championship one year after having lost the title in 1958 (against Smyslov) and 1961 (against Tal). Why didn’t he play a rematch against Petrosian in 1964, after having lost the title in 1963?

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Mahjong tournament in Chengdu, China

Mahjong: a popular game in Asia for 4 players (photo: Wikipedia)

NB! Deadline for signing up is August 31! Contact me.

Wellness Mahjong arranges the first ever tournament of its kind from October 22-24 2019, with additional 2 days of sightseeing from October 25-26. Chengdu is the hometown of Panda and a popular tourist attraction.

3 countries will be represented: Japan, China and USA. Currently we need 1 more player for the American team, so if you are interested, read on and don’t hesitate to contact me!

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